Religion of Run is storytelling about, for, and because of running. Athlete race stories, shoe obituaries, and all things running. Visually captured through beautiful photography by Run.Photography. The goal of every article on Religion of Run, is to get you lost on the run.
Team Bromka — A Marathon Story
Team Bromka — A Marathon Story. An athlete story about Peter Bromka — running with Bowerman Track Club Elite — chasing the 2:19:00 USA Olympic Trials qualifying B standard for an invitation to run in Atlanta on February 29, 2020.
While documenting his race weekend at the 2019 California International Marathon, I witness Team Bromka. How a 38 year old father manages to run 100 mile weeks necessary to shoot for such a lofty marathon goal. It is not pretty. It is not fancy. It is a story about juggling commitments and doing the work necessary. Enjoy the Story!
Jasper Skyline Trail — A Run Story
Jasper Skyline Trail — A Run Story. The Skyline Trail in Jasper National Park is 44.1km long with 1410 m gain, 1928 m loss reaching 2510 m at it’s highest point. It is typically a 2 or 3 day hike with various back country camping sites along the way. This isn’t my first running adventure, but my most adventurous to date.
Equipped with small run packs carrying food/water/safety gear, a Canon 5D MKIV w/24mm f/1.4 lense, and a pair of Altra Impluses, I want to document our day, the Skyline Trail, and have fun in the back country in what turns out to be perfect conditions. Enjoy the photos!
Shawn Lywood’s Revenge — A 50K Story
Shawn Lywood’s Revenge — A 50K Story. Shawn Lywood has some unfinished business up on the side of Rundle Mountain at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Last year he went out hot, paid dearly, and has come back with a game plan. I am documenting, and I do not have a game plan. This will be fun.
I’ve got my run gear, run pack, and the big lense strapped to my body. I am putting in some miles chasing Shawn and friends around this four loop course on an increasingly hot day. Spoiler alert, Shawn crushes.
Brooks PureFlow 7 — Obituary
Brooks PureFlow 7 — Obituary. I have a fascination with physical objects, the politics of them, and our relationship with them. Particularly objects that involve travel. My bicycles of past forever hold places in my heart, and I feel shoes do as well. Perhaps not every pair, but certainly this pair.
A workhorse clocking 873.8 hard earned KMs taking me all over the US and Canada. From late night solo workouts, to 50 milers around town, to the all important single shoe you can run in and spend an afternoon on your feet in when absolutely needing that luggage space. Saying goodby to my PureFlow 7’s.