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

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  • ISBN: 9780307279187 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0307279189 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 287 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books,

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Summary, etc.: Recounts the author's experiences with the reclusive Tarahumara Indians, whose techniques allow them to run long distances with ease, and describes his training for a fifty-mile race with the tribe and a number of ultramarathoners.
Subject: Running races > Mexico > Copper Canyon Region.
Tarahumara Indians > Mexico > Copper Canyon Region.
Long-distance running > Mexico > Copper Canyon Region.
McDougall, Christopher, 1962-
Long-distance runners > Mexico > Copper Canyon Region.
Long-distance runners > United States > Biography.
Running > Mexico > Copper Canyon Region.
Athletes > United States.
Copper Canyon (Mexico)