Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen Setting & Symbolism

Christopher McDougall
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Mexico

This is the place where the author first learned about the Taramuhara while reading a magazine.

Sierra Madre

This is the place where the author hunted for Caballo Blanco and found him in a hotel lobby.

The Copper Canyons

The Copper Canyons are where the Tarahumara make their home.

Runners World Magazine

This magazine assigned the author the task of finding the Tarahumara.

Guachochi

Guachochi is the frontier town that lies on the edge of the Copper Canyons.

Yerbabuena

Yerbabuena was once a town filled with runners, but modern life and nutrition interfered, and all the running became extinct.

Leadville

Leadville is the highest city in North America and home to the infamous and brutal Leadville race.

The Russian Outback

The Russian Outback was where Vigil went to learn more about distance running.

Ultra Running Magazine

UltraRunning Magazine was the magazine the author wrote for. He wrote...

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