THE CULTURAL RUNNER

Running is a journey that goes beyond physical boundaries

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I am Jake, aka...The Cultural Runner.  Here you will find everything from personal stories, training tips, country-wide racing experiences, and just flat out weird running antics from yours truly.  Feel free to subscribe, interact, and just be awesome!

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Runners Unite!

Just five weeks ago I was on a business trip in Chicago. I went out to dinner at some amazing restaurants with my coworkers and even...

A Magical Half with RunDisney

The Humidity was high, but so were the spirits of everyone I met this last weekend as I competed in my first ever Disney Half Marathon...

The Hills of LA

A world in the City that I never thought existed.

Another State, Another Ragnar

Life is Full of Adventures, and Ragnar races are full of life. This would be the fourth Ragnar Race I have completed and the Second time...

Windy City Triathlon Relays

It is one of my favorite races of the year, one that I have done for three years in a row now. It is also one that has not gone without...

Humid Running in Charlotte, NC

I knew I was in for a special kind of run when I stepped out of the airport in Charlotte, NC and instantly began to sweat. Clouds were...

The Power of Imagination

I ran a 17 mile run yesterday. I took off from my house and I ran 10 miles out to the boat launch area for the University of Albany...

West Coast Running

Being born and raised in Northern California, I am always excited when I get to return to my West Coast roots and get a few good runs in....

How It All Began

It's the one question that every runner faces at some point in time. Usually it's a friend, a distant relative, or it comes up on a...

When Running Get's Crazy

Ever ask someone to run a race with you and the response you get usually consists of eye rolling or flat out laughing? Don't take these...

To Run No Matter What

Not everyone has the pleasure of living in Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico...Where you can run outside almost 365 days a...

 
 
 

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