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User Review  - abergsman - LibraryThing

This is a great, inspirational read for those looking to improve or transition into long-distance trail running. It is not an anthropological book about the Tarahumara people, so if that is what you ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jewel.Barnett - LibraryThing

As a runner and being obsessed with ultra running, I read and reread this book. I really enjoyed how they included the different personalities. Read full review

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User Review  - dannyp777 - LibraryThing

Good yarn about the authors adventures in Mexican canyons with various odd characters mixed together with fascinating running tips & research & tribal knowledge. Read full review

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User Review  - ProfH - LibraryThing

I couldn't stand the writer as I think he has a cliche-ridden, second-rate sports page style. That said, the book makes some interesting points and introduces the reader to some characters and stories ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing

I generally like travel books, but I found the travel and culture sections of this a little overwritten. What really interested me is the insight it gave into running injuries and how our unnatural ... Read full review

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User Review  - marshapetry - LibraryThing

So-so book, good narrator (audiobook). Started out pretty interesting, lot of information about the Tahouramara (spelling?) people and their running culture. End of good story Then it became just a ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Hjalti Rognvaldsson - Goodreads

I'm not qualified to pass judgement on the evolutionary theories or the history of the Tarehumara tribe. I give this book 5 STARS because of the captivating story. The tale of the greatest race the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sonata - Goodreads

Reading this book was an amazing journey ! I absolutely loved all the stories, the research, the people ! I ended up looking most of them up and watching quite a few documentaries about them and this ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

Born to Run is the conversion story of the author to a particular sect of distance running: The Church of Minimalist Footwear Ultra-Distance Runners. He describes the paradisiacal state in which early ... Read full review

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User Review  - michelleannlib - LibraryThing

I am so glad I finally read this! Next time someone asks why I love running I think I will tell them to read this. Read full review

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