I almost started hyperventilating when I saw the catalog page for a memoir by Haruki Murakami titled What I Talk About When I Talk About Running. It’s all about how running and sports have influenced his life and his writing. Of course it touches on his love of LPs, his writing career, etc.
As someone who took up running last year, I’m excited to learn that a writer I admire so much also loves the sport. Myself, I have a love/hate relationship with it. I’m not very fast, nor can I run for more than a few miles though I’m getting better. Most days that I run, I hate it, but every now and then, I run and hit the zen moment of my body moving the way it should and my mind clearing itself. It’s those moments that keep me doing it.