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Copper Canyon Ultramarathon: Secrets of the World’s Greatest Runners (Hint: It’s Not the Shoes)

How about running 47 miles in shoe-melting heat with just tire rubber strapped to your feet? A top American ultramarathoner ventures deep into Mexico’s Copper Canyons to learn the secrets of the Tarahumara, the world’s greatest runners. Text and photographs by Will Harlan Last March, I journeyed deep into the Copper Canyons of northwest Mexico…