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Travis Barker has been engaged on a particular new undertaking.

On Tuesday, June 18, the Blink-182 drummer, 48, launched his new “run and wellness expertise” Run Travis Run — and his spouse Kourtney Kardashian Barker, 45, performed a key half within the announcement. 

“Run Travis, run!” the Poosh founder mentioned whereas waving to her husband from the sidelines as he recreated the well-known working scene from Forrest Gump. Her line referenced “Run Forrest, run!” from the hit 1994 film.

Within the clip, which was shared on the couple’s Instagram Stories, Barker placed on a crimson cap much like the one Tom Hanks wore as he ran throughout the U.S. enjoying Gump.

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One social media consumer commented on Kardashian’s “southern drawl” within the video and wrote,”Jenny!” in a nod to Forrest’s childhood pal and later spouse within the movie, performed by Robin Wright.

In a message shared on the undertaking’s web site, Barker defined that working helped him after he was concerned in a traumatic 2008 airplane crash, which killed 4 individuals and left him with third-degree burns on greater than half his physique.

“After my accident in 2008 greater than 70% of my physique was burnt and I used to be informed by medical doctors that I’ll by no means be capable of stroll or play drums the identical once more. I used to be by no means athletic and I by no means performed sports activities however I instantly had this urge to show everybody flawed together with myself,” the musician wrote.

Travis Barker posts about how working helped him get better from his airplane crash.

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“It began off with brief walks after which that become brief runs on a regular basis. I felt this sense of calmness and a rush of dopamine each time I ran. I’ve saved this up for years now, and I at all times begin my day with it. I even run 3 miles on a regular basis earlier than my exhibits once I’m on tour,” Barker added.

“This previous yr I ran my first half marathon and took part in a couple of 5k’s. I beloved how everybody from all walks of life ran collectively and supported each other,” he continued. “The working neighborhood is very large and it actually impressed me to create Run Travis Run as a option to carry like minded individuals collectively. I wanna inspire individuals to get exterior and stroll or run for a couple of hours, in addition to make wholesome selections and create wholesome habits.”

Tom Hanks in ‘Forrest Gump’.

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“That is what Run Travis Run is constructed off of and we’re simply getting began,” Barker concluded, with Kardashian resharing the message on her Instagram Stories.

“You might be so inspiring,” the truth star wrote, including a crimson love coronary heart emoji.

“I simply felt like working… come run with me!!!” Barker wrote on Instagram, including particulars in regards to the first two occasions; one in Los Angeles on July 6, and one other in Queens, New York on July 21.

Again in 2017, Barker informed Runner’s World that he credited working for serving to him in all features of his life. “I simply love working. It makes me really feel like I can conquer something that comes at me,” Barker mentioned. “I’m by no means tapped out.”

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