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In an ongoing effort to elevate Black voices and provide allyship resources, José González hosted a conversation with Dr. Carolyn Finney, Faith E. Briggs, Teresa Baker, and CJ Goulding to discuss allyship, Black Joy, Presence, and other themes. As we move in these times with hurt and an increasing awareness of the brokenness and injustices around

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HOKA High School Memories with Leo Manzano

While longtime HOKA fans are probably familiar with him, Leo “The Lion” Manzano was one of the first professional track athletes HOKA sponsored in 2014. Beyond his stellar accolades on the track as an 800m and 1500m athlete, Leo exemplified the importance of hard work and commitment before his retirement from the sport in 2019. As

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Ekiden 101 with Reitaku University’s Ryo Miyata

While the words Hakone Ekiden may not mean much to the average American (even to the devout runner), it’s tantamount to the Superbowl in Japan. An ekiden (駅伝) is a long-distance running multistage relay race popular in Japan that garners nationwide viewership in the millions. What is it about the ekiden that inspires a nation to run long distances?

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Helping the Navajo Nation with Brandon Dugi

Brandon Dugi is an outdoor adventure photographer and endurance athlete based out of LeChee, Arizona, a small community on the Navajo Nation bordering Page, Arizona. I want to educate the world about the Navajo Nation and how it has been affected by COVID-19. Growing up on the reservation as a child, I recognized the hardship

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Resources for Allyship and Anti-Racism

If you’ve made your way to this post, it means you want to learn more about how you can become an ally to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) around you. Below is a curated list of resources our team has found helpful, to guide us on our journey of allyship and anti-racism. This guide

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Why I Run – David Melly

David Melly is a middle- and long-distance runner from Boston, MA. He is a graduate of Cornell University, currently competes for Tracksmith’s Hare AC, and has personal bests of 4:06 (1 mile), 14:15 (5000), 8:51 (steeplechase), 65:14 (HM), and 2:21:59 (marathon). David is also the host of the Run Your Mouth podcast and a staff writer

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