Race walking is like running, except you have to keep one foot touching the ground at all times and your leg, when touching the ground, needs to be perfectly straight. Deadspin has an expansive guide if you’re curious for more information.
The eventual winner will finish in one hour, 18 minutes, and 46 seconds. That’s a little faster than 6:30-minute miles. Walking. You can close your mouth now.
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