Three years ago, Rahaf was not a runner. Today, she has completed 6 marathons, 14 half marathons, 2 sprint triathlons and a 30 mile bike race. That’s quite the list of achievements in a very short amount of time and yet those are perhaps not her most significant accomplishments. Through these amazing changes in her life, she’s also hoping to change the world.
She’s a Muslim American and practices the tradition of being covered with a hijab, even when she runs. She’s the founder of the hashtag #runlikeahijabi, which has become the platform for her personal mission