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Trail Gangsta of the Month — runner spotlight

💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (SEPT '21): Jose Sosa Jr., Union Steel Worker & Aspiring Ultra Running Coach 💥

💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (SEPT '21): Jose Sosa Jr., Union Steel Worker & Aspiring Ultra Running Coach 💥

Name: Dose Sosa Jr. 

Age: 40

Hometown: San Diego, CA 

Current Residence: Chula Vista, CA

Occupation: Steel Worker 

 

1. How did you first get into running/trail running? 

By trying to stay in shape; I began running little by little, did a few 5k’s and started training for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in 2019. I joined a local YMCA trail running group and I fell in love with the mountains. The rest is history!

2. You’re a San Diego native but lived in New York City half of your life. That begs some questions: East coast...


💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (November): Meet Jen Laughlin! 💥

💥Trail Gangsta of the Month (November): Meet Jen Laughlin! 💥

Name: Jen Laughlin

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA 

Current Residence: Buckeye, AZ

Occupation: Social Media Manager 

Alma Mater: Westmont College

1. How did you first fall in love with running? Does your family share your passion for the sport?                 

I grew up active, always outside and playing competitive sports. I went to college on a full ride scholarship for soccer. I have been running forever but fell in love with it in college. Always being on...