Caballo Blanco ̵...

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. … Read the...

First Trail Ultramar...

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 … Read the...

Caballo Blanco ̵...

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 … Read the...

Micah True – C...

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 … Read the...

Boulder Colorado – Mesa Trail Mar28

Boulder Colorado ...

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 … Read the...

RD Jeremy Dougherty ...

Mongollon Monster 100 mile Ultramarathon Interview: Race Director Jeremy Dougherty   Jerry: Good morning Jeremy, thank you for taking the time to share a bit about the new Arizona ultra 100 miler, the Mongollon Monster 100! It looks like an … Read the...

Through Endurance Mar28

Through Endurance

By: Jerry Armstrong Through endurance, you gain the virtue to conquer impossibility, run without effort, and see places on the earth seldom seen by the human eye. Your mind’s incessant chatter runs silent and you finally hear God with open … Read the...

EnduranceJer’s Recov...

-Soy Milk (1/2 or 1 cup approx) (or almond, rice milk, etc..) -Vega protein (optional) -3-4 fresh strawberries (tops removed) -10-15 fresh blueberries -3-4 frozen cherries -Frozen mix berries -1/2 banana or whole -Tbl spn Udo’s Oil -Tbl spn … Read the...

Syndication of Conve...

Dear Friends, I have thoroughly enjoyed writing stories and interviews here at “Conversations with the Trail.” A wonderful change is about to take place, however…This blog is being syndicated to an incredible new Ultrarunning resource website called,“Trail and...

Video Interview R...

We recently got an opportunity to interview Shadow Johns with DORBA.org about the Big Cedar Wilderness Trails system in South Dallas that he manages.  Even before we asked him for an interview he was extremely helpful.  He explained numerous things … Read the...