Parallel Computing of FESTC

I am running the FESTC1.4.1 of the CONUS domain with minimum crop acres at 0. In this scenario, for each crop, the computing time of “EPIC spin up run” would be exceeding 24 hours. Is there a way of the FESTC to be run in a faster way because the HPC platform of my university can only run a job that computing time is less than 24 hours, such as in a parallel way?


Taking a quick look at the code (as a software engineer who has been responsible for a number of efficiently-parallelized models), I would not want to touch it: the model is so (Fortran-66!) structured that it would be an enormous amount of work to re-structure it to make the parallelism accessible.