Renowned stylist and captain of Adidas Runners Harlem, Kwasi Kessie, often finds himself considering performance as a two-sided concept—one part functionality, and another part swag. The wardrobe master, whose clients include fellow Harlem natives A$AP Ferg and Diddy, has also had running on the brain since he witnessed his mother training for the New York City Marathon years ago.

Now with a foot in the worlds of both fashion and fitness, the stylist and three-time New York City Marathon runner himself has the opportunity to leverage both of his passions for a greater purpose. Check out the video above as Kessie details his community work with celebrity clients, the importance of role models, and his dedication to the long haul.