Running Jogs the Academic Mind

Kyle Green for The Chronicle

Many academics find that regular running encourages what one calls "mini-eureka moments."
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As I run I tell myself to think of a river. And clouds. But essentially I'm not thinking of a thing.

—Haruki Murakami 

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Lynn G. Beck was jogging along the levee of the Calaveras River two years ago...

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