I don’t know where the hip-hop run has been my entire life, but I need it to STAY in my entire life. Lately, I’ve been all about merging the things in my life that make me happy. Like when I moved to the Bay and met a group of people that I also like to roll with for hikes. Or, how my gym time is also my private, ratchet turnup time. The first San Jose Hip Hop Run happened last weekend and it so gracefully merged together my loves of hip-hop and running. Magic.
Let me share my favorite 5 things about the race.
The pre-game hip-hop run party
I rolled with one of my girlfriends, and as soon as we arrived to the race, it just felt fun. Races usually have some type of pre-game turnup so I expected that. But this one was extra special because of the music and. I mean, much of the music was your typical pop hip-hop (the “Hip-Hop Hooray’s” and “Baby Got Back’s” of the world), but it didn’t get all-the-way pop. And didn’t include that indistinguishable, monotonous house mix that people seem to love (duch duch duch duch duch duch *me imitating that annoying-ass beat*).Continue Reading