Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen - Chapters 19-24 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 19-24 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 19

Chapter 19 highlighted Scott Jurek, the best ultrarunner in America. He started out as an awkward runner with little training who was ridiculed by his teammates. As a young boy, he had to focus on raising his siblings and helping his mother, who had multiple sclerosis. When he was free from his obligations, the man ran. He ran for the love of running and naturally eked his way into top position. Even the most brutal races could't hold him back.

He wasn't out for publicity and frowned upon those who used their running talents to sell products. This was the man Caballo wanted in his race, but Scott kept ignoring his emails until one day, one of the emails caught his attention. He was looking for a real challenge and running with the best runners on earth might be...

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