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Fast Starts: How Fast is Too Fast?

More on the Dangers of Starting too Fast in the Marathon

TLDR;

  • The faster you start the slower you finish, or so the data says; based on an analysis of Chicago Marathon runners.
  • Starting too fast also dramatically increases the chances that you will hit the wall, at least up to a point; the highest percentage of…

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barrysmyth

barrysmyth

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Professor of Computer Science at University College Dublin. Focus on AI/ML and recommender systems, with applications in e-commerce, media, and health.