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Micah True, aka Caballo Blanco, R.I.P.: Videos recall famed ultrarunner

The ultrarunning community in Colorado and beyond is in shock regarding the death of Boulder-based Micah True, aka Caballo Blanco, whose body was found near Gila, New Mexico over the weekend. The author of the 2009 best seller Born to Run, the 58-year-old True was an inspiration to athletes of all ages -- and his legacy will live on. Get a sense of his charisma from the videos below -- a three-part talk from 2010, as well as clips from a documentary expected to be released this year.

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