The first international marathon of the Skid Row Running Club was the Accra Marathon in Ghana. Only five runners went on that inaugural trip. Those runners were Ben Shirley, David Ashkew, Ryan Navales, Billy Karz and Judge Craig Mitchell.
That journey is documented in the award winning documentary, Skid Row Marathon.
Since then the club was gone on to bring 26 members to run the Rome Marathon in 2015, 25 runners to run the Da Nang Marathon in Vietnam in 2016 and most recently 46 runners to run the Jerusalem Marathon in 2018.
In this reunion of sorts, you have from left to right, Craig Mitchell, Ben Shirley, Billy Karz. All are still very active in the running club. The club has grown in size significantly over the years, therefore it's unusual to capture a shot of the "OGs" running down the stretch together on Crocker Street.