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Chinese marathoners chowed down on soap thinking they were energy bars

March 25, 2016 - Uncategorized

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If you’re running a marathon, it’s important to carbo-load before the race. Afterwards, it’s important to not eat soap, as was done by many participants in the Qingyuan marathon in south Chinas Guangdong province.

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The grape scented soaps were included in the post-race gift basket handed out to the marathon’s finishers. Since the packaging was in English, many saw the grapes on the packaging and just assumed, “Alright, food!”

Image: PEOPLE’S DAILY

They quickly came to the realization of, “Oh no! Soap!”

Image: people’s daily

An event coordinator promptly admitted to Yangtse Evening Post, The packs of soap were indeed like food packaging. It was a negligent mistake on our part”. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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