Runners compete in the Canyon de Chelly Ultra, a 34-mile trail race, in Chinle, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2017. The race, started in 2012 by Shaun Martin, a Navajo and the athletic director at Chinle High, draws runners from across the nation, and Australia, France and England.
Runners compete in the Canyon de Chelly Ultra, a 34-mile trail race, in Chinle, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2017. The race, started in 2012 by Shaun Martin, a Navajo and the athletic director at Chinle High, draws runners from across the nation, and Australia, France and England. CAITLIN O'HARA NYT
Runners compete in the Canyon de Chelly Ultra, a 34-mile trail race, in Chinle, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2017. The race, started in 2012 by Shaun Martin, a Navajo and the athletic director at Chinle High, draws runners from across the nation, and Australia, France and England. CAITLIN O'HARA NYT

Running a 34-mile path up 1,000 feet through the heart of Navajo

November 15, 2017 09:59 AM