Born to Run by Chris McDougall

"Born to Run" is an exploration of the Tarahumara Indians of Mexico's Copper Canyons, known for their ability to run long distances without injury or fatigue. The author, intrigued by their ability, delves into the secrets of their endurance and the science behind it. The book also features a narrative of an ultramarathon event involving the Tarahumara runners, American ultrarunners, and the author himself. It challenges modern running practices and footwear, advocating for a more natural, minimalist approach to running.

The 8219th greatest book of all time


Published
2009
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
287
Words
121,000
Original Language
English

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