Yesterday, 1:10 AM · 1703 replies and 100895 views.
I got no skin in this game. I've deliberately kept out of BRC business because, well, the BRC is yours, not mine. I don't want to make it mine. But as a guest BRC race organizer, I gotta say this:
A rule like this should be, well, a rule. It should be on the page with how to make a BRC Race Banner, or something. As clever as Furrycat's §4.6 rule is, it's buried on page 9 of a race that was held a year ago. This is very much a "It was on display in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying Beware of the Leopard." Even discussing it here, in this thread right now is ultimately pointless unless it gets written down somewhere. How would a first-time organizer know this was a thing, or even a regular one for that matter, if they miss staff meetings?
At the very least it should brought up when the race is being discussed, not randomly six days into an eight-day event. If I had known that BRC race organizers weren't supposed to run, I wouldn't have blown...