Caballo Blanco – Micah True – Found Dead
Mar31

Caballo Blanco – Micah True – Found Dead

Unfortunately for all of us Micah True was found dead late this afternoon in the Gila National Forest. Out of respect for Micah’s family and loved ones, we will wait to be more forthcoming with information when it is appropriate. We can say he was found without Trauma and was found by a close friend. Our time with Caballo was special and he will be missed in ways none of us would think possible.

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First Trail Ultramarathon: My Training Journey — Week “-5″
Mar30

First Trail Ultramarathon: My Training Journey — Week “-5″

My name is Kirstin. I’m a seasoned endurance athlete — I’ve done marathons and triathlons (including one Ironman) — but I’ve never run an ultramarathon. I’m jumping into the deep end, taking on a 50-miler right from the get-go. In truth, I’ll be doing a 50K along the way, but I’ll do it as a training run rather than “racing” it. I currently have my eye on an October event: the Rock’n River 50 Mile in Auburn, CA. Over...

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Caballo Blanco – Micah True – Missing Final Update
Mar30

Caballo Blanco – Micah True – Missing Final Update

4/2/12 Caleb Wilson, Mas Loco runner, provided some insights into the amazing events surrounding the search and rescue effort last week. Caballo was found by his good friend of at least 13 years, Ray Molina. Ray is a fellow guide in Mexico. Of all the other teams, it was a friend who found his amigo. Caleb also wanted people to know that, “Two other Mas Locos ultra runners, Tim Puetz of Atlanta, GA and Simon Donato of Calgary,...

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Micah True – Caballo Blanco Missing in New Mexico
Mar29

Micah True – Caballo Blanco Missing in New Mexico

Caballo Blanco of the New York Times best selling book “Born to Run” is missing.  Micah True, Caballo’s real name, was staying at the Gila Wilderness Lodge and left with his truck for a run on Tuesday morning. Friends and co-owners of the lodge where Caballo was staying, Jane and Dan Brummer, contacted State Police after he had not returned by Wednesday morning.  Incident Commander Brian Fuller of Grant County Search...

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Boulder Colorado – Mesa Trail
Mar28

Boulder Colorado – Mesa Trail

At the base of the Flatirons, in Boulder Colorado…a magic trail exists. “Mesa Trail” is an esoteric existence for ultrarunners. An out and back of Mesa is about 13 miles with near 3,000’ vertical gain.  This incredible piece of earth combines heavy rolling single track with the welcome challenge of technical drops, inspiring beauty, and steep heart-pumping ascents. Boulder Colorado is one of the epicenters of our sport.  During my...

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