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No Artificial Ingredients

                                I sat down with some folks who are headed to Copper Canyon with us in Phoenix the other day. I was there seeing family, so we met for a few minutes over breakfast in Scottsdale. These travelers are Mexico […]

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Miguel Lara Wins Caballo Blanco Ultra

It happened last March–the young standout Raramuri runner won the Caballo Blanco Ultra in Copper Canyon Mexico. He took the field for the third time in the last four years and continue to show why he is the strongest of the Chihuahua runners. Here is the article from The Herald in Spanish: http://www.oem.com.mx/elheraldodechihuahua/notas/n3309597.htm#.UxYw_yXHzzk.facebook Miguel has […]

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Copper Canyon Running Trips

Last week we took two of the Copper Canyon runners to Run Rabbit Run in Steamboat Colorado. It was a hugely tough course and frankly we were not quite ready for it. Anyway the guys ran well and we will be back. This journey was the first jaunt in the “Raramuri Running Project”. Actually the […]

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The Tarahumara Baskets…Amazing

There are several crafts which the Tarahumara in Copper Canyon produce- some just for their use and most for sale to tourists. There are fabric and woven goods. There are some musical instruments. Often you will see some youngsters who have picked up agates or other special rocks and are making some change selling them. […]

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Recommended books on Copper Canyon

There is just a short list of books I recommend people read before going to Copper Canyon…or just as an introduction to this great place: 1. “In the Sierra Madre”, Jeff Biggers – This one is a very careful account of his year in the village of Cusásare. Food, customs, language, history…very rich. <here on […]

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Born to Run, the Tarahumaras Really Run!

The best selling book from Christopher Mcdougall last year brought this unknown tribe to world attention. Born to Run was a huge and quality introduction to not only the running prowess of the Tarahumara (Raramuri) Indians, but also to their culture and ways as well. On our trips to Copper Canyon, we overlap with these folks alot, and […]

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