Bridging the Gap With Jorge Moreno

Almost a decade ago I met Jorge Moreno, when in the same fall we simultaneously yet independently picked up our lives and both moved to Oakland, California. Neither of us had a ton of friends in the Bay Area, so we both joined a running group. He was the first person I met, which looking

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Embrace Green Space with the Soul Trak Hike Challenge

We teamed up with Soul Trak for a two-week long Strava hike challenge. Together with Soul Trak, we want to power your next adventure and inspire you to get outside. Whether you’re exploring your own backyard or venturing into the great unknown, hike for a collective six hours in the first two weeks of July for the

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Celebrating Black Hiker’s Week With Zenovia Stephens

My name is Zenovia Stephens; I’m the Founder and CEO of Black Kids Adventures, Inc wife to my college sweetheart, and mom to three incredible boys living in Huntsville, AL. Life is hectic; at times, pure chaos ignites, but overall, it’s wonderfully full, and through our love of nature and family adventures, we’re helping pave

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Out of our closets and into the outdoors – all of us

Global Athlete Ambassador, LGBTQ+ advocate, drag queen, environmentalist, and photographer advocating for diversity in the outdoors, Pattie, has teamed up with NOLS and HOKA to give a small group of queer young adults the chance to explore the outdoors, for free. To apply, submit your application, which can be found here, by June 30th, 2021.   Before we get started, I’d

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How Staying Active Has Helped POC Runners Cope with the Last Year

To say 2020 was a stressful year for many people is an understatement. A global pandemic unexpectedly entered our lives and put everything to a halt. The way we live, we work, and interact with other people changed forever, bringing a flood of tension and worries followed by negative thoughts and piles of boredom. On

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Meaning Thru Movement Season 2 With Alison Désir

Now in its second season, Meaning Thru Movement (MTM), created by endurance athlete, activist, and mental health advocate Alison Désir, is a virtual tour series sponsored by HOKA that is dedicated to bringing important conversations around mental health and accessible movement forms (yoga, HIIT) to the running industry. Over the past year, conversations have centered on

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