Voices | OVERHEARD

Running to a standstill

Man 1: Shall we run around this (2.1-km) course three times?

Man 2: I can’t. It’s impossible.

Man 1: Come on. You’re not older than 40 yet are you?

Man 2: I’m 41.

— Komazawa Park, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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