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Going Barefoot 

The indigenous Tarahumara (also called the Rarámuri, or “The Running People”) are known for their remarkable health and athletic ability. Born to Run author Christopher McDougall wrote that “fifty-five-year-olds could outrun teenagers, and eighty-year-old great-grandads could hike marathon distances up mountainsides.”

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  • The indigenous Tarahumara (also called the Rarámuri, or “The Running People”) are known for their remarkable health and athletic ability. Born to Run author Christopher McDougall wrote that “fifty-five-year-olds could outrun teenagers, and eighty-year-old great-grandads could hike marathon distances up mountainsides.”
  • Going Barefoot
  • The indigenous Tarahumara (also called the Rarámuri, or...
  • Photo courtesy Caleb Wilson
  • Oct 21, 2010
  • Next March, a group of four Missoula ultra-marathoners plan to run Caballo Blanco’s Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon, a 50-mile race in one of the most remote wildernesses in North America. McDougall describes the terrain as “a sort of shorebound Bermuda Triangle known for swallowing the misfits and desperadoes who stray inside.”
  • Going Barefoot
  • Next March, a group of four Missoula ultra-marathoners...
  • Photo courtesy Caleb Wilson
  • Oct 21, 2010

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