Born To Run is a fascinating story of a secret tribe in the depths of Mexico, who are some of the best ultra-runners the world has ever scene, along with the efforts of an American outcast to coordinate a 50-mile race in the native lands of this hidden population against a few of the top runners America had to offer.
Within the tale you'll learn the history of the Tarahumara, get a taste of the ultramarathon world, and learn the ancestral story of running and the part it played, according to some scientists, in our evolution.
The story drew me in and kept me entertained. It almost made me want to lace up my tennis shoes and run out the door. The abilities of the athletes in the book is truly amazing and in some cases inspirational. If running or racing is attractive to you I would highly recommend this book for your reading.