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Born to run: a hidden tribe, superathletes, and the greatest race the world has never seen

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An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt?   Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his readers from science labs at Harvard to the sun-baked valleys and freezing peaks across North America, where ever-growing numbers of ultra-runners are pushing their bodies to the limit, and, finally, to a climactic race in the Copper Canyons that pits America's best ultra-runners against the tribe. McDougall's incredible story will not only engage your mind but inspire your body when you realize that you, indeed all of us, were born to run.
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Full title born to run a hidden tribe superathletes and the greatest race the world has never seen
Author mcdougall christopher
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auth_author2 Sanders, Fred, 1955-
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display_description McDougall reveals the secrets of the world's greatest distance runners--the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon, Mexico--and how he trained for the challenge of a lifetime: a fifty-mile race through the heart of Tarahumara country pitting the tribe against an odd band of super-athletic Americans.
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subject_facet Athletes -- United States, Audiobooks, Copper Canyon (Mexico), Long-distance runners -- Mexico -- Copper Canyon Region, Long-distance runners -- United States -- Biography, Long-distance running -- Mexico -- Copper Canyon, Long-distance running -- Mexico -- Copper Canyon Region, McDougall, Christopher, -- 1962-, Running -- Mexico -- Copper Canyon, Running -- Mexico -- Copper Canyon Region, Running races -- Mexico -- Copper Canyon, Running races -- Mexico -- Copper Canyon Region, Tarahumara Indians -- Mexico -- Copper Canyon, Tarahumara Indians -- Mexico -- Copper Canyon Region
title_display Born to run : a hidden tribe, superathletes, and the greatest race the world has never seen
title_full Born to Run A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen, Born to run : a hidden tribe, superathletes, and the greatest race the world has never seen / Christopher McDougall, Born to run [sound recording] : a hidden tribe, superathletes, and the greatest race the world has never seen / Christopher McDougall
title_short Born to run :
title_sub a hidden tribe, superathletes, and the greatest race the world has never seen
topic_facet Athletes, Audiobooks, Long-distance runners, Long-distance running, McDougall, Christopher, Nonfiction, Running, Running races, Sociology, Sports & Recreations, Tarahumara Indians, Travel