Born to Run

Vodpod videos no longer available. What makes us happy? Are we born to run? Christopher McDougall is the author of  “Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen.” He explores the mysteries of the human desire to run. How did running help early humans survive — and what urges from our ancient ancestors spur us on today? McDougall tells the story of the marathoner with a heart of gold, the unlikely ultra-runner, and the hidden tribe in Mexico that runs to live. Vid includes a quick shout out to local ultrarunner Nikki Kimball.  QOTD “64 year old men and women are now running as fast as they were at age 19!”

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One Response

  1. Born To Run is a great book and a must read for any runner. my wife doesn’t even run and she couldn’t put the book down. the hard part about reading the book during the winter is that it makes you want to put on your shoes and hit the mountain trails. Enjoy!

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