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

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It is very hard to read this book and NOT drink the kool-aid. My two main complaints about the book are related to his description of the "natives" (think noble savages and you got it) and his use of ... Read full review

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

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An earlier review nailed it with the excessive hyperbole. I still enjoyed it but it felt more like reading a long magazine article. Writing style contributed to this. Made sense when I found out he wrote for Men's Fitness. Read full review

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

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OK, so the positives... author is an engaging writer. the story itself is interesting and keeps the reader going. the story is also inspiring... but then the author tries to become more than a ... Read full review

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

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This is a cool book. The storytelling was really fun and it was great how unifying the big run was. The author's journey is really woven seamlessly into the narrative. I don't run much, but it made me ... Read full review

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

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A great motivational read to get you up and running. I liked how simple and straightforward the book is about running, and how everyone, all human beings, have the innate ability to run. It's what our ... Read full review

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

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The book itself went on a little long at times on the anti-shoe company diatribes, but overall, I really enjoyed the book. It inspired me from many angles to consider taking on the challenge of a marathon again (and finishing it this time). Read full review

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

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This took me ages to read. The entire book felt like articles stitched together rather than a continuous story. Nevertheless, it gave me insight into a world of insane ultra-runners tackling insane ... Read full review

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

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This book sucked me in at first, and I enjoyed experiencing running races via my mind that I will never run in real life. But the fact that I am not obsessed with running caught up with me when the ... Read full review

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

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This was motivating and inspirational, but also a fascinating read. It's not just about this tribe (the Tarahumara), but also about the mechanics of running and the unique advantages we've evolved to ... Read full review

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

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Incoherent storytelling made this book hard to focus on or invest in, and I think the romanticization of an indigenous people's way of life is at best unrealistic, and at worst condescending. As a ... Read full review


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