Alison Desir

Simply stated: Everyone needs to listen to this frank, enlightening podcast with Alison Mariella Désir, an activist, endurance runner, and author of the new book Running While Black. In this episode recorded in front of an audience at GU Energy headquarters and co-hosted by GU Community Manager Yuri Hauswald, Alison details:

-how she found meaning—and relief from depression—through movement;
-the early days of Harlem Run, the NYC running group she founded;
-the troubling whitewashing of U.S. running history;
-her profoundly unsettling experience running the Boston Marathon; and,
-the genesis of her upcoming PBS series, debuting December 1.

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