Christopher McDougall is famous for starting the barefoot running craze with his book ‘Born to Run.’ And now he has an unusual new running partner⁠—a donkey named Sherman.



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Sherman the donkey in Colorado

Sherman in Colorado. Photo by Christopher McDougall


Chris and Sherman the donkey

Chris and Sherman. Photo by Matt Roth



Header photo by Matt Roth; Sherman and Chris run through the woods.

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