A series of deep, intimate conversations with some of the most creative and forward thinking minds in sports, wellness, spirituality, human rights, nutrition, science and technology, where we explore the power of running and mindfulness as catalysts for positive action, self-knowledge, exploration, and health.
Searching for Quiet with Matt Mikkelsen
Through Matt Mikkelsen's work in film and sound he is working to create awareness about what's not there- the emptiness, the silence, and the value it has for us and for the wildlife that depends on it. According to Matt, it's not enough to just preserve silence, we must also learn to listen to it.
Episode 14: Meaning Through Movement with Alison Désir
For this month’s episode I spoke with Alison Desir, founder of Harlem Run, a NY-based run collective, as well as several other organizations that bring people together around movement and community.
Episode 13: Closing the Adventure Gap with Ron Griswell
This month, I speak with Ron Griswell, he's an explorer, outdoor guide and founder of HBCUs Outside, an organization that helps students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities to get outside and participate in the outdoors, where there has been very little minority representation. The hope is that these students can start to see themselves reflected in these spaces, and share their stories to inspire others to also take part in outdoor activities and culture.
Hope you enjoy!
Episode 12: Running to Make Your Voice Heard with Coffey
Coffey is a runner, father, filmmaker, and activist who started organizing groups of people to run with him in response to recent and historic violence against black people. Coffey realized that his power was his ability to organize and empower people to take action, and his running protests quickly gained momentum and appeal as a way for people of all colors and backgrounds to get together and speak out against injustice.
Episode 11: Finding Adventure In Your Backyard with Beau Miles
Beau Miles is an Award winning filmmaker, poly-jobist, speaker, and writer who takes simple objects and ideas and questions what we know about them through his film projects.
We spoke about his films, his experience writing a doctoral thesis, the value of Outdoor Education, as well as how running has contributed to his view of the world, his projects, and himself.
Episode 10: Emotional Strength in Endurance Sports. with Samantha Gash
Samantha Gash is a social advocate and runner, and has collected a lot of wisdom throughout her life. We talked to her about the importance of education, surrendering, how her life has changed after becoming a mum and the bright side of being on lockdown.