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pedestrianism – its race walking history

My pedestrianism page refers to the race walking hype called pedestrianism and links to an extensive wikipedia page  on the phenomenon. So the info here is not so much new as that it gives you a a nice visual introduction to its American history by way of a short video in which Matthew Algeo, the author of the 2014 Pedestrianism. When Watching People Walk Was America’s Favorite Spectator Sport, introduces this largely forgotten mass sports craze Continue reading