Monday, August 10, 2020

“Why is there a need for Black Men Run?

“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.”

(Hey #SanDiego... join our local chapter at Black Men Run SAN DIEGO!)

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