Really Am Skuj said 2 months agoQuoting: Anonymous
"this post is so disheartening that I hope it was a joke."
It has 4 green thumbs at the time of this posting. Clearly we have a lot of work to do.
I agree, it is possibly the worst post I've seen at trackie. Quote comment
Feb 23rd, 2018
Feb 23rd, 2018
Runningman said 2 months agoQuoting: Anonymous
"Plenty of those:
The elder of the Ping sisters has slipped considerably this XC season and the younger is now performing better than the elder. This could be temporary but I suspect not because we see it more often than not. A runner has better results at 13 than at 15 have we seen this before? A runner is often faster at 15 than at 18. Since they don't award scholarships to those under 17 lets not get excited by the next great young athlete. Quote comment
Anonymous said 2 months ago
[QUOTE]Quoting: OldsterQuote comment
"No sport is without risks, distance running included. My point it that the attention to the risk female distance runners face is grossly disproportionate to its severity. ... ...
Finally, what, indeed, if serious distance running might pose to some risks (small though they may be) to women's long term "reproductive health"? In purely hypothetical terms, doesn't a female distance runner have the same basic right to sacrifice her ability to reproduce .. ..
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