Peter Bess's Reviews > Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
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Apr 20, 12

Read from April 02 to 19, 2012 — I own a copy, read count: Once

So, I am new to running for running sake. Through the years running was what I had to do to get ready for the sports I wanted to play. But now, my wife has encouraged me to take up running as she once again takes up running for the exercise and for the pleasure. The pleasure part is taking a little while but I am surprised at how much more I enjoy it than I ever thought I would.

I say all that to say this...motivation is key and "Born to Run" is a powerful motivator. McDougall brings to light the true wonder of running: crazy characters, native american tribes, man built for running in his very DNA. The stories that pepper this book are each and everyone a shot in the arm that drives you to put on your running shoes (or not) and run.

I would recommend this book to anyone who loves to run, loves to read, loves a great story...ah heck...I recommend this book period.

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Peter Hey, Pete, I am curious to know what inspired you to read this book, and I am looking forward to reading your review once you have finished.

Peter Bess Hey Peter, I started reading this one because my wife said I would love it. She is likes to run and has read it twice now. So far it has been a very enlightening and entertaining read. Lots of fun and crazy characters.

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