Off Topic: The hidden world of running Segments

Stairs of Doom.

I started running last year after reading Ben Wilson's wonderfully Brysonian memoir, One Year Without Social Media, a memoir that properly soars whenever 5Ks and 10Ks are in the offing.

I often walk with a stick for balance, so I assumed that running would be beyond me. It turned out it wasn't. Sure, I have wallowed for a year, moving back and forth between the middle weeks of Couch to 5K, but I'm still running, and I haven't fallen yet. Turns out I like running! I read books about it. I bought a snood. I talk to other runners. I have Parkrun friends!

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Christian Donlan

Christian Donlan

Features Editor

Christian Donlan is a features editor for Eurogamer. He is the author of The Unmapped Mind, published as The Inward Empire in the US.


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