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wrose75
04-24-2003, 04:26 AM
Brush up your Cicero, or your Latin at least, since I suspect the practice
dates from the time of the Circus Maximus (built 6th c. BC), or earlier.

Bill R.

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From: "matt taylor"
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Subject: [BIOMCH-L] counter clockwise running tracks


This is just purely for interest, but does anyone know why athletic track
events take place counter clockwise and therefore always turn to the left.

many thanks for your help, will post reponses

Matt Taylor
PhD student - Roehampton Universtiy of Surrey

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