This book is full of incredible characters and amazing athletic achievements. There is cutting-edge science and pure inspiration by athletes. The question: Why does my foot hurt? launched research. Christopher McDougall then set off to find a tribe of the world’s greatest distance runners. He obtained their secrets. He then realised that everything we thought we knew about running is wrong. The reclusive Tarahumara Indians of Mexico for centuries have practiced techniques that allow them to run hundreds of miles without stopping. This tribe can chase down anything from a deer to an olympic marathoner! Their superhuman talent and health is investigated by Christopher.