Raising Funds for Charity, UK Muslim Runs 313Km While Fasting

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A British Muslim man is running 313 km from Oldham to London while fasting Ramadan to raise funds for a local UK charity.


Feeding the poor and needy is an act that draws us closer to Allah. We earn His forgiveness, mercies and blessings through this act of charity.

“Anyone who looks after and works for a widow and a poor person is like a warrior fighting for Allah?s cause, or like a person who fasts during the day and prays all night. (Bukhari)

“The running has been a struggle and my body has had to adapt,” 47-year-old Charity worker, Afruz Miah told Manchester Evening News.

“It is a struggle, but it’s also the first Ramadan without my family, Ramadan is a time for family and I’m having to sacrifice that.

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“But I’ve been to places like Burundi and refugee camps in Rohyinga and I’ve seen children with no parents and mourning widows so that has kept me going.”

Miah took his biggest challenge earlier this month by the start of Ramadan.

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