2.Our group promotes an active lifestyle
3.Our group prepares for local races and beyond
4.Our running group is not just for runners... walkers are welcome
5. The group is FREE and open to the entire community
African-American women have the highest rates of overweight and obesity compared to other groups in the United States. About 4 in 5 African-American Women are overweight or obese.
Being overweight or obese increases risk of:
· Heart Disease
· Type 2 Diabetes
· High Blood Pressure
· Some Cancers
Disclaimer: Black Women on the Run leaders advise and recommend you to visit and consult your physician before beginning any exercise program or eating plan. Black Women on the Run leaders are not responsible or accountable for any injuries or accidents occurred or that may occur during or as a result of participating in Black Women on the Run running group.
Please be aware of your fitness level and take care of yourself. You must be responsible for yourself. Keep yourself hydrated, and stop if you feel shortness of breath, faint or dizzy. Again, Black Women on the Run group leaders are not responsible or accountable for any injuries or accidents that may occur during a run or activity.