MCRRC Featured Runners Series: Conversation with Desmond Dunham, Youth Sports Expert, Coach & Author

Dear Members,

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Black History Month Online Event, hosted by MCRRC’s Inclusion and Equity Committee.  The conversation with our featured guest, Desmond Dunham, Youth Sports Expert, Coach & Author, will take place on Monday, February 21, 2022 from 7:00-8:00 PM.

The event is FREE and open to all MCRRC members and non-members.  Donations to MCRRC are welcome.  Introductions will be conducted by Sylvie Qwasinwi Ngassa Bello and the conversation will be moderated by Kelyn Soong — both MCRRC members.

This event will take place on Zoom – link to be provided to registered participants the day of the event.

Free items including signed-copies of Coach Dunham’s book Running Against the Odds will be randomly given away to MCRRC member attendees only. Become a Member today!

Pre-registration is required — REGISTER HERE!

Desmond Dunham’s Unlikely Path to Success

The MCRRC Featured Runners Series hosted by the Inclusion and Equity Committee (I&E) is proud to present its 2nd annual Black History Month Online Event, featuring Coach Desmond Dunham, a DMV local and nationally acclaimed track and field and cross-country coach. Overcoming challenges throughout his life has empowered Coach Dunham to inspire and lead young people to a better life through coaching and mentorship. He is a leader and role model whose influence and reach over two decades has inspired generations of runners in the DC area and beyond. Coach Dunham is Director and Head Coach of track & field and cross-country at St. John’s College High School, an Under Armour Coach, and author of his recently released memoir Running Against the Odds.

MCRRC is honored to host Desmond Dunham as part of celebrating Black History Month. Please join us and spread the word about this exciting event!