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The hurdle events. Now, why would anyone invent a race where obstacles are actually put in your path, obstacles as high as your hips that you are expected to get over while not losing stride or tripping, and while running as fast as you can? It often seems like a crazy event.
The hurdles is one track and field event that combines speed, flexibility, coordination, strength, technique and conditioning like no other event. And, if you want to run an event that all track and field spectators watch, whether they favor the sprints or the distance races, run the hurdles and you'll be a star.