Born To Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide

Born To Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide



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From the best-selling author and renowned coach duo from Born to Run, a fully illustrated, practical guide to running for everyone from amateurs to seasoned runners, about how to eat, race, and train like the world’s best

Whether you’re ramping up for a race or recuperating from an injury, Born to Run 2 is a holistic program for runners of every stripe that centers on seven key themes: food, fitness, form, footwear, focus, fun, and family.

The guide contains:

  • On-the run recipes for race-ready nutrition 
  • Training regimen to help get you in shape and achieve your running goals 
  • Corrective drills to perfect your form 
  • Helpful shoe recommendations 
  • Advice about how to bring more joy into running 
  • Suggestions for finding a running community 

Christopher McDougall and Eric Orton bring all the elements together into an integrated action plan—the 90-Day Run Free training schedule—that provides everything you need to prepare for a mile-long fun run or a 100-mile ultramarathon. Full of helpful illustrations and full-color photos of the iconic first Copper Canyons race, Born to Run 2 is the perfect training companion for anyone who wants to get inspired about the sport again and learn the proven techniques to run smoother, lighter, and swifter.

Because authors, Christopher McDougall and Eric Orton are now partners with Xero Shoes we are proud to also be selling the book.

Watch the video below to learn why Christopher and Eric love Xero Shoes:


Born to Run 2 Book Launch


For a limited time purchase a pair of Born to Run Shoes and get a copy of Born to Run 2 for only $20!

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James D.

Love this book!

I was so excited to receive my copy of Born to Run 2!!!! I started reading it yesterday, so far it is stellar!

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Practical guide

This book has some really practical information. From recipes to running form, I'm really glad to have this as a reference. Anyone who has read Born to Run will also enjoy the pictures!

Jonathan P.

Wonderful! Very helpful!

John S.

Book, no shoes

First purchase from Xero and I am very happy with the book and how it was packaged for it's trip from the U.S. to the UK. Arrived in perfect condition which will beat other online retailers 9/10 Thank you

Michael C.

Second volume

Was motivated to get the physical book because of the signatures ( already own and read the e-version ) Hoping to work my way into some Xero shoes for running ( have a pair for just walking around )

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