The Best Way to Honor Micah True, a Fallen Hero of Born to Run.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Apr 3, 2012
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“Caballo Blanco.”

Please read Mike Sandrock’s beautiful summation of Micah’s rare spirit. {Daily Camera}

Here in Boulder, we all knew Micah True, if only a little. A central character in bestseller Born to Run, Micah died, too-soon, last week. He was doing what he loved: running, in nature.

I saw this comment, via Evan Ravitz, on Huff Post, and it’s worth sharing here. I can recommend reading Huffington Post’s coverage of Micah’s life and death (top 20 most popular on their entire site), on the trail.

Via Evan:

“The best way people can honor my old friend is to donate to his
charity http://norawas, which benefits the Raramuri Indians (AKA
Tarahumara) as did the race Micah founded. The Raramuri are
barely surviving the worst drought in Mexican history. Here’s a
photo of Micah I took when we both lived in Guatemala, about


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


2 Responses to “The Best Way to Honor Micah True, a Fallen Hero of Born to Run.”

  1. Wow–I've just started reading Born to Run (and it's not yet clear in the book whether Caballo Blanco's a real person or not…so this article kind of a spoiler, but interesting nonetheless…).

  2. Allegra Hamdn says:

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