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Bridging the Gap

 

Out of the Bars and Into the Night

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Joey Elgersma/Stephan Wever
Filmmakers, Runners

 

Some only come out at night.

Some never stepped foot on a track.  
Some never defined themselves as athletes.

Yet we are all inspired by a common philosophy and by the idea of using the pavements of our urban wildlife as our playground.  From New York City to Moscow, from London to Zurich– we’re all inspired by each other.

We’re divided into five different race groups.  So we have the tortoises, hares, greyhounds, cheetahs and the elites.  So the idea is basically that no matter what level you are, there’s someone who’s always gonna be able to run with you.  Our thing is about encouraging people to run.

Running is the least important part of the running crew story.  It’s a way for friends to physically meet each other at least once a week.  The creativity and the idea of family that we’re trying to build, and community, is far more important.   

We find a lot of people who get into running suddenly find some crazy level of creativeness, because the wider-the-mind thing starts to change.  Running and creativity basically go hand in hand.

We made a short film.  We’re in the studio making music for our next big race; we’re gonna make our own Finish Line music and a mixtape for it, so we’re starting a record label as well.  We got an art exhibition planned for next year based on running.  

So we’re basically trying to make people understand that just because you’re being healthy and running and taking care of yourself doesn’t mean that the rest of your life stops.  You know, it’s all part of a lifestyle.

We are unified by a responsibility to make each other improve, in the pursuit of accomplishing the unthinkable.

These are the times when you share joy as much as you share pain, and you grow into a team together, inseparable.

 

Never stay stationary.  Get out and move; for yourself and for others.

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