Tag Archive: heat

Miles in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi government requires women to cover in public with a long black cloak called an abaya together with a hijab. During my stay in Saudi, I asked a friend about running outside,… Continue reading

How to Run in Ramadan

Today on my run, a father pointed at me and shouted “She’s jogging and fasting! Look!” His whole family stared as I struggled up the hill and smiled. I prefer the term running,… Continue reading

Hijab Keeps Me Cool on The Run

Contrary to popular opinion, wearing more helps me stay cool in the summer heat. Here are some ways in which the head cover (i.e. veil, hijab) keeps me cool and comfortable on the… Continue reading