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MOCA Spike 150: Chinatown 7M Run

Amy Ko-Tang

“Our memory is made up of our individual memories and our collective memories. The two are intimately linked. And history is our collective memory. If our collective memory is taken from us - is rewritten - we lose the ability to sustain our true selves.” ~Haruki Murakam

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A Great Day in Long Branch

Qian Zhou

Leading up to the NJ Marathon, Half Marathon, and Marathon Relays on April 28th, a few passion-driven official NJM pacers have organized a 5-week training program free of charge to the incoming runners. Two sets of distances and routes are designed for every of the five weekends, customized to fit runners’ training progress, for both full and half marathon participants. (more…)

二月拍摄花絮

Yue Ma

今年的奥斯卡金像奖,华裔摄影师金国威(Jimmy Chin)与妻子Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi共同执导的《自由攀登(Free Solo)》摘得最佳纪录片奖;华裔女导演石之予制作的动画短片《包宝宝(Bao)》获得最佳动画短片奖,这是多么令华人及华人电影界振奋的消息啊!大胆设想一下,不久的将来,又有一部由华裔指导的纪录片获大奖,剧组、片中人和观众的见面又会是怎样一幅场景呢?这是一部描述纽约非营利机构MOCA(美国华人博物馆)起起伏伏生存挣扎,但不忘初心努力发展的故事; (more…)

用Spike 150 为波马热身

Rachel Lu

点赞一下也算数据。几年前,一次吃饭,见邻桌一青中年帅哥面熟,是那种年轻时认识后来很多年没见过的脸,电光火石间,想起来是华裔网球名将张德培,那当然我要问好,开始他还拘谨,几句后,差点把他热泪说出,他老婆感动地热情地把我们拖到歺厅外帮我们合影,我说的是”不在乎多少大满贯,你张德培横空出现,是一个强大有力的数据,

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MOCA Goes Global!

Yue Ma & Claire Mondry

MOCA goes global! In support of our newest initiative – MOCA Spike 150, our friend Johnson Shen climbed to the summit of Mount Aconcagua in Argentina (the highest mountain outside of Asia!) in a 12 hour trek with high speed winds, all while wearing a MOCA t-shirt!

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MOCA Spike 150 野豬迎春跑后記

Renny Shih

今年很荣幸的被纽约华人博物馆(Museum of Chinese in America简称MOCA)相中,担任MOCA TCS New York City Marathon Charity Team Co-Captain工作。2019年适逢美国跨洲铁路transcontinental railroad东西向连结完工150周年。 150年前,这条开天辟地的铁路奠定美国跨洲交通基础。铁路一大部分的工程是华工在极恶劣的工作环境下牺牲了不少生命胼手胝足完成的。 他们也是中国人来美的第一波移民。但是,很多人并不了解这段历史,甚至最后完工大典的照片上都没有一张代表华人的面孔。

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MOCA Spike 150: A Run for the Pig!

Amy Ko-Tang

What a way to ring in the Year of Pig 🐷 with an epic half marathon (plus some) in downtown Manhattan on a chilling Feb morning! Nearly 100 runners from multiple Chinese running clubs around the New York metropolitan (Misty Mountain Runners, Newbee Running club, Trail Hoppers, Flying Fox , Bergen Runners and Run100871 club) warmed up to the invitation and inked their footprints through the streets of Union Square, Flatiron, Greenwich Village, Noho, Washington Square, Tribeca, Battery Park, Wall Street, Chinatown, Stuyvesant Town, Gramercy, Two Bridges, East Village, Lower East Side & Alphabet City.

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