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The speedy, sweaty rise of WeRun313, Detroit's newest running club

Who says the east side and the west side can’t come together? Or, in this case, run together?

In a few short months, WeRun313, a growing running group founded by westsider Lance Woods and eastsider Joe Robinson, has raced to prominence as a leading activity for Detroiters on the move. They’ve racked up headlines, social media followers, and, perhaps the highest co-sign yet just last week: A Spirit of Detroit honor from Detroit City Council.


From the eastside to Essence Fest: How a Detroit planner is turning TwerkXTequila into a national brand

If you’re of a certain demographic in Detroit and active on Twitter and Instagram, you either follow — or have definitely seen in your timeline — periodic photographs of young women twerking to their hearts’ content at El Club in Southwest Detroit. Many of these women are definitely People You Know: You went to college with them, you work at the same job but in different departments, or, like literally everyone in Detroit, you went to high school with them.

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