Alison Mariella Désir
Alison Mariella Désir

Alison Mariella Désir is an endurance athlete, activist, and mental health advocate. Currently co-chair of the Running Industry Diversity Coalition and the Director of Sports Advocacy and an Athlete Advisor for Oiselle, she is the founder of Harlem Run, an NYC-based running movement, and the Run 4 All Women, an organization that has raised over $400,000 for non profits focused on social justice work.  In 2018 Alison wrote the foreword for Running is My Therapy, by New York Times best-selling author Scott Douglas. In 2020, she launched the highly successful Meaning Thru Movement Tour, featuring mental health experts and fitness professionals, with a third season planned in person for 2022.

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Running While Black Cover
Author: Alison Mariella Désir | Narrator: Alison Mariella Désir
Release Date: October 18, 2022
A searing exposé on the whiteness of running, a supposedly egalitarian sport, and a call to reimagine the industry“Runners know that running brings us to ourselves. But for Black people, the simple act of running has never been so s...
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ISBN: 9780593613436
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Running While Black Cover