Coronation Racing

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The Coronation, Explained

Constance Grady | Vox | 3rd May 2023

A symbolic block of sandstone, two 17C sceptres, an infamous colonial diamond, a performance by Katy Perry — the upcoming coronation of Charles III and its associated festivities unites all of these disparate elements and more. This account of the details involved eschews obsequiousness for the facts, bizarre as they are. Whether you will be waving a flag or not, this is a rare spectacle (3,298 words)

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Racing Against Death

Brett Popplewell | Walrus | 1st May 2023

Profile of an 82-year-old ultramarathon runner. "At any given time, he looked the part both of a battle-hardened warrior and a sage, old mystic. Especially when he slowed his pace, approaching a fellow runner who was keeled over in pain. He would appear to them like some half-naked septuagenarian messiah, his figure distorted through their sweat-blurred vision" (3,317 words)

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