Episode 20 / Alison Mariella Desír

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 20 – Alison Mariella Desír, Director of Sports Advocacy at Oiselle “Every run I take now is an exploration of my body and myself…it’s a reminder of how powerful I am. Running remains this discovery of myself and what I can do.” Alison Mariella Desír is a runner, mother,…

Episode 19 / Jinghuan Liu Tervalon

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 19 – Jinghuan Liu Tervalon, Advocate, Marathoner & Brooks Runfulness Project Runner-Up “The Asian-American population is severely underrepresented in media. It’s only through well-rounded storytelling that you fight this stereotype…there is such diversity within the community.” Jinghuan Liu Tervalon is a Chinese American advocate, marathoner, and mother who can…

Episode 17 / Starla Garcia

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 17 – Starla Garcia, Registered Dietitian & Olympic Trials Qualifier “It is so healing when people get back to their ancestral foods…those are always going to give us much more connection, not just to ourselves but when we’re out there, we’re going to feel more like ourselves. And that’s…

Episode 16 / Brandon Dugi

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 16 – Brandon Dugi (Diné), Outdoor Photographer & Trail Runner “[Running] helps me explore. It helps me go out and see different places. I can go on a 15 mile long run and go down some cool canyons and into rivers, you’re seeing stuff that nobody else gets to…

Episode 15 / Doug Dorame (My Dad!)

Photo by Brianna Saban (Brianna Saban Photography). Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 15 – Doug Dorame (Mexican/Yaqui), High School Coach, Athletic Director, and my Dad! “I try to use my 40 years of experience [in coaching] to help raise the spotlight on women’s and girls’ sports… as the Athletic Director, it’s also important for…

Episode 14 / Beth Wright

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 14 – Beth Wright (Pueblo of Laguna) – Attorney, Marathoner, and My BFF! “It’s about the process…something running teaches you is that your goals don’t necessarily get easier. But you do get stronger and better at working towards them over time.” Beth Wright (Pueblo of Laguna) is an attorney…

Episode 13 / Dustin Martin

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 13 – Dustin Martin (Diné), Executive Director of Wings of America “What I love most about running is the rhythm, at a very base level. You can go into this rhythmic trance…and just find thoughts you wouldn’t be able to otherwise. It’s your breath in conversation with whatever terrain…

Episode 12 / Lydia Jennings

Grounded with Dinée Dorame · Episode 12 – Lydia Jennings (Huichol & Pascua Yaqui), Environmental Microbiologist and Trail Runner “I am a scientist because of running… often, as you’re running, you’re on the land making observations. That’s the first step of the scientific process.” Dr. Lydia Jennings is a Wixáritari (Huichol) and Yoeme (Pascua Yaqui)…