With Employee 1.1 on paternity leave, we realize we've failed to keep you up to date on Japanese news. Brett Larner has a story about how a runner in the Hakone Ekiden was nearly crushed a truck. See it for yourself.
Japanese citizens are irate with the police. When I first watched, I thought to myself, "My God, who runs straight into an intersection, but then I thought to myself, "That just shows you how hard the Japnese push. They are in a total trance."
So who's at fault? Police, runner or both?
Larner's article is here: