Watch ‘Bridge the Gap’: Meet Latino Runner Jorge Moreno

For Jorge Moreno, it’s not just ‘you should try running’ (or getting outdoors). It’s ‘let’s try it together.’

Jorge “Pito” Moreno is trying to bridge the gap between the Latino community and the outdoor and running world. This short film is a perfect introduction to what he’s all about — as a Latino, a member of his community, a runner, a HOKA ambassador, and co-director of Latino Outdoors.

This film is about Moreno’s story, where he grew up, the influences in his life, and his outlook for the future.

It features some pretty cool urban running landscapes: roots that Moreno has held onto from his first time “outside,” his first neighborhood running route, and connections with places he’s run abroad.

For him, those roots lie in Puerto Rico; San Fransisco; the Bronx, N.Y.; and Danbury, Conn. But it’s not just about the locations. It’s about the people, the connections, the outdoors.

Runtime: 7 minutes

This film is presented by HOKA ONE ONE.

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Mary is based out of GearJunkie's Denver, CO office. She has a degree in English and Journalism, and been writing professionally for over five years. Her outdoor interests span from running to sport climbing, from landscape photography to skiing to pack-paddleboarding. If she's not writing, you can most likely find her at the top of a fourteener, or in a local bakery.

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