Run Free: Film Night, 4th December 2015

We had our first Film Night at our new store last Tuesday.

“Run Free – The True Story of Caballo Blanco, a feature documentary directed by Sterling Noren, chronicles the life of American ultra running legend Micah True (Caballo Blanco, or the White Horse) and his quest to create an ultra marathon in Mexico’s Copper Canyon to promote and preserve Tarahumara running tradition. True was a main character in Christopher McDougall’s best-selling book Born to Run – A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen.”

It was a great evening and the film left quite a few of us in tears. The film ended by showing how Micah True, Caballo Blanco, disappeared while trail running in the Gila Wilderness of New Mexico. Runners from around North America came to the Gila to join the search for True. Four days later, his body was found and recovered. He died of natural causes doing what he loved to do best – running alone in the wilderness.

It was a very inspiring story about a great runner who just loved to run. I recommend it to everyone – runner or not. It reminds us how to enjoy life in the now and shed all the unnecessary worries and stresses that we all hold on to.

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Next year we will be having many more workshops and we look forward to offering encouragement and advice to all those runners out there.

Have a great Christmas and New Year!

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