Black Men Run - Philadelphia

  • Philadelphia, PA
Club Bio

MISSION STATEMENT To encourage health and wellness among African American men by promoting a culture of running/jogging to stay fit resulting in “A Healthy Brotherhood” Why is there a need for Black Men Run? Because the numbers don’t lie: - Among Blacks age 20 and older, 44.4% of men have Cardiovascular Diseases - In 2009, Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) caused the deaths of 21,051 Black males - Blacks have a risk of first-ever stroke that is almost twice that of whites - Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for African American males At Black Men Run we believe that running/jogging can change these alarming trends and we are here to encourage African American males to get out and be active. Research tells us that running on a regular basis not only benefits individuals from a physical standpoint but also increase mental sharpness. Studies show that running on a regular basis helps to boost your confidence, relieves stress and eliminates depression.

Club Type
  • Social
  • Road
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