About this book
The Tarahumara are a remote, mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, who came to the attention of the sport world in 1993, when one of them, aged 57, came first in a prestigious 100-mile race, wearing a toga and sandals. A small group of runners - as well as the author - make the treacherous journey into the canyons to learn the secrets of incredible running. 'A fascinating and inspiring true adventure story... destined to become a classic' Ranulph Fiennes
Focuses on the Tarahumara, a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world. This title tells their story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner.