Running with Raven: The Amazing Story of One Man, His Passion, and the Community He Inspired
Date: April 2017
Duration: 6 hours 50 minutes
Raven Kraft has changed the lives of thousands who have run with him-many of them hundreds of times. From all fifty states and dozens of countries, across all age groups and backgrounds, they come to run with Raven, and in the process find friendship, inspiration-and a nickname.
Among them is author Laura Lee 'White Lightning' Huttenbach, who has logged over a thousand miles of Raven Runs. Here she explores the stories of dozens of others about why they started running with Raven-and why they keep coming back. Taxman, an accountant in his mid-60s, has done 1800+ runs. Dizzy, a middle school principal from Cuba, met his wife and his best friend on Raven Runs. Butcher, an ex-convict, credits Raven with saving his life. In an uncertain world Raven shows up, no matter what.
Quirky and appealing, tenacious and magnetic, Raven is a legend of the running world. As he says, 'I may be the only thing that hasn't changed around here in the last forty years.' Laura Lee Huttenbach reveals how one man's daily ritual has blossomed into an uncanny gift for weaving people together-and an invaluable reminder that the journey means little without the connections forged along the way.