Tag Archives: Christopher McDougall

The Sunday Read: I’ll just lace up my paleo-Nikes

What’s that? You haven’t heard of paleo-Nikes? I’m pretty sure that’s what Fred Flintstone ran in. Learn about paleo-Nikes, shirtless runners and more in this edition of The Sunday Read. On Outside.com, editor Christopher Keyes calls Born to Run author … Continue reading

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Micah True: The complete portrait

The New York Times weighed in today with the biggest piece yet on Micah True. The large article titled Caballo Blanco’s Last Run: The Micah True Story not only offers a comprehensive take-out on the man and an in-depth profile, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Ultra running? Watch your dick – literally

Well, who knew where you put your penis could matter so much in running? I’ve heard lots about the importance of posture, the way in which you land on your feet, where you should position your hips – but suddenly … Continue reading

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The True story: autopsy may be some time yet

It’s been less than a month since revered ultrarunner Micah True, 58. turned up dead in New Mexico’s Gila Forest. The death of Caballo Blanco – True’s nickname – caused an outpouring of grief in the running community, prompting tributes … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: McDougall on True, Karnazes, Switzer, and more

Surprise! The Sunday Read is not a special all-about-Boston edition. I figured everyone else is all over that. Instead, I chose to stick with my weekly round-up of the best news stories and links I can unearth over the course … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: A hard week for the running community

It’s not been the kindest week in running, to put it mildly. First came the news that ultrarunner Micah True had gone missing on a long run, and then the story that Vibram had been slapped with a class action … Continue reading

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“We don’t need smarter shoes; we need smarter feet.”

In the interim, I know you’ve been wondering: What about your quest for that sub-three marathon time? Well, okay…I know the thought never crossed your mind once. But I’ll tell you anyway. The ironies continue to pile up faster than … Continue reading

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