Is leading a race stupid?

Posted: July 1, 2011 in Uncategorized

This doesn’t exactly confirm what most racers are told not to do, but it does suggest that leading a race early is stupid. There is a reason “rabbits” are in races just to push the pace early, then drop off later. I imagine this is a important independent variable not included.

via Is leading a race stupid? Some 1500m championship data.

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