Can a Push for Fitness Help Revive a Community?

Can a Push for Fitness Revive a Community?
Ariana Taylor and Andrea NaTay Drane, organizers of the Englewood 5K (

Two women from Englewood, a neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, are organizing the first-ever race through their community. Englewood has become known around Chicago for its high crime figures, but Andrea NaTay Drane and Ariana Taylor hope to change that story. “I took up jogging to lose weight. I would jog a lot, but I didn’t feel comfortable jogging around my own home,” said Taylor. But she’s eager to turn things around. “We’re not afraid to do positive things,” she added, “We still have hope.” Here’s the full story:

Englewood 5K race organizers seek to inspire peace and good health