Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen - Chapters 25-30 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 25-30 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 25 focused on the history of barefoot running and the evolution of the running shoe. Ted was right on. Studies proved that runners who trained barefoot had less injury than those with more expensive shoes. In fact, the more expensive the shoe, the more likely runners were to have injuries.

Nike was the first company to focus on creating running shoes and this chapter gave the history of how the company evolved. Ironically, by the end of the chapter, the company was advertising a brand new and better running shoe that looked nearly natural. The slogan for the thin shoe was "Run Barefoot."

Chapter 26

Caballo was filled with pride as he show off his home. The author thought it was the derelict mission in front of him until Caballo pointed out a trail that led to a clay-walled hut...

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