Monthly Archives: July 2013

Never give up – Running and masochism

In last year’s boat race (2012) Oxford’s bow rower Alex Woods passed out from what was described by Oxford’s coach as “pushing himself beyond his limits”. Obviously this sparked a certain amount of debate about the expectation of endurance sport and … Continue reading

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The different types of runner – part 3

(follows on from part 1 and part 2) 1. Multi-eye disc-eye-plyne super athlete This guy is running in a local 10km race because the wind  is too much for surfing, too little for windsurfing, the football and rugby teams that … Continue reading

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