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At lunch time there are runners everywhere.

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  1. You've really captured their expressions... uncomfy new running shoes perhaps? :D)

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  2. No. They seemed to be doing stretches and were having trouble balancing on one leg.

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  3. Especially while holding a phone. Good capture.

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  4. Phone while jogging is a form of ID. Strange that they are on different legs.

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    1. Well of course a phone is not a phone to a jogger. It isa source of music, a timekeeper, a distance keeper and who knows what else ... a heart monitor ... they are so clever these days.

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    1. They did help me by falling off balance several times and having to start again ... which gave me time to line up the shot which I missed on the first attempt.

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  6. Such concentration. Great capture.

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