I’m about a week late with this post, but I just found out about the passing of the legendary ultra-marathoner and all-around good guy Micah True. For those of you you who don’t know, El Caballo Blanco (“the white horse”) was the wily, free-spirited main character of Christopher McDougall’s book Born To Run. This is a huge loss for the running community and the world as a whole. He was a good man and will be missed.
Category Archives: Barefoot Running
Let me ask you a personal question. When was the last time you looked at your feet? I mean when was the last time you really looked at your feet? As it turns out, those fleshy little nubs at the end of your legs are actually marvels of bio-mechanics. How about this for a stat sheet? Each foot has: 26 bones 33 joints over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments over 7000 nerve endings Think about it: your feet make up 25% of all 206… Continue reading →