Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Named Person:||Christopher McDougall; Christopher McDougall|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.|
|Description:||287 pages ; 21 cm|
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 his 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.
- 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)
- Tarahumara Indians -- Copper Canyon Region (Mexico)
- Runners (Sports) -- Biography.
- Marathon running.