Apr 5, 2011

My friends, like me, tend toward the sedentary.  I do, however, know a few folks who are athletes or who actively engage in physical activity. So I have been hearing good things about Born to Run for quite awhile, but interestingly only from hard core runners. I’m not a runner, so each time I’ve heard someone mention its merits, I've filed the title away for possible future reference.

I’m still not a runner, but no matter. Born to Run is more than just a book about a race. McDougall’s journey begins with his own frustrations over persistent running injuries. Then while on assignment he