Trivia From The Track

According to the latest issue of Runner’s World, the tradition of running track counter-clockwise could have originated from one of two different ideas.

Traditionally, its believed that running counter-clockwise came from the Greek and Roman chariot races. It’s believed that they kept to the right so that the hand that sported the sword would be on the outside.

The other school of thought is that runner’s are always trying to beat the clock.


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