At > 300 pounds you are in the less top 1% of clydesdales
I do think one of the great things about clydesdale categories is that they can provide motivation to keep with training. I ran my 1st weight category race in 2004 at Twin Cities Marathon - that winter would have been the end to my running, but I did pretty decent in the weight category (Weight 232), so I stuck with it.
200 Lbs is 200 lbs whether you're 5' 6" and 256 or 7' and 265. You're clydesdale. I had hoped to stay out of the category when I hit 224 but I rebounded to 302...back to building up my runs and doing my first 5K as a run in a while.
Is the question "Should we create a category for 300 LBS. or more? NO!
JUST BE GLAD THAT YOU'RE NOT COMPETING IN "AGE" BRACKETS. I was in the USTA as a 3.0 player and when I hit my senior years I could have competed in my age bracket....Who knows...I could have played a 4.5 rated player.
Want recognition...Finish FIRST through THIRD overall or in your age category or DEAD LAST!