Christopher McDougall

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Birthday
24, 1962
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
24, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
United States

About

Nonfiction author, journalist, and health writer known for his bestselling book Born to Run, which looks at the Tarahumara Indians and their ability to run more than 100 miles in a day. He's also written for Esquire and Men's Journal.

Before Fame

Prior to embarking on his writing career, he worked for the Associated Press and covered wars in Africa.

Trivia

Other books he's written include Girl Trouble and Natural Born Heroes. In Born to Run, he expounds on the idea that modern running shoes have actually hindered the ability of humans.

Family Life

He went to high school in Philadelphia and attended Harvard University.

Associated With

Matthew McConaughey was pinned to star in a film adaptation of Born to Run.

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