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The Javelina Jundred

The Javelina Jundred happens this weekend in Phoenix and some of our Raramuri Running Project guys will be there. It looks like they will be driving out of Chihuahua –I was just there and Alfredo Murillo said his son Alex will drive them up. We started on this project 4 years ago when some of […]

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Caballo Blanco Ultra Results

The 2014 Caballo Blanco Ultramarathon was March 2 in Copper Canyon and the results will be posted soon. The winner for the third time was Miguel Lara.  

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Copper Canyon Running Tour Update

Our guys were in Mexico City the other day for the big marathon–and all the protests! The route had to be changed due to blocked streets and main plaza. Now we are off to Run Rabbit Run in Steamboat on Sept 14.  

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Places to Run or Jog in Juarez

Yes Juarez is safe for runners First of all YES, I go to Juarez often, I enjoy the place and my every experience, evidence and impression is that is is safe for gringos. Juraez is a prime example of how we in the US get the jaded angle of everything Mexican. Sure they have had […]

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Miguel Lara wins the Guachochi 100K

He ran 20 minutes under his personal best. He fought the heat and the mud. He used that Nathan hydrator they contributed. And he won it! Great job Miguel! Here is the whole story and results- in Spanish- http://www.eldiariodechihuahua.mx/notas.php?f=2013%2F07%2F20&id=d2c2e0d5af8b751674755516ddd6a40b#.Ue4fgxKy9Hw.facebook

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Run Rabbit Run 100 miler

Run Rabbit Run, 2012 Fred and Paul and all the crew at the Run Rabbit Run 100 mile ultra welcomed us last September to Steamboat Springs, CO and it was a huge experience. Our Copper Canyon Running Tour team showed up and the guys ran well- though they did not finish. Actually only 17 of […]

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Chicago Travel and Adventure Show

Last weekend we worked with the Mexico Tourism Board at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show at Rosemont and it was one of the best we have attended. Some 20,000 people flowed through the doors and took in displays from India to Kansas to Copper Canyon- us! People flocked to see Samantha Brown, witness a […]

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The barefoot runners of Porochi ejido

Recently on one of our train trips to Copper Canyon, I “ran” across several young Raramuri guys who are beginning to win races around Mexico- like 100K races. They live in a remote ejido above Cerocahui, just south of the Bahuichivo stop on the Copper Canyon train. This was a contact that I have been […]

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How to Lace a Tarahumara Huarache

Recently we were enjoying a traditional “discada” with an Authentic Copper Canyon group high above the Sierra Madre canyons prepared by Lola Mancinas. It was delicious- meat, peppers, vegetables, avocado, fresh tortillas and pico- wonderful. Lola’s brother (she is from a family of 13 or so) showed up and helped with lunch. Geronimo is a […]

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