STRIVE in the News

STRIVE has been making waves recently, thanks to both our program’s unique vision and the passion and talent of our student-athletes. Here is a sampling of some of our publicity from the last few years.

Selfies or Selfless: The politics of volunteer tourism – STRIVE Co-Director, Tyler Andrews, is featured on Al Jazeera’s “The Stream” to talk about the politics and ethics of international service work.

Hopkins’ Springhorn and Balcezak a special duo – A feature on STRIVE-Kenya alum, Hannah Springhorn, who has seen great success as a high schooler and mentions her time with STRIVE as “mind-opening.”

Service, Training and Travel Are a Winning Combination for Student Athletes – An interview with STRIVE Co-Director, Tyler Andrews all about STRIVE – its benefits, goals, and more.

Monta Vista students stay stride for stride with work, training in Kenya – An article on 2014 STRIVE-Kenya students and the lessons they learned from their service, athletics, and adventure in Iten.

Treadmill Half Marathon World Record Toppled – An interview with STRIVE director and group leader Tyler Andrews following his treadmill half marathon world record run, raising thousands of dollars for STRIVE programs!

Runner Chases Records; Strives to Help Others – A profile on STRIVE director and group leader Tyler Andrews in the lead-up to his attempt on the treadmill half marathon world record – a fundraising event for STRIVE.

Voluntourism: Doing it Right is not as Easy as it Sounds – A discussion on NPR’s “Here and Now” featuring STRIVE director and group leader Tyler Andrews on the benefits and dangers of “voluntourism”

Level Renner: “A Run to Remember” – An interview with STRIVE director and group leader Tyler Andrews following his victory at Boston’s Run to Remember Half Marathon

Janji Run for Another: “Q&A with STRIVE Trips Founder Tyler Andrews”  – STRIVE director Tyler Andrews answers questions about STRIVE’s mission and impact on the community

Boston Globe: “Striving for Service” – Profile of STRIVE director, co-owner, and group leader Tyler Andrews

New York Post “STRIVE trips: a chance for athletes to expand training, world view” -Article on STRIVE founder Katherine Trotzuk and the STRIVE-mission

Armory Track: “For Body and Spirit” – Profile of STRIVE-Kenya alum Will Isenberg

CA Magazine: “The Accidental Runner”– Profile of STRIVE director, co-owner, and group leader Tyler Andrews

Running Times: “NY’s Cole Townsend Directs his own Running Life” – Profile of STRIVE-Kenya alum Cole Townsend

 

If you are interested in writing about STRIVE or if you are a STRIVE alum and were featured in a recent publication, please email us at contact@strivetrips.org!