Content marketing: Telling Meaningful Stories

Running in Cleveland

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I attended Content Marketing World in September 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio, and of course, wanted to go on a run. I texted a friend who is originally from Ohio to get suggestions.

Since I was staying near the Cleveland Browns stadium, he suggested that I could run along the pier and around the stadium. I looked at the map and thought that was a good idea. I made my way down Lancaster and north on East Ninth to head on my early-morning run. It was around 5:30 a.m. and still dark, so I could only imagine the view across the lake during the daytime. I saw two other runners on the dark pier.

Up and around the pier, over to the Browns Stadium and around it was a couple of miles. I wanted to go further, of course, so I had to make a decision on which way to go.

I decided to head up a couple of blocks into the city and then turn back toward the hotel-at least that’s what I thought. I ran through relatively well-lit areas. A few people were walking, some were waiting at bus stops. A few times I ran past people sleeping on the ground on the sidewalk. I assumed they were homeless.

After another mile, I didn’t end up at Rock and Roll Boulevard, which I was expecting. Maybe I was running the wrong way? I got out my iPhone and powered up the Waze GPS app and asked it to take me back to the hotel.

Turns out I was going the wrong way and was about a mile away from the hotel, which was not a big deal since I had access to the app. I got back to the hotel and finished a great early-morning 4.6-mile run through downtown Cleveland.



Disclaimers: The information provided in articles is for informational purposes only and not personalized advice. It's accurate to the best of my knowledge at the time it's published. Enjoy and best of luck telling the best stories in your organization and life!

Christoph Trappe

Hello and thanks for stopping by. I’m Christoph Trappe.

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