Tag Archives: Micah True

Happy Birthday, Sub-three

That’s right, my baby, Sub-three, is one year old today – and talking already! In fact, it never shut up. Some time this evening, the number of views in one year for this blog will pass 34,000. Not too shabby … Continue reading

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The best of The Sunday Read: 2012

Looking back over 2012’s Sunday Reads, some dominant themes quickly emerge: minimal and barefoot running, the tragic death of ultrarunner Micah True, anything and everything to do with marathons and, of course, Paul Ryan! What a year: in footwear, less … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Dylan Wyke’s tweets, drinking, and dying. Plus: party rocking

Did Canadian marathoner Dylan Wykes lose Olympic gold because he tweeted too much? That’s what Running World columnist Mark Remy suggests. Remy worked up a graph correlating the number of tweets to the success of Olympic marathoners and suggests – … 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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Autopsy out: heart disease felled Micah True

The Associated Press is reporting that Micah True died of heart disease in late March when he went missing in the Gila National Forest. The news agency obtained a copy of the long awaited autopsy report. “The report showed that … 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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