We are happy to share our conversation with husband and wife team, Ken and Dominique King!

Dominique and Ken are the creators of Lean In With The Kings, and The Grow Up Wild Podcast. Lean In With The Kings is a platform focused on Marriage, Family and Fitness. Grow Up Wild Podcast highlights the experience of others from a range of physical fitness, marital and family backgrounds. The Kings are from Northern California, and have three children. They enjoy running, traveling, eating and spending time with their family and friends. 
Leaving everything they do with two things. Find your dirt and connect, and more importantly be well, you are worthy. 

In this conversation, we talk with Ken and Dominique about running and training together, how they created their blog and podcast and balancing it all with three kids.  In the second half of the chat, Ken and Dominique share their favorite places to run, dine out, their favorite races and more in Antioch, CA.

Enjoy our conversation!

Ken and Dominique's recommendations for Antioch, CA:

1. Black Diamond Regional Park
2. Mt. Diablo (4K feet of elevation)
3. Round Valley Regional Park
4. Contra Loma Regional Reservoir


1. Ceila's (Mexican restuarant)
2. Smith's Landing Seafood Grill (food and drinks right on the water)
3. Mua (Romantic restaurant for dinner, located in Oakland)
4. Sylvia's Country Kitchen (Big portions, super popular)
5. Brenda's Soul Food Kitchen (in San Francisco)
6. Nation's (great dessert)
7. Crepes A Go Go (Walnut Creek)


1. Boutique hotels in San Framcisco
2. Find a hotel in Walnut Creek


1. Alameda 10 miler
2. Bay Bridge Half Marathon
3. Oakland Run Festival
4. Run the Town Challenge (you can run a a half marathon in Berkeley, run a half marathon or marathon in Oakland and get a medal for doing both!)
5. 7 mile hike for Breast Cancer (hike Mt. Tamalpais)

Places of Interest

1. Pittsburg Historical Museum

Running Stores

1. Fleet feet in Brentwood
2. Road Runner Sports in Concord)

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Where to find Ken and Dominique King:

Lean in with the Kings Blog

Lean in with the Kings on Instagram

The Grow Up Wild Podcast

The Grow Up Wild Podcast on Instagram

Where to find Natalie and Jerold:

Natalie's Instagram
Suite Run Instagram
Natalie's Twitter
Suite Run Twitter
Natalie's Facebook
Suite Run Website
Suite Run Facebook