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It really does come down to the competing versus completing. That single letter “L” makes a big difference. Many races are becoming a “bucket list item” for the masses – which is of course part of the direction that races are moving towards in becoming “Destination” races.
We can discuss the ideal, but it always comes down to a need to make money or at least break even and for that you need the masses.