Running with Data
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Running with Data

Fast Starts = Slow Finishes (Chicago Edition)

What the data from the Chicago Marathon tells us about the dangers of starting too fast.


  • Starting too fast too early may wreck your marathon by as much as 60-minutes based on data from more than 400,000 Chicago Marathon finishers.
  • Going out too fast also makes you



A collection of articles at the intersection between data science and endurance running.

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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.