How do you train for the most polluted race in the world?


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/11/17/cough-cough.html


#2

Triathlons in Washington DC regularly cancel the swimming portion. The Potomac River is nasty. The air can be too but, it depends on whether or not congress is in session.


#3

I think I would expect there to be at least one U.S. runner who would want to go do this for bragging rights.

ETA: Just so you know, I’m not saying it’s a smart move.


#4

obligatory negative comment about video aspect ratio


#5

The Chinese are going to be pissed! Beijing had 600 and above for a week last December. Now Delhi is kicking their ass? NO, THIS WILL NOT STAND!


#6

These endurance athletes can be really masochistic. If you don’t think this really needs saying, believe me, it is worth saying.


#7

The only winning move is not to play.


#8

Didn’t they have an outbreak of bubonic plague recently?


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#10

Maybe strap a bunch of these plants on your front and back, and hope they clean the air for you rapidly?

Or…

http://e-sheep.sansara.net.ua/www.e-sheep.com/jain/40.html

using symbiotic “smart-leaves”:
http://e-sheep.sansara.net.ua/www.e-sheep.com/jain/45d.html


#11

E-sheep!
Synchronicitous you should bring them up. Some combination of recent events and pop cultural stuff this past week had me reminiscing about Apocamon again.


#12

30,000 brown skin people a year. See what you can accomplish without big government trying to regulate everything? /s


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