This is the world’s fastest backwards runner. He likes to see where he’s been. He says he’s learned to see things with a different perspective, and to compete with his own shadow.
This post has a link to a Wikipedia list of non-professional runners. where you can see Turing’s time. Next to him on the list is Shinya Yamanaka, the scientist who won the Nobel Prize a few years ago for stem-cell research.
I wasn’t surprised to see Haruki Murakami on the list, but I didn’t know Mao Asada was a runner, too.