One guy, one not-super-fast-or-important guy has sort of spanked the elite running establishments of Japan, and the US of A. That guy is Japanese government clerk Yuki Kawauchi, pronounced Kow wah OO chee. He'll be part of the elite men's field in Sunday's NYC Marathon.
Have you ever been in a situation when knew you were in the presence of something great, yet you had a feeling that you were missing it somehow? It was as if you couldn't make a real connection, as if there was a chasm between you and what you were witnessing? There's a missing piece.