A lot of promises were made to make running a more inclusive, diverse, and welcoming sport. How much progress have we seen?
She has helped push the running industry toward the recognition that the sport isn't always accessible or welcoming.
A lack of diversity in outdoor communities is not a surprise for many marginalized people.
Across the U.S. and Canada, Native athletes and activists are using running to draw attention to the harm caused by boarding and residential schools.
People who don’t feel the effects of racial injustice or discrimination in their daily lives sometimes struggle to understand the impact. But the harm can be severe.
Jinghuan Liu Tervalon, a dedicated runner from the Los Angeles area, wrote about her experiences as an Asian American in the United States at a time when hate crimes are at an alarming increase across the country. Plus what you can do to support the AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) community at this time.
Running partners and City Fit Girls founders share how they have found strength in numbers.
The Running Industry Diversity Coalition is a partner in Finish the Run, as part of its work to fight systemic racism.
“There Are So Many Different People Who Find Passion in This Sport”: Martha Garcia Seeks Greater Inclusivity in Running
She will continue pushing for stronger representation and storytelling of all runners.
Dhani Jones and Alison Désir talk in the second episode of Someone Like Me, a series of conversations with outstanding individuals in endurance sports with different backgrounds, including BIPOC, transgender, and adaptive athletes.
Verna Volker got sick of not seeing her fellow native women in the running community, so she created space for them.
Systemic racism is pervasive, and the running industry is not immune. This group is tackling it head-on.