I’ve never been one to “reblog” someone else’s post, but I think this is worthy. Thanks, VanessaRuns.
Photo Credit: Luis Escobar Photographer
Over the past few days, the running community has been swarmed with news of Caballo Blanco’s death (Born to Run star aka Micah True).
I won’t repeat how tragic this is, or how deep of a loss the running community has suffered. But I can’t help wonder how, going forward, this event will make its mark in ultra running. What will change? And how will we move ahead?
I never had the privilege of meeting Caballo Blanco, although we chatted briefly via Facebook. I can’t claim he was a close friend, but he was someone I followed, drew inspiration from, and very much admired.
Much good has been said about Caballo, and I won’t repeat his exceptional qualities here. But in addition to those great things, I was also drawn to his quirkiness and his slightly fiercer side.
I enjoyed watching Caballo’s hardass demeanor and…
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