Urban Running, Community & Therapy – Jessie Zapo

Jessie Zapo has been actively involved in the New York Running scene since 2005 and has been dedicated to creating unique running experiences.  She’s traveled nationally and internationally through running and has primarily focused on the community building aspect that running can provide. We also talk about Art-Therapy and the restorative effects that running as a group can have.
JESSIE ZAPO_ URBAN RUNNING
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Jessie has been actively involved in NYC since 2005 and has been dedicated to creating unique running experiences.  She’s traveled nationally and internationally through running and has primarily focused on the community building aspect that running can provide.

 ‘urban running community’ comes up over and over again—what exactly does it mean?

solo vs team?
competition?/distance? adidas?
emotional

conservative racing = being in shape!

Girls Run NYC — how did you get started with that, how has it been going?

(https://running.competitor.com/2016/06/features/nycs-first-lady-of-running_152160)

Art therapy + running — overlaps? RESTORATIVE RUNNING

What does a week look like for you, balancing training with work and organizing in running?

You just did a talk on finding balance between hard work and self-care : what were your best strategies?

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