Jarlath Regan: The onion of nonsense that contains the answer to my sneaker addiction has many layers and begins with Michael Jordan

I used to collect every pair of runners that I couldn’t afford as a kid. But at least these days I actually wear them, after a recommendation by my running coach, Sonia O’Sullivan

Michael Jordan: it is this athletic superstar’s fault that Jarlath Regan spent all his money on sneakers and then did not wear them at all, for much of his adult life