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    Quote Originally Posted by 26mi235 View Post
    What; how is this remotely a real response. I think a lot of people wore things for that race that were less effective than a wet suit, like all of the people that dropped out because of hypothermia. A lot of wetsuits are small and have a front zipper, they can also be quite thin. How about some reasoned comment would be worse than what failed for a lot of elite runners?
    It's real alright. Hopefully I don't see the day when I've nothing better to do than seriously entertain the notion of running a marathon in a wetsuit. Might as well have a smoke every 5 clicks while you're at it.
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    People have run marathons dressed as hotdogs, Barney the Dinosaur, waiters carrying a drink tray, and more. Wetsuit is the next logical extension.
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    Greed and commercialism if the enemy of sport.
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    Huge number of Cain photos, most from the early years of her career. Hope she can get back on track and that there will be many more to come...

    https://www.usatoday.com/picture-gal...rs/2528816001/
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    There was a good op-ed piece by Lauren Fleshman in the NY Times the other day--it appeared on the front page here at the time:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/16/o...ls-sports.html

    Today's NY Times printed several letters to the editor on this subject, including one by noted track writer Marc Bloom:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/24/o...-athletes.html
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