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Breaking the Five-Minute 'Beer Mile' Brews Controversy (Read 163 times)

jimmyb


    Breaking the Five-Minute 'Beer Mile' Brews Controversy

     

    Interesting followup to one of the great accomplishments this past year, and in the WSJ.

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      Does anyone else find the rule-mongering around what is essentially a silly event to be somewhat counter-intuitive?


      Prince of Fatness

        Does anyone else find the rule-mongering around what is essentially a silly event to be somewhat counter-intuitive?

         

        Yes.

        Semi-retired.

        jimmyb


          Does anyone else find the rule-mongering around what is essentially a silly event to be somewhat counter-intuitive?

           

          Silly? I think it should be an Olympic event. There could be a whole category of events done while trying to finish off a certain amount of a drug.

           

          The 6-hour Acid Amble.

           

          The One-Prescription Pharmaceutical 50k.

           

          The Toke 10k.

           

          The Peyote Run Around The Sweat Lodge 1000 Lapper. 

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            Does anyone else find the rule-mongering around what is essentially a silly event to be somewhat counter-intuitive?

             

            Completely!!

            - Joe

            We are fragile creatures on collision with our judgment day.

              ... Rubik's Cube mile??


              Interval Junkie --Nobby

                You know, that Ben & Jerry's 4x4 record looks soft to me.

                2015 Goals: Chicago Marathon PR

                Current Status 04/23: Having a good time running with grumps

                  Does anyone else find the rule-mongering around what is essentially a silly event to be somewhat counter-intuitive?

                   

                  BUT HOW DO WE KNOW THAT TRACK WAS EVEN REGULATION??

                   

                  Also, uh, yeah a bit.

                   

                  Though the headline implies more controversy than actually exists.

                   

                  Its great that the beer mile made the WSJ and NYT. So there's that.

                  Runners run.

                  jimmyb


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                      ... Rubik's Cube mile??

                       

                      ... 19:56. Pretty sure I could do < 10:00 with a little dusting off of skills.