Born to Run (Paperback)

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Encompassing the world of long distance running, the focus here is the Tarahumara indians who have fun running continuously for a day or two through the rugged, scorching Copper Canyons of Mexico... wearing homemade sandals! McDougall visits the reclusive tribe and compares them to the competitors in ultra-marathon races -- often 50-100 miles in extreme environments such as Death Valley or the high Rockies. He cites convincing studies which conclude that modern humans evolved as long-distance runners. Whether this hypothesis is correct or not, the book is a fascinating peak into two misunderstood groups of people brought together by running.

— Chris

Product Details
ISBN: 9788992920391
Publisher: Paper Road
Publication Date: March 1st, 2010
Pages: 408

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