WELCOME, I’M RAHAF
AVID MUSLIMAH, MOM, WIFE, & MARATHONER
Rahaf Khatib is a stay-at-home mom of 3; 11x marathon and 25x half marathon runner, 2x Sprint triathlete; First Syrian to Complete the Abbott World Marathon Majors; and was a top ten finalist in the 2015 Runners World cover search contest. Rahaf has appeared in various news outlets such as CNN for Fundraising $16,000 for Syrian refugees as well as fundraising $6,000 for Brain Cancer in honor of her dear Father while training for the London Marathon, and $10,000 for Palestinian refugees in Jerusalem. Rahaf has been published in magazines such as Strong Fitness Magazine, Runners World,New Balance’s fall catalog, New York marathon catalog, Times Weekly and Women’s Health Magazine. She made headlines when she graced the cover of Women’s Running Magazine in October of 2016 as the first hijabi to appear on the cover of a fitness magazine. Rahaf uses her running to empower the community through advocating for healthy living while organizing local runs. Rahaf co-created the Adidas hijab, voted “Best health and Fitness account” by Buzzfeed news, and coached Girls on the Run in Michigan. Rahaf is a Level 1 RRCA certified Running Coach as well as a TED X speaker.
“Through running I am hoping to change opinions about hijabis, to dispel stereotypes, and shine positive light on Muslim Americans who cover like me. I also work to support refugees and raise awareness for important global causes.”
WORK WITH RAHAF
LET’S CREATE SOMETHING TOGETHER
Rahaf is interested in working with brands who’s mission and values align with her own. If your company would like to collaborate with Rahaf you can contact her here.
Rahaf runs many local, national, and global races each year. She is available for partnership and would love to speak with your race director about the potential to work together.
Rahaf has spoken at events and panels in her community, and even had the opportunity to give her own TEDx talk. To contact Rahaf about an upcoming speaking event, use the button below.