Ep. 40 – On Race and Running: with Russell Dinkins

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This week’s episode is different in a few ways- it’s a crossover episode with the Citius Mag Podcast, we recorded it remotely via Zoom, and it’s a bit more serious in tone than most episodes of RYM.

Our guest this week is Russell Dinkins, a member of Princeton Class of 2013 and a professional runner for the New York Athletic Club. Russell is a 1:46 800 meter runner and multiple-time Heps champion, and he’s also been a vocal advocate on issues of race and racism, most recently as they pertain to the recent decision by Brown University to cut its men’s cross-country and track teams.

You can read the university’s announcement here: www.brown.edu/news/2020-05-28/athletics-excellence

Russell’s piece here: medium.com/@dancingdinks/brown…ng-the-d9e698b707e1

And David’s piece here: citiusmag.com/open-letter-to-bro…-christina-paxson/

Hope you enjoy this episode and that it makes you think.

Listen here:

Apple Podcasts | Soundcloud | Spotify

Follow:

Run Your Mouth on Facebook and Instagram

Russell Dinkins on Twitter and Instagram

Chris Chavez on Twitter and Instagram

David Melly on Twitter and Instagram

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