Rickey Gates is a professional trail-mountain runner, photographer, and world traveler.
In this episode Rickey shares his running journey from not making the University of Colorado’s Cross Country team three years in a row to winning his first race and eventually becoming an accomplished trail and mountain runner. He discuses his philosophy of intuitive running, focused on self-awareness and training without a watch. Rickey shares his experiences running on all seven continents and what races have been most memorable to a recount of the most challenging race. Rickey explores the intersection between running and photography and the logistics of carrying photography gear with him. Lastly, Rickey reveals upcoming races on his bucket list and 2014 calendar.