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fun book to read. helped get back out the door running again. have not yet gone barefoot, but have changed my stride some. it did help me understand that man was BORN TO RUN!

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

User Review  - Wouter - Goodreads

One of the most gripping books I've read in a long time, even if you're not into running at all. Excellent storyline, likable characters and very well written. Christoper gruadually explains why we ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

User Review  - Douglas Larson - Goodreads

Well written though a little slow in spots. It presents a fascinating picture of running and how, contrary to what many doctors believe, humans are the creatures on this planet best adapted to running ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

Loved this book. It makes me want to get out there and run, and run, and run some more. Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

User Review  - Camp Bell - Goodreads

Sensationalized, yet inspiring. MacDougall writes with the pen of the convert. It would drive me annoyed and away, if barefoot running didn't hold the same charm for me as it does for him. A great ... Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

User Review  - Sraweatherby - Goodreads

Just re-read this book. Love how it makes me want to go run. Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Reread in it's entirety (only finished 25% the first time). So worth the read. Such a great running book and story. Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

User Review  - Travis Hatridge - Goodreads

A great story of a man chasing the tale of an elusive culture of ultra runners and his attempts to get the grips with his own (mis-)understandings of what proper running is about, and how to turn himself into an ultra runner in time for the greatest race you have never heard of. Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

User Review  - Zbhall - Goodreads

That was fun :) I wouldn't take any of the science in it at face value, but it was a breezy read and had a few nice gems. Read full review

Review: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

User Review  - treehugger - Goodreads

As a relatively new and by no means talented runner, I was NOT excited to learn about ultramarathons - half marathons are about my speed right now, and a marathon is at the outer limits of what might ... Read full review

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