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    Running Boom of the 1970s

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    with suspicion. It was also believed that women could do permanent harm to themselves by running more than one mile. So it makes you wonder what exactly happened to change all this? I plan to investigate this topic by studying the athletes who ran distance at this point in time and what their relationship to the public was. I also plan on researching the person who made exercise popular as well as how athletic companies fanned the fire. I will research these topics by reading books from my local library

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    focus, could achieve such tasking running distance. Elite runners complete the marathon course in just over 2 hours, while the average runner completes it in about 4.5 hours. It’s difficult to comprehend how someone could run, consistently, for 4.5 hours.The actual marathon is simply a formality as the journey starts the day training begins. The outcome, the day of the marathon, is dependent on how successful the training program was executed. Long distance runners are the biggest advocates of the

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    The Cycle of Selfhood in Sillitoe

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    “Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.” Introduction Contemporary working class fiction from the British Isles is fraught with class struggle and it’s a topic that drove much of the work of the Angry ... ... middle of paper ... ...Lessons of the long-distance runner.” The New Criterion (2008): 23-28. Academic Search Complete. Web. 13 Oct. 2011. Daniels, Stephen, and Simon Rycroft. “Mapping the Modern City: Alan Sillitoe’s Nottingham Novels.” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 18.4

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    Track and field- athletic events that take place indoors or outdoors on a running track and a nearby field; it includes track events and field events. Did you know that over two hundred countries participate in noteable track competitions like the Olympics or other world championships? Track is a sport where participants compete in races and field events with a team. Team members can engage in a variety of different events including the mile run, 800 meter, 400 meter, 200 meter dash, 100 meter dash

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    Turf over Land - Track vs. Cross Country

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    high school running, there are two types of runners: cross country runners and track runners. I am both, as I have been in cross country since seventh grade and track since first grade. I know how it feels to train and compete in both, and I have come to a conclusion that track & field is way better than cross country. In cross country, the season is much longer than track. To non-runners, the season is about 3 months long. However, in the eye of a runner, summer training makes it even longer by at

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    The History of Track and Field

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    Track and field is a form of exercise that has historically given talented individuals an opportunity to show their athleticism through events like sprinting, relays, and long jumping. Track and field is also a form of a challenge because it gives the athlete a chance to see who is the best in the world because in track in field u compete against others around the world and county districts. Track and field begined in 776.b.c when a cook named koroibos who was from Elis won a race that was ran over

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    Cross Country Vs Field

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    There are many sports which are very similar. Most of the time, cross country and track and field are two sports that are constantly mistaken for each other. Track and field has more events so it’s more diverse and open to many different types of athletes, as opposed to just long distance runners in cross country. Cross country and track and field are very different sports and it’s much easier to distinguish between the two after the differences between them are known. There are very few similarities

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    sprinted a short distance on a track or have run at least a lap on a track for a period of time. Many people that have play sports have experienced sprinting or long distance running. Some sports like basketball, baseball, football and sprinting event in track require short burst of speed. While sports like cross country or some events for track and field require endurance for these events. In the Olympics for example there are many differences between sprinters and long distance runners. These differences

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    Track and Field events, also known as athletics, have progressed a great deal since their birth in Olympus, around the ninth century B.C. More athletes and more nationalities compete in Track and Field than in any other Olympic sport. Athletics is one of the largest attractions at the Modern Olympics, drawing in huge crowds of spectators and creating interest at summer Olympics. Track and Field events have come a long way since the Ancient Greek Olympic games. Many events and techniques have been

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    the oval, beat up track field their freshmen year, their ultimate goal is to compete at the State Championship. If a runner is a senior, ending the career with fellow teammates and hearing the cheers of thousands of people will make their memories last a lifetime. For those who are fortunate enough to run in multiple events, hearing the team and the crowd urge you in every step can give you a great boost of confidence and energy like no other. At West, there is at least one event that goes to State

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