2018 NYC Marathon Week: Des Linden at Custom Performance

The NYC Marathon does not occur just on Sunday. It’s marathon week in New York, and I am in Midtown to shoot an evening with Des Linden. It’s been a while since I shot a proper event, but I had to support Wendy and this incredible team here at Custom Performance.

It is also an excuse to ensure I see a bunch of my New York run family while I am here. I’m doing a story on Allie Kieffer and her coach Brad Hudson, so I am not sure how much time I’ll actually have to see folks. Plus they are all busy with the madness that is marathon week in New York.

Photos from an evening with Des Linden at Custom Performance for NYC Marathon week in New York, NY.

You see, my friends are kind of famous. Jess Movold and Franny are basically the faces of the TCS NYC Marathon for New Balance. The rest of this group all coach someone running, are running, pacing, hosting endless shakeout runs, going to endless shakeout runs, or organizing some of the most inspiring cheer stations your heart can handle. Then the events, the talks, the list is endless.

It was a no brainer to see a bunch of them at once, help support a great team, and be inspired by Des Linden. How does one not?

Photos from an evening with Des Linden at Custom Performance for NYC Marathon week in New York, NY.

Thank-you Wendy for having me, Bakline Running for letting me second shoot, Stephen for being an incredible host, and of course, Des Linden for sharing your evening with a bunch of us running nerds.

Enjoy the photos folks!

Photos from an evening with Des Linden at Custom Performance for NYC Marathon week in New York, NY.
Photos from an evening with Des Linden at Custom Performance for NYC Marathon week in New York, NY.
Photos from an evening with Des Linden at Custom Performance for NYC Marathon week in New York, NY.
Photos from an evening with Des Linden at Custom Performance for NYC Marathon week in New York, NY.
Photos from an evening with Des Linden at Custom Performance for NYC Marathon week in New York, NY.
Des Linden stands in front of the room of folks attending the chat at Custom Performance during the 2018 NYC Marathon week of events.
Des Linden stands in front of the room of folks attending the chat at Custom Performance during the 2018 NYC Marathon week of events.
Photos from an evening with Des Linden at Custom Performance for NYC Marathon week in New York, NY.
Photos from an evening with Des Linden at Custom Performance for NYC Marathon week in New York, NY.
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