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In a series of shoots I want to share the story, passion, sacrifice, and commitment behind what ‘makes’ an athlete. To start I’ve spent time with the talented Nigerian sprinter Abiola Beckley during a workout at the Lovelock track Auckland.
I’ve just just been interviewed over at our friends Good Fuel Co. It’s always nice to think deeper into our
The brief from Salomon Running was simple; shoot this apparel collection for worldwide marketing and advertising. Location? Anna’s home in Dunedin New Zealand.
The question of ‘why’ comes to the surface every time that I meet people keen to join the GPR project. Well for me it’s pretty simple, I love the notion of working for my experiences and ‘moments’ that matter in my life. Running is a vessel for me to explore what I cherish and seek in this life of routine and material trappings. Good People Run is the catalyst for me to explore and connect with my photography.
During the Summer of 2012 I headed with Salomon athlete Anna Frost and ambassadors Grant Guise and Matt Bixley to Mount Taranaki on a record breaking mission at 2600M.
We don’t plan on running this design again so the small numbers ‘in the wild’ are very unique and exclusive. Photos by Paul Petch & Ethan Lowry for the GPR memoirs :) Our next range of gear is currently being finalised and we will be asking for pre-orders and interest soon!
Today the outdoors is now primed more than ever for some exploration and discovery. We have no excuses for getting outside
Grit is the persistence of passion and devotion over time to achieve a desired outcome. It’s a characteristic of a runner to make it work. No matter what.
I’ll let Paul take it from here, with his considered and generous answers to my questions. Ladies and Gentlemen, sit back, tune in, and enjoy this interview with Paul Petch, Founder of Good People Run.
Lululemon Athletica, Britomart played host to the inaugural fundraising art exhibition which was raising funds for New Zealand Charity, KidsCan.
Design Assembly talks to Paul Petch, photographer, designer and founder of Good People Run, ahead of their inaugural exhibition this coming weekend.
We have partnered with the Kiwi charity KidsCan http://www.kidscan.org.nz/ and are thrilled to announce we are having our first exhibition at lululemon Athletica Britomart on Saturday November 7th 2015 from 6pm to 10pm.
The Te Henga is part of the Hillary Trail – a beautiful and rugged walk/ run that reveals stunning views of Auckland’s wild West Coast. Being so close to the city and offering all types of terrain, this track is a real asset to the region.
Starting out slowly, GPR’s aim is to GIVE BACK to make a difference through running culture, people, fine art, stories, photography, & creativity from around the world.