Upcoming Appearances

Washington, Mo: Run to Read Festival

October 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join Christopher McDougall for a full day of "Running with Sherman" activities including Story Stroll, 5k run, tee shirts, and Sherm tattoos.

Lawrence, KS: Raven Books & Ad Astra Running

October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Spend an afternoon with the man who changed running!
"Born To Run" author Christopher McDougall is coming to Lawrence to discuss his new book, "Running With Sherman." Join McDougall at Ad Astra Running for a free community run followed by a free book presentation and signing at The Raven Book Store (6 E. 7th St.).


Boulder, CO: In Motion Running

October 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1880b 30th street
denver, CO United States
Note #1: This event will be limited to 100 people and we will have tickets available as of Sept. 30th.
Note #2: There will also be a fun run the next morning on Oct. 15th in Boulder. More details to follow on all of this on In Motion Running social media channels soon.
Note #3: at my last event  in Boulder I was nearly arrested for accidentally leading an unlicensed trail run.  Who knows what surprises we'll spring this time?

Denver, CO: Tattered Cover Books

October 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Denver, CO

The place where the Sherman adventure all began! 5280 magazine hired me to write about a mysterious Mexican running tribe and next thing I knew, I was being dragged down a mountain by a 6-foot donkey.

Salt Lake City: King’s English Books

October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Salt Lake City, UT

Ticket required! King's English is terrific but not huge so please reserve your seat before they're all taken. We'll have Sherman tattoos and signed photos you can't get anywhere else, not for any price. So sign up, friends.

Running with Sherman

LA: Diesel Bookstore

October 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
225 26th St, Ste 33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States

San Diego, CA: Elevation Culture & Milestone Running

October 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4901 Morena Blvd #812
San Diego, CA 92117
Elevation Culture, Milestone Running, and Warwick's are elated to host a meet and greet, run, chat, raffle, and Running with Sherman book launch with author Christopher McDougall. Will there be prizes? And tasty ales? And heart-soaring donkey videos? Only by reserving your ticked will you ever know.

Santa Barbara: SB Running Co & Chaucer’s Books

October 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Santa Barbara, CA

8 am: I'll be joining the Santa Barbara Running Company crew for their weekly Saturday morning run

6pm: Join us at Santa Barbara Running Company's new location in Montecito. I'll be showing video clips of Sherman in action, telling the story of his unreal transformation from death watch to mountain racing, and giving away some of the best donkey sway you've ever seen.

San Fran: Kepler’s Literary, with Angie Coiro & Baron Park Donkey Project

October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Menlo Park, CA
No better way to celebrate animal-human partnerships than visiting the inspiration for Shrek's best friend. We'll visit Palo Alto's beloved donkeys in the morning, then head to Kepler's in the afternoon to hear how Sherman fought his way back from captivity.
NOTE: Tickets are required.

Corte Madera: Book Passage

October 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Corte Madera, CA

I'm stoked to return to Book Passage, site of one of the biggest barefoot runs I ever hosted back when "Born to Run" was new. This time, I'll be screening some rockin' short vids of Sherman in action and telling the story of his unreal transformation from death watch to mountain racing.

Ashland, OR: Bloomsbury Books

October 22, 2019
Ashland, OR

I'll be speaking at Bloomsbury Books and maaaaaybeee joining a fun run earlier in the evening with Rogue Valley Runners. At least I hope so, but I haven't talked to Hal Koerner yet. Updates coming!

Portland, OR: Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing

October 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd.
beaverton, OR 97005 United States

So technically it's not really Portland but actually Beaverton. Powell's tells me the Cedar Hills location is actually one of their biggest but I don't know, kinda feels like they're exiling me to the suburbs. Whatever, let's pack the joint and show them that donkeys bring in the good people.

Luna Sandals Event

October 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Seattle, WA

Third Place Books Event

October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seattle, WA

Village Books event for Chuckanut Radio Hour

October 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bellingham, WA

Midtown Scholar Event

October 27, 2019
Lancaster, PA

Kimmel Cancer Center Event with Fishtown Beer Runners

October 28, 2019
Philadelphia PA

New York Road Runners Event

October 29, 2019
New York, NY

WORD Bookstore Event

October 30, 2019
Brooklyn, NY

Harvard Bookstore Event

October 31, 2019
Boston, MA

Unlikely Story Event

November 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plainville, MA

Oblong Books Event with Donkey Park

November 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rhinebeck, NY

Cambridge, NY: Argyle Brewing & Battenkill Books

November 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6 broad street
cambridge, NY 12816 United States

Northshire Books Event

November 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saratoga Springs, NY

Ridgefield Library Event

November 4, 2019
Ridgefield, CT

The Ivy Bookshop Event

November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Baltimore, MD

Politics & Prose @ The Wharf

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Washington, D.C.,

Scuppernong Books Event

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Greensboro, NC

Coco Bean Event

November 9, 2019
Pittsboro/Chapel Hill, NC

McIntyre’s Books

November 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pittsboro/Chapel Hill, NC

Union Ave Books Event

November 10, 2019
Knoxville, TN

Acapella Books Event at Manuel’s Tavern

November 12, 2019
Atlanta, GA

Malaprop’s Event

November 13, 2019 @ 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Asheville, NC

Quail Ridge Books Event

November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Raleigh, NC

Nov 15: Richmond Marathon Expo with Chop Suey Books

November 15, 2019
Richmond, VA

Christopher will be speaking at the Richmond Marathon expo and presenting free, magical, anti-cramping, personal-best-guaranteeing Sherman tattoos.

Midtown Scholar Event

November 23, 2019
Harrisburg, PA United States

with Alexandra Horowitz