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The Warmup Lap | 4.2.12: The running world reacts to Micah True's death

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Runners remember ultrarunner Micah True, known as 'Caballo Blanco,' found dead in New Mexico's Gila Forest | New York Daily News

A good collection of online messages and remembrances of True, the man responsible for the race that became the centerpiece of Christopher McDougall's Born To Run.

Friends recall Micah True: passionate and playful | Houston Chronicle

Wariner, Richards-Ross run well at Texas Relays |

In other events-in-Texas-this-weekend news, Jeremy Wariner is continuing his comeback from a foot injury, aiming to run in London this summer.

Running Shoes and Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS): One Runner’s Story | Runblogger

A look at shoe changes and their potential effect on IT band issues. I've noticed a similar reduction in IT band discomfort after changing my stride from a heel-strike to a mid-foot strike -- though I doubt that my pain was as severe as what Adam describes in his tale.

Lance Armstrong surrenders lead, finishes seventh in Memorial Hermann Ironman 70.3 Texas triathlon | Houston Chronicle

Some good post-race quotes from Armstrong highlighting his strategy and reflections on his race yesterday.

Ryan's got you covered for race results from Texas, both men's and women's. Oh, and video of Armstrong getting caught at the finish.