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It’s on! Copper Canyon Ultramarathon 2013 is a go.

Caballo’s legacy is in great hands: Caballo’s wonderful girlfriend, Maria, and Josue Stephens — a seasoned race director, ultra runner, and longtime Mas Loco — are heading down to the Copper Canyons this month to lock in logistics with the Presidencia of the host town, Urique. Choosing Josue Stephens as co-director of the race was…

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“Most influential runner in America”

Somewhere, a White Horse is reading this and rolling his eyes. Or saying, “De nada, McOso.” Meanwhile, Scott Jurek is still on the road and killing it with his “Eat & Run” tour. The reception has been insane: I joined him for four events in three days in New York, Boston, and Chicago, and every…

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Eat & Run: The Road Tour **UP-UPDATES**

Tickets are going fast. As of Thursday, May 31: **Boston, June 6, is sold out.But the group run through Harvard is open to all-comers: 4:30 pm. Scroll down here for details. **New York, June 5, is nearly full for the evening event. On Tuesday morning, Scott is leading a street party/group run all the way…

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Fade to white: the NY Times gives the Ghost Horse an epic epilogue

“They rambled and ran, calling Caballo…” The New York Times re-creates the final days and rollercoaster last years of Micah True, in both print and audio forms. Among the story’s other virtues, it’s the best-reported and most emotionally-moving account of the search — not a surprise, since it comes from narrative master Barry Bearak. This…

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McDougall & Jurek: New York, Boston, and Chicago, June 5,6,7

Scott Jurek has some kind of wild fiesta planned for Tuesday, June 5, when he launches his new book, “Eat and Run.” We’ll be uncorking an epic run around Manhattan in the morning and speaking in Bryant Park at noon, but the showstopper will be this event on Tuesday night. I’ve only heard about half…

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Good enough for Jesus, good enough for Spartacus, good enough for you.

Seattle’s “The Stranger” pulls back the curtain on Barefoot Ted, Inc. You heard it here first (well, assuming you’re not in touch with Roman Centurions and Biblical prophets): Huaraches are about to become the next footwear sensation. In a year, Lunas could push aside Vibrams as the next less thing. Sandal Factory As Ballard makes…

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