The Wind-Up [Marathon] Chronicle


Only once you’ve climbed the steep slope and emerged onto level ground do you begin to feel how much you’ve been hurting up till then.

Haruki Murakami, author of What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, who has run thirty-three marathons in the past thirty years, is “a citizen of the world, who calls himself a runner.” At The New Yorker he shares his thoughts on the process of healing from the recent bombings and his daily tribute to Boston–going for a run.

Caroline Kangas calls both Seattle and San Francisco home (though she currently resides in the latter). She recently received a mouthful of a liberal arts degree from the University of San Francisco and can be found selling pirate supplies at 826 Valencia or wandering the streets with her diva of a french bulldog, Elle. More from this author →