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My name is Hakim Tafari

Born and raised in a small town called Ipswich, approximately an hour and a half outside of London. Having an opportunity to live in America from a very early age, I decided to embark and change my life in 1992, spending the first months in Brooklyn NYC, then moving to Austin Tx in late 92, this where my life took a very interesting turn.



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KRC – Los Angeles
February 6, 2020

Mindfulness as a tool for better running and better living.

I don’t really know where to start with this tale of adventure.  Exploring culture, food, and land that looks like it has been untouched by corruption and greed really was…
February 3, 2020

Touching the Trail Podcast Pt. 3: This is Compassion

The final part in my trilogy of conversations with Hakim Tafari is the perfect dovetail to our scope of examinations. There is a certain allure and fascination that we can…
February 2, 2020

Touching the Trail Podcast Pt. 2: Breaking Down the Path

It begins with the breath. It ends with the breath. We are each fully capable of finding ourselves within ourselves, by doing so we can find peace. In the second…
February 1, 2020

Touching the Trail Podcast Pt. 1: Metamorphosis

There is not quite anything like meeting someone and instantly connecting with them on a deeply emotional and intellectual level. This happened between Hakim Tafari and I. I did not…

NYC & LA Recoded: “Go Together”

This is a film about people separated by 3,000 miles, but who share a common thread. Through the underground movement of urban running in New York and Los Angeles, Go Together explores two cities – their differences and tensions, and their intertwined passions. What started more than a decade ago as a band of partiers and creators meeting for midnight runs, has transformed and grown up, becoming a movement that is just now realizing it’s true power while deepening the conversation between America’s two greatest cities.