Rat Race


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A difficult, tiring, often competitive activity or routine, especially referring to one’s job
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Councillor Norma Wilburn, Stockton Council's Cabinet Member for Arts, Leisure and Culture, said: "Rat Race has had a great innings since it arrived in 2011, but the feeling from its organisers is that the market in this particular genre is now saturated, which makes it an ever-more difficult challenge to grow the event as much as they'd like to.
The whole Rat Race concept was born in Edinburgh by Jim Mee of Detail Events who has expanded the Rat Race Urban Adventure Series throughout the world.
This was Belfast's second Rat Race and Jim Cree, the creator of the event, said: "Belfast offers a really eclectic mix of adventure opportunities."
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Credit crunch-hit Brit workers are increasingly quitting the rat race, and going for what they call "fun-employment".
HUNDREDS of adventure-seekers took to the streets for this year's Rat Race, managing to kayak, abseil, run and cycle in just eight hours.
Well ladies the fastest race in a rat race is still a rat.
WHILE THE MAJORITY OF SOCIETY RUNS THE RAT RACE AND GOES THROUGH THE MOTIONS WE BARGE FULL SPEED AND MAKE UP OUR OWN RULES.
Women in the West have always worked, of course, but over the past five decades they've fought hard for equal access to the more rewarding lanes in the capitalist rat race. Trouble is, while reforming workplace and educational opportunities for women, less attention was paid to reforming Western society as a whole to the new realities.
Winning The Rat Race At Work by human resources professional Peter R.
Enlarging upon themes are new details on the secretive rat race which gamers can use in their games, paired with new adventures and descriptions.
The Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge, only 10 miles as the crow flies from the fishing village of Homer, was worlds away from the rat race I was leaving behind for a week.
A lot of them try to stay right in the North, since the reason they came here in the first place was to experience a smaller city, perhaps more like their hometown, away from the rat race that is Toronto.