Jobless rates rise as marathon times drop.
Interesting study by the Wall Street Journal on the effect of high un-employment on runners success. I guess it does prove that if you want to get better you need to dedicate full-time to running. A little more proof that if you really want to excel you need to focus solely on running. Not good news for those of us that work full-time, but it does prove why professional runners have a decided edge over runners who need to work. Getting laid off may just be the thing your running career needed!
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