A journey into Japan's fabled running culture from the award-winning author of Running With The Kenyans Welcome to Japan, the most running-obsessed nation on earth, a place where...A 135-mile relay race is the country's biggest annual sporting event. Thousands of professional runners compete for corporate teams in some of the most competitive races in the world. Marathon monks run a thousand marathons in a thousand days to reach spiritual enlightenment.
Publication date: 02/04/2015
Publisher: Faber & Faber Non-Fiction an imprint of Faber & Faber
|Publication date:||2nd April 2015|
|Publisher:||Faber & Faber Non-Fiction an imprint of Faber & Faber|
|Genres:||Sport, The Real World,|
Adharanand Finn is the author of Running with the Kenyans, which was the Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year, won Best New Writer at the British Sports Book Awards, and shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book Award. He is an editor at the Guardian and a freelance journalist. He is also a former junior cross-country runner and now competes for Torbay AC in Devon, where he and his family usually live.More About Adharanand Finn