Nov 28 2023
Jason Bahamundi: How a Puerto Rican kid from the Bronx came to run Western States, Rocky Racoon and the Cocodona 250
Jason Bahamundi is an ultra runner who lives by the motto 'all gas, no brakes,' but he only started running when he was 'voluntold' he would be doing a half-marathon for charity.
His first training run left him gasping for breath, but Jason was hooked. Running became a habit that led him to longer and longer races and ever bigger challenges, including completing Western States, the Rocky Racoon 100-miler several times, and Cocodona 250.
Along the way, he has finished a host of Ironman triathlons - not bad for someone who saw running as a punishment at school.
Jason is also the founder of Run, Tri, Bike magazine, which is devoted to celebrating the endurance lifestyle while expanding diversity and inclusion in sport.
Running Tales talked to Jason about championing women in running, sleeping during ultra races, and how running has helped him with his business...
Read Run, Tri, Bike magazine at https://runtrimag.com/
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