Dan Hill

CEO & Founder


Dan Hill creates brands and events that bring people together, sparking human connections that inspire. It’s an approach to life that fosters belief and helps people actively engage with life on a higher level. As CEO of Awake and founder of RiSE, Electric Run, and the Ragnar Relay series, Dan has spent his career building unique and original experiences. The events he has created span more than 50 domestic markets, 20 countries and include over 600,000 participants worldwide.  Whether it’s sending individual hopes and dreams skyward in a lantern festival, running an overnight relay with your closest friends, or connecting in the mountains with like minded individuals, Dan believes that passion and experience are the currency of a well-lived life, and it drives everything he does.

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Courtesy of RiSE Festival

Why I Created RiSE, a Festival Focused on Reflection and Renewal

by Dan Hill

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