Why We Run (Google eBook)
In Why We Run, biologist, award-winning nature writer, and ultramarathoner Bernd Heinrich explores a new perspective on human evolution by examining the phenomenon of ultraendurance and makes surprising discoveries about the physical, spiritual -- and primal -- drive to win. At once lyrical and scientific, Why We Run shows Heinrich's signature blend of biology, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy, infused with his passion to discover how and why we can achieve superhuman abilities.
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Review: Why We Run: A Natural HistoryUser Review - Dc96 - Goodreads
Very different to all the other running books I have read. Inspirational and educational at the same time. Read full review
Review: Why We Run: A Natural HistoryUser Review - Rouslan Grabar - Goodreads
The book's title suggests that reader will get some research results outlined, but the book content is more like a memoir. The book still has a lot of value because it gives you an insight into author own experience and thoughts during preparation and participation in a 100K ultra marathon race. Read full review