ArchivesTag : Tarahumaras

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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Our first running camp with the barefoot runners

Here are some pis from the first of our running camps with the Tarahumara runners from Copper Canyon:    

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Copper Canyon Adventure Trips

Adventure runs in our blood and no better place than the wilds along the Copper Canyon train for some great adventuring. No wonder “Man Versus Wild” dropped Bear into Copper Canyon in one of the second season episodes. It is a wild place. Hiking This is some of the most rugged and most remote hiking […]

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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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