'Citizen runner' takes unconventional path

Nov 13, 2013

'Citizen runner' takes unconventional path

by Takeshi Ozawa

Yuki Kawauchi, 26, is a top marathon runner, but he defies the conventional wisdom of the sport in Japan. Kawauchi is known as a “citizen runner” because he works full time at a public night high school in Saitama Prefecture, while most top runners ...