MAKING STRIDES: Our man wonders why he endures the mental and physical grind of long-distance running. Then, one nasty spring day, in a stinging horizontal rain, the answer comes to him
BY JONATHAN EIG
Originally published on Chicago Magazine.
Jogging is one of the stupidest things a person can do.
No one keeps score.
It takes so little talent a two-year-old can do it.
So why do I run?
Not long ago, The New York Times printed a story in its science section about the motivations of joggers. Some people jog because they want to experience and overcome pain, the article said, while others seek a state of euphoria. Really?
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