Crew Chronicles 2: Find the Youngers

Youngers

It says a lot about Run Dem Crew that I was excited to make the 80 minute round trip to Shoreditch even though I couldn’t run this week. I’m injured, but the chance to check in with my second family was too good to be missed. At Run Dem Crew, Housekeeping, which can last from 20 minutes to an hour- is one of the highlights of every Tuesday: a chance to hear what’s coming up in the future and what successes others have had in the past weeks. And I was dead excited about this week’s special event, which has been masterminded by our latest group of Youngers. Continue reading “Crew Chronicles 2: Find the Youngers”

Bridge Runners in New York City

Epic Shot

Last night I finally got to run with the legendary Bridge Runners in New York and it completely lived up to my very high expectations. Bridge Runners are the original foundation running crew. Legend has it that founder Mike Saes was late to pick his kids up from school one day and was caught in traffic in a taxi. He realised he’d be quicker on foot, so hopped out of the taxi and ran across the bridge, making it in time to pick up his kids. He got such an endorphin high from the run that he’s been running ever since.  Continue reading “Bridge Runners in New York City”