Caught by surprise32

They started the race at least two minutes early. Believe me, my New York time I always keep perfect, and I had got the New York time transferred into Greek time. But they started at least two minutes early.

Many people were surprised. They were just chatting and all of a sudden they heard a sound: “Boom!” Many people were murmuring, “It is not time, it is not time.” But we ran.

RB 96. 7 October 1979