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Most all races go counterclockwise, especially foot races.

The reason for this has to do with the idea that the right side of the body is stronger, so the outside leg on a counterclockwise turn is designed to take advantage of this tendency.

This mostly gives advantage to right-oriented people, and left-oriented people have to accommodate the 'rightees.'

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โˆ™ 2015-02-25 09:04:39

Horse racing is clockwise in Europe.

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