Hello and welcome. My blog focuses mostly on running but I will occasionally blog about anything that I feel would be a great topic to share.
My mission is to show that wearing a hijab is not a barrier to being physically active. I want to encourage women to get outdoors and be active, in particular those women who for cultural reasons feel that they can’t be active because of how they dress.
My proudest achievement to date, is running the Lochness Marathon in October 2019. Running a marathon was something I wanted to do before I reached a big birthday. My next challenge will be running my first ultra marathon in 2021
My Recent Posts
Last month I surveyed over 100 runners and asked them to tell me how running makes them feel in one word. With their responses I created the following word cloud: The words that stand out to me are: Free, Calm, Happy, Good, Alive, Better, Proud, Energised, Relaxed, Exhilarated. Can you relate to any of these … Continue reading “How does running make you feel?”
To run or not to run. This year Ramadan, which is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, begins on Thursday April 23rd
Working from home: Sitting at your desk at home all day? 10 easy exercises you can do in-between calls and meetings.
Like a lot of people, I’ve suddenly found myself working from home 5 days a week. I’ve set up a make shift office in my dining room which now finds my poor dining table full of work “stuff”.
How it all began….
I thought today was fitting to write this as my 1st blog post, as this day marks 3 years since i first ran.