Hooded Howlers tackle Endurance80

This is a guest post by Yasmin Davies. On Saturday 5 February 2016, three scout leaders from 23rd Wembley Sahabah Scouts took part in the exhausting hiking challenge, Endurance80: a 24 hour hike covering 50 miles (80 km) cross country starting and ending at Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire. Starting out at Great Missenden, our team of three — the Hooded Howlers — followed the route east to Chesham, then northwest to Wendover, southwest to … Continue reading Hooded Howlers tackle Endurance80

RunFit 12 Week Challenge: Men vs. Women

The Atlanta Muslim Running Club (AMRC) is a running club based in Atlanta in the US state of Georgia. It started with few runners getting together to encourage, inspire, and motivate Muslims in the Atlanta area to adopt a healthier lifestyle. The club is open to both men and women and meets every Sunday morning for a group run. AMRC started with just a few people, but has … Continue reading RunFit 12 Week Challenge: Men vs. Women

Wow Run 2015

The Women of Wellness (WOW) 5K Walk/Run 2015 aimed to empower women to take charge of their health and fitness to secure a brighter future for themselves and their family, and nullify the common belief that health and fitness is a chore. This ladies-only fun run, which took place on Sunday 25th October 2015 at Candler Park, in Decatur, Georgia, USA, was a stunning success with women of all … Continue reading Wow Run 2015

Muslimahs Endure

Looking for inspiration and motivation to get fit and healthy in the coming year? Then meet Muslimahs Endure, a great grassroots, community organisation based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Originally named Muslimahs Run, they first got together on 31 July 2014 with the aim of promoting holistic health, fitness and modesty among Muslim women through endurance sports. Their vision is to foster a healthy Islamic environment for … Continue reading Muslimahs Endure

Let’s eat cake

Like many people, we’ve looked on at Islamic Relief’s Cakes4Syria campaign with a mixture of awe and humility. Twice a week throughout the month of Ramadan, hundreds of volunteers have given up their own time to deliver over 15,000 delicious cakes nationwide. Yesterday alone they delivered 6000 of them in anticipation of a chocolaty Eid. Most of us have forgotten the heat wave of the … Continue reading Let’s eat cake