My friend Roger was an outstanding sprinter on his high
school track team. He ran the anchor leg of the 4 x 400-yard relay team. At one
particular track meet, his relay was the last event of the day. If they won the
relay, the school would also win the entire meet.
The first three legs of the relay were very close. Roger
received the “anchor leg” baton in second place, but was able to sprint past
his opponent to a comfortable lead with quite a bit of track left until the
finish line. Roger became over-confident