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Judge Craig Mitchell Is The Only Superior Court Judge Who Created The Skid Row Marathon Episode 34 The Only One In The Room

    • Personal Journals

Imagine being a judge and when warranted, it was your job to give people life sentences in prison. Can you picture what it must be like, regardless of your opinion, to have to change people’s lives for the worse every single day?
Los Angeles Superior Court judge Craig J Mitchell, had been serving in the felony courts for years before he got an idea during one of his early morning runs, an idea that he might be able do something about the overwhelming destitution that he witnessed each day.
What would you do if you had an opportunity to really make a difference in the lives of millions of people suffering from homelessness and addiction? Would you start skid rows first-ever running club and train the club members to run in marathons around the world? Or would you leave the work to the missions and big charities, figuring that they are probably better equipped than you, to change peoples lives for the better?
More From Judge Craig J. Mitchell:
Watch The Skidrow Marathon
Twitter: @skidrowrunclub 
Instagram: @skidrowrunningclub 
If you'd like to ask a question and be featured during the Dear Laura segment you can DM us on instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website www.theonlyonepod.com.
Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins such as live events, appearances, featured articles and more.
Don't miss our bonus after show Scott Talks, where co-host and producer Scott Slaughter (aka Hon) briefly chops it up with our guest immediately after the interview.
*If you know someone who might be feeling like they're the "Only One" be sure to share this or one of our other unique episodes with them. Also be sure to subscribe, comment and review us on iTunes!
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Imagine being a judge and when warranted, it was your job to give people life sentences in prison. Can you picture what it must be like, regardless of your opinion, to have to change people’s lives for the worse every single day?
Los Angeles Superior Court judge Craig J Mitchell, had been serving in the felony courts for years before he got an idea during one of his early morning runs, an idea that he might be able do something about the overwhelming destitution that he witnessed each day.
What would you do if you had an opportunity to really make a difference in the lives of millions of people suffering from homelessness and addiction? Would you start skid rows first-ever running club and train the club members to run in marathons around the world? Or would you leave the work to the missions and big charities, figuring that they are probably better equipped than you, to change peoples lives for the better?
More From Judge Craig J. Mitchell:
Watch The Skidrow Marathon
Twitter: @skidrowrunclub 
Instagram: @skidrowrunningclub 
If you'd like to ask a question and be featured during the Dear Laura segment you can DM us on instagram @theonlyoneintheroom or email us via the website www.theonlyonepod.com.
Also visit the website for the latest from our host Laura Cathcart Robbins such as live events, appearances, featured articles and more.
Don't miss our bonus after show Scott Talks, where co-host and producer Scott Slaughter (aka Hon) briefly chops it up with our guest immediately after the interview.
*If you know someone who might be feeling like they're the "Only One" be sure to share this or one of our other unique episodes with them. Also be sure to subscribe, comment and review us on iTunes!
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1 hr 1 min