Matthews further examines the psychological benefits of running through
Janice's husband, Randall's, reading, as he learns, "...running activates a
'primitive way of looking at the world and revives ancient archetypes.' "
From the beginning to the end of her training runs, the complexities of
Janice's career and personal life converge within her mind, becoming
manageable problems and enabling her to cope with unforeseen, and often