My personal pet hate on here is when people ask a question and mention their weight, but not their height. Or the time they're aiming for without saying what their current PB is.
GWAR covers West End Girls:
Science FTW - http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/play/snake-oil-supplements/
Also, wash your hands.
There's some interesting stuff on PubMed about this.
This study has some stats - Cardiac arrest during long-distance running races
Cardiac arrest rate is 0.54 per 100,000 participants.
Male marathon runners are at most risk.
Of the 59 cases of cardiac arrest, 42 (71%) were fatal.
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