Fancy A Foot Race With A Horse?

Down to the Wire

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This week, Down To The Wire appropriately brings you a race, though not exactly a horse race. Call it a horse versus human race. And if you think you know the obvious winner, think again.

The Man v. Horse Marathon, which takes place in Wales each year since 1980, sets out to answer an epic pub brawl question: “Who’s faster in the long run, horses or humans?”

To find out, listen to the story on NPR here:

Or you can read about the results here: The Neighs Have It: Horse Outruns Man, But Just Barely.

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