Born to Run

With incredible energy and smart observation, McDougall tells this story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner.

Born to Run

Born to Run

At the heart of Born to Run lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in 1993, one of them, aged 57, came first in a prestigious 100-mile race wearing a toga and sandals. A small group of the world's top ultra-runners (and the awe-inspiring author) make the treacherous journey into the canyons to try to learn the tribe's secrets and then take them on over a course 50 miles long. With incredible energy and smart observation, McDougall tells this story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner. Travelling to labs at Harvard, Nike, and elsewhere, he comes across an incredible cast of characters, including the woman who recently broke the world record for 100 miles and for her encore ran a 2:50 marathon in a bikini, pausing to down a beer at the 20 mile mark.

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Born to Run
Language: en
Pages: 418
Authors: Christopher McDougall
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-09 - Publisher: Profile Books

At the heart of Born to Run lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in 1993, one of them, aged 57, came first in a prestigious 100-mile race wearing a toga
Born to Run
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Bruce Springsteen
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-05 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himselfto writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs. He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination,
Born to Run
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Dave Marsh
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher: Doubleday

A biography highlighting the career of the well-known rock musician.
Born to Run
Language: en
Pages: 221
Authors: Ronald Keith Gaddie
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Born to Run tells the stories of nine young politicians from all walks of life who enter into races at the state and local levels in Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Georgia, Nebraska, and Maine. Visit our website for sample chapters!
Born to Run
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Michael Morpurgo
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-19 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation’s favourite storyteller Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound’s journey through life – and from owner to owner...

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