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 and Rescue reported,”The owners of the wilderness lodge where he was staying reported him missing because he didn’t come back,”.
As reported in the Las Cruses Sun-News, “Search teams from Grant County, Socorro, Mesilla Valley, as well as Organ Mountain Technical Rescue Squad and outfitters from Gila Hot Springs searched the area Wednesday afternoon and through the night, Fuller said, and continued the effort on Thursday. He said a New Mexico State Police helicopter and two Civil Air Patrol fixed-wing aircraft arrived Thursday afternoon to assist with the search, but at press time, none of the tips the search teams received had panned out.”
Having run the Copper Canyon Ultra in 2010 I grew very fond of Caballo; he’s a man of great compassion. Everyone here at TrailandUltraRunning.com hope for speedy and safe return.
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