COME RUN WITH US
Join The Swag Race: Run for the Culture and celebrate Black culture in Atlanta.
First Saturday of the month
Outdoor market featuring Black artists, businesses and entrepreneurs
5K (3.1 miles) race at Freedom Park
Free, healthy, fun and family-friendly
To be new, we must continue to bring ideas to the table and create our community. We are looking forward (and only forward) when it comes to Black lives.
Each month, help us commit to economic progression and cultural expression by running our race. Keep our community coming back, again and again, to circulate the black dollar amongst our businesses.
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WHAT IS THE SWAG RACE?
@blackfitlove presents The Swag Race: Run for the Culture, a movement to promote healthy, loving Black communities through fitness and economic empowerment.
Our movement is in reverence to the once flourishing Greenwood, Tulsa "Black Wall Street." Burned to the ground in 1921 during the Tulsa Race Massacre, Black Wall Street was considered one of the most affluent African American communities during the early part of the 20th century, and a symbol of the power of circulating the Black dollar.
Listen to Swag Race Vol. 1 Curated on Tidal
CEO and Co-founder
Ibrahim Songowa, Jr's, passionate interest in fitness and wellness for the Black community is what drove him to create The Swag Race. IB, as many call him, was raised on the Southside of Atlanta but born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. A business owner for nearly a decade, he continues to encourage conscious wellness for people of color on various platforms, through weekly live talks, online training programs, and personal training. He is a father, who enjoys cayenne pepper on everything, and is an expert in sustainable health and wellness.
Mallory Starling is a natural healer, a mother, and performing artist. A Florida State University alum, she was a professional dancer for 23 years, and now builds businesses that develop the mind, body, and spirit. She is a Georgia native and enjoys being co-owner of The Swag Race, Fitted NOW, and mUvement. Mainly, her purpose is to create connections to healing, consciousness, and love in the co-creation of projects with Ibrahim Songowa, Jr.