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Muslim Runner Completes Peterborough Marathon While Fasting

Marathon is tough for everybody under all conditions, but if you’re an amateur runner and observing fasting,  you’d be taking grueling to a whole new level. This is exactly the case of Tariq Mahmood as he raced 41.8 km across Peterborough on June 2, while fasting, Peterborough Today reports. “I like to train during Ramadan. I go …

Canadian Ramadan Marathon - 30 Mosques in 30 days

Canadian Ramadan Marathon: 30 Mosques in 30 Days

TORONTO – Himy Syed is looking to answer the question, ‘Is there one Muslim Canadian Identity? Or many?’ Syed’s quest will take him on a trans-Canada journey visiting Masjids (mosques) in various provinces during the month of Ramadan, set to begin next Monday, June 6. “Environics Institute recent Survey of Muslims in Canada thankfully give …

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