San Francisco Mudlims

On Saturday 1 October 2016, twelve adventurous Muslims from the San Francisco area took part in the brilliant Muckfest fun run to help raise funds for the MS Society’s. Running as a team calling itself the SF Mudlims, they took on a light-hearted 5K obstacle course. Set up to allow participants to have a good friends, the Muckfest mud run is not super challenging: no suffering or pretence of toughness here. … Continue reading San Francisco Mudlims

Taking on a challenge for charity

Taking on a challenge is a great way to raise funds for a worthy cause. It’s amazing how many people will sponsor others to complete an amazing feat. This year, why not get together with friends and family to take on a challenge of your own? Many charities have a calendar full of challenges which you can sign up to, to help raise money to support their work. However … Continue reading Taking on a challenge for charity

Davies family complete Tough Mudder

This is a guest post by Yasmin Davies. As you’ll know if you read my previous article, my siblings and I decided to take on the fearsome Tough Mudder challenge in order to raise money for Cancer Research on behalf of our beloved mother who sadly passed away after a short battle with Breast Cancer last year. This was a somewhat insane decision, but after several months of preparation, we … Continue reading Davies family complete Tough Mudder

Siblings take on Tough Mudder in memory of mother

This is a guest post by Yasmin Davies. We are a team of 5 family members, who, in a moment of scary premonition, have decided to attempt the extreme and possibly foolish Tough Mudder challenge in order to raise money for Cancer Research on behalf of our beloved mother! Our challenge takes place near Henley on Thames on 30 April. Our mother Zahra Davies who worked as … Continue reading Siblings take on Tough Mudder in memory of mother

Ladies Fitness Extravaganza

Get ready for a day of exciting sports and fitness activities. The Ladies Fitness Extravaganza held at Eden Girls School in Coventry on 21st February, is a unique event created to fund emergency aid to refugees arriving in Greece. Women and girls from Coventry and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to experience a fitness bootcamp, try out zumba, yoga and tabata, play dodgeball and other … Continue reading Ladies Fitness Extravaganza

Water World Splash for Gaza

Take time out from the Challenges calendar: kick back and relax instead. Splash for Gaza at Water World Festival Park in Stoke-on-Trent is an evening of swimmingly good fun. With two separate dates for men and women, this is an event not to be missed.     Taking advantage of Private Hire facilities, men and boys will have the entire venue to themselves on the evening of … Continue reading Water World Splash for Gaza

Women’s Winter Walk to Malham Cove

The winter walking season is well and truly upon us, keeping our limbs supple despite the icy chill. Gone are the days of sheltering indoors in the warmth of home: challenges call us, begging us to forgo comfort for a little while in order to support those less fortunate than ourselves. So sisters pull on those winter scarves and extra layers; pull on that warm … Continue reading Women’s Winter Walk to Malham Cove

Trek Mount Snowdon to deliver safe drinking water

Crack out those walking boots and prepare to trek to the summit of Mount Snowdon this spring, to help Interpal deliver safe drinking water to the people of Palestine. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands. Located in the Snowdonia National Park in Gwynedd, it has been designated a national nature reserve for its … Continue reading Trek Mount Snowdon to deliver safe drinking water

Halifax to Bradford Fun Run for Islamic Relief

Okay my Northern lovelies, this one’s for you! Coventry too far south to travel for your first running adventure of the year? Fear not, because the Islamic Relief Halifax to Bradford Fun Run falls the same day and it’s calling you now. There are millions of children in poverty around the world, feeling the effects of war, drought and famine. The good news is that charities like Islamic … Continue reading Halifax to Bradford Fun Run for Islamic Relief

Let’s chill and do the Gaza Winter Walk

Let’s get the 2016 challenges year off to a flying start by taking part in the Muslim Hands Gaza Winter Walk.  This awesome event, now in its eighth year, takes place in 8 cities around the country from north to south, making it an event not to be missed. You’ll join thousands of other walkers from communities all across the country, united in a mission to … Continue reading Let’s chill and do the Gaza Winter Walk

Walk, jog or run the Coventry Half Marathon to help Refugees

Get active for a good cause by joining Penny Appeal’s “Run For Their Lives” challenge! Penny Appeal’s new fundraising manager Haroon Mota will be leading #TeamOrange as they take on 13.1 miles at Coventry’s Half Marathon on Sunday 28th February, and you could be one of them. #TeamOrange are looking for amazing individuals like you to join Haroon and take on this incredible challenge, to provide vital provisions for refugees … Continue reading Walk, jog or run the Coventry Half Marathon to help Refugees

Survival Camp – Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief brings you the Survival Camp on the weekend of 19th and 20th December 2015. Refugees have walked for months on end in search of safety and shelter. Could you sacrifice just one night and spend 24 hours living the refugee experience – away from the warmth and comfort of your home? With a minimum fundraising target of £165 you will provide one family … Continue reading Survival Camp – Islamic Relief

Sajedah takes on 5K Mud Run to beat bowel cancer

Sajedah Patel,  Regional Community Fundraiser for Beating Bowel Cancer in the Midlands,  is taking on a 5K Mud Run  on 6 December to raise funds for  Beating Bowel Cancer. She writes: Those of you that know me…will know my obsession with cleanliness and order (Honestly it is not OCD – just a hobby that takes over my life!) and provides entertainment for many – like … Continue reading Sajedah takes on 5K Mud Run to beat bowel cancer

Epping Forest Night Trek for Islamic Relief

This one might be for you… if you’re not afraid of the dark! Islamic Relief’s latest challenge is their Epping Forest Night Trek, which they’re running to raise funds for those suffering in Palestine. With lots of spooky noises and pitch darkness, it will be not just a physical challenge but one that will challenge your mental state of mind too! The Trek takes place between 4.00pm … Continue reading Epping Forest Night Trek for Islamic Relief

Get ready for Crawl of Duty in aid of Muslim Hands

Muslim Hands are back with another round of their popular Crawl of Duty challenge, this time in the South of England early in 2016. It will take place in Dorking, Surrey at the home of the infamous Nuts Challenge. The muddy course features obstacles, tunnels, tyres, rope swing, water dippers and much more. With female instructors available on a gender-segregated obstacle challenge, it promises to be an exciting event for … Continue reading Get ready for Crawl of Duty in aid of Muslim Hands

Count down to the Great Birmingham Run

This Sunday, a team of 6 volunteers will be running 13.1 miles at The Great Birmingham Run! Amongst them is our very own Kanza Ahmed. They are ‪#‎Running4Gaza‬ to help raise funds & awareness about Islamic Relief’s ongoing Gaza campaign. Kanza says: “after much talking about it, I have finally got my trainers on and decided to tackle my first ever half marathon Inshallah and … Continue reading Count down to the Great Birmingham Run

Islamic Help Central African Republic Tough Mudder Challenge

On 26 September 2015, a group of Islamic Help supporters from Bedford will be taking part in Tough Mudder in an effort to raise funds to save lives in the Central African Republic (CAR), which is in the grips of a humanitarian crisis of catastrophic proportions. Ethno-religious violence and political instability in CAR have left the country’s entire population vulnerable and more than 2 million people in … Continue reading Islamic Help Central African Republic Tough Mudder Challenge