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Northeast OKC Fitness Studio Highlights Martin Luther King Jr. Through Health, Fitness
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Northeast OKC Fitness Studio Highlights Martin Luther King Jr. Through Health, Fitness

Intentional Fitness hosted a 5k run ahead of Martin Luther King Day. They say it's an opportunity to highlight the historic Black community and introduce runners to what the community can offer. Runners took to the streets of Northeast OKC and one runner, Emmanuel Sosanya, said King walked so he could run. “We're running a lit path through the neighborhood so that way one we can see a little bit and but also again have a theme of running a lit path that Martin Luther King and others have set for us and kind of taken on that torch and leading the way,” Sosanya said. The run started on the bustling 23rd street then through the neighborhood. For some runners like Donelle Cole, this was his own backyard. “My family grew up in this area and grew up in this environment and health wasn't somet...