Memories of Caballo Blanco
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Comment by Jay on April 3, 2012 at 11:28am

I propose we name April 1st "St. Caballo Day"!

It's the day most of us found out, it's a worthy memorial, and....well he's no saint and would laugh at the idea, as well as the fact that it's on April Fool's day. Light-hearted but heart felt. I think he'd approve.

Comment by Robert Rogers on April 2, 2012 at 9:31pm

He passed away while running, just like he would have wanted.  Sad but inspirational.

Comment by Meg McCraken on April 2, 2012 at 6:41pm

May his authenticity and inspiration of “truth, peace, beauty and love” echo through the canyons and continue to be carried across the world on our steps... "run free" Caballo!

Comment by Bobby on April 2, 2012 at 5:57pm
Rest in peace Caballo Blanco. You touched a lot of lives. You will be missed but never forgotten.
Comment by Larissa Uredi on April 2, 2012 at 5:24pm

Such a heartbreaking loss.  I never met him but I felt like I got a glimpse of his spirit through Born to Run and this website.  Even my mom was upset and she doesn't run!

Comment by Howard R. McBride on April 2, 2012 at 3:42pm

I read your book right before I found out I had cancer and was struggling. I found the story of Caballo Blanco to be truely inspiriational. What a guy and what an individual. He is one of a few I would have liked to have met. After surgery I am starting from what seems less than when I started running years ago. But the spirit of Caballo Blanco will keep me going. Thank you for introducing him in your book.

Comment by AJ Johnson on April 2, 2012 at 1:55pm

Eric, I am sorry for the loss of your friend.  I have dreamed of one day sharing a trail with Micah for some time after reading the book for like the 10th time.  I will now just run with and embody what he stood  for in my thoughts and his loved ones in my prayers.  He is truly running  free.

Comment by bob fritz on April 2, 2012 at 1:27pm
I expect Caballo and Pre to get in some excellent runs while together in heaven!
Comment by Louisa Smith on April 2, 2012 at 12:31pm

Without Caballo, there wouldn't have been a Born to Run. Without Born to Run, I wouldn't be a runner now. There are many of us out there who owe him a debt of gratitude. Thanks, Caballo. 

Comment by ajay on April 2, 2012 at 10:55am

This news came as a real shock to me. The main character in Born To Run, he really inspired many to take up running just for the love of it.May his soul rest in peace.

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