"A tale so mind-blowing as to be the stuff of legend." "The Denver Post"
"McDougall's book reminded me of why I love to run." Bill Rodgers, "San Francisco Chronicle
"Fascinating. . . . Thrilling. . . . An operatic ode to the joys of running." "The Washington Post"
It s a great book. . . . A really gripping read. . . .Unbelievable story . . . a really phenomenal book. Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show"
"One of the most entertaining running books ever." Amby Burfoot, Runnersworld.com
Equal parts quest, physiology treatise, and running history. . . . [McDougall] seeks to learn the secrets of the Tarahumara the old-fashioned way: He tracks them down. . . . The climactic race reads like a sprint. . . . It simply makes you want to run. "Outside Magazine"
McDougall recounts his quest to understand near superhuman ultra-runners with adrenaline pumped writing, humor and a distinct voice...he never lets go from his impassioned mantra that humans were born to run. NPR
"Born to Run" is a fascinating and inspiring true adventure story, based on humans pushing themselves to the limits. It s destined to become a classic. Sir Ranulph Fiennes, author of "Mad, Bad and Dangerous To Know"
Equal parts hilarity, explanation and earnestness whisks the reader along on a compelling dash to the end, and along the way captures the sheer joy that a brisk run brings. "Science News"
"Born to Run"is funny, insightful, captivating, and a great and beautiful discovery. Lynne Cox, author of"Swimming to Antarctica"
A page-turner, taking the reader on an epic journey in search of the world s greatest distance runners in an effort to uncover the secrets of their endurance. " The Durango Herald"
Driven by an intense yet subtle curiosity, Christopher McDougall gamely treads across the continent to pierce the soul and science of long-distance running. Hampton Sides, author of"Blood and Thunder"and"Ghost Soldiers""show more