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Shanghai marathon, age-grading and minimal shoes

Ran the Shanghai marathon today.

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Barkley 100

It advertises itself as one of the worlds toughest 100-mile trail runs, it must be because the ratio of finishers to runners starting it beats anything else by a mile (about 1.5%). I like the humility of the ‘one of the’ … Continue reading

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Egyptian retail corruption as a sign of the times?

Our pattern-seeking species is very good at confusing correlation with causality. Brian Clegg‘s Dice World That I just read on my travel from Cairo to Nijmegen says some memorable things about that. We actually go way beyond correlation as a basis … Continue reading

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