DAN DIAZ 

DAN DIAZ 

OCCUPATION: ACCOUNT MANAGER, AD SALES AT HULU

OCCUPATION: ACCOUNT MANAGER, AD SALES AT HULU

It isn’t the latest gear that gets Dan Diaz through his 20-mile runs. Hell, it isn’t even what gets him out the door to begin with. After running competitively for the better part of his life, being the fastest isn’t much of a priority either. His approach is a bit more straightforward. “Just train hard and live simply.”

It isn’t the latest gear that gets Dan Diaz through his 20-mile runs. Hell, it isn’t even what gets him out the door to begin with. After running competitively for the better part of his life, being the fastest isn’t much of a priority either. His approach is a bit more straightforward. “Just train hard and live simply.”

It’s a philosophy Dan took away from watching his idol, legendary marathoner Eliud Kipchoge. “It’s all about the mind, about living an honest life,” he says. “You can show up to a long run, but mentally, you have to be in a place where you know you can do something, you know?”

 

And, to him, it all starts with no longer having expectations. “Whether it be on a daily basis or throughout life, it’s kind of just living fluidly, knowing that every day you’re at your potential to do something awesome. You bring it to the table when it comes to work, when it comes to relationships. That’s the kind of life I’d like to embody.”

 

Simple, but rich. Seems like he’s got it all figured out.

It’s a philosophy Dan took away from watching his idol, legendary marathoner Eliud Kipchoge. “It’s all about the mind, about living an honest life,” he says. “You can show up to a long run, but mentally, you have to be in a place where you know you can do something, you know?”

 

And, to him, it all starts with no longer having expectations. “Whether it be on a daily basis or throughout life, it’s kind of just living fluidly, knowing that every day you’re at your potential to do something awesome. You bring it to the table when it comes to work, when it comes to relationships. That’s the kind of life I’d like to embody.”

 

Simple, but rich. Seems like he’s got it all figured out.

HOW THE CITY BREAKS THROUGH

HOW THE CITY BREAKS THROUGH

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