Rahaf Khatib speaks at an event at the University of Michigan - Dearborn. “This trio of hijab fashion icons will join us to share their stories – from civil rights advocate to Haute Hijab CEO, from local marathoner to Adidas consultant, and from single mom to modest fashion designer for Verona (as seen at Macy’s). Along the way they’ll share their thoughts on the meaning of hijab in contemporary American culture, the visibility and vulnerability the hijab brings to Muslim [...]
Salamualakum all! Its been a really long time since I’ve written anything on here. I don’t quite miss it as writing isn’t my strong suit lol however, this recent trip I went on deserves its own blog post rather than some quick instagram posts. I only ask of you to keep me and my kids in your Duas in exchange for this blog that took me four hours to complete! lol plz plz keep me in your prayers when [...]
Rahaf was a speaker on the panel at the Women2Women International Leadership Program event in Boston.
Rahaf Khatib was a speaker during the panel talk event featuring 5 of the 6 World Marathon Majors race directors. This took place at the Chicago Marathon Expo in 2018.
"We're excited to have Rahaf Khatib joining us at our panel discussion at the Gazelle Girl Expotique- Packet Pick-up at 1 PM on Saturday, and half marathon Sunday! Khatib is a stay-at-home mom; an 11x marathon and 19x half marathon runner,2x triathlete; First Syrian to Complete Six World Marathon majors; and was a top ten finalist in the 2015 Runners World cover search. She has appeared in various news outlets such as CNN for Fundraising $16,000 for refugees as well [...]
"Adidas began the new campaign "She Breaks Barriers" in December, and the brand released a new set of videos on Friday featuring four athletes— one of which is international marathon runner Rahaf Khatib. Rahaf Khatib is a stay-at-home mom, an international marathon runner, the first hijabi to appear on the cover of a U.S. Fitness magazine, and was a top ten finalist in the 2015 runner's world cover search. Rahaf uses her running to empower the community through advocating for [...]
WATCH ON YOUTUBE RAHAF FEATURED IN ADIDAS CAMPAIGN "SHE BREAKS BARRIERS" WAS USED TO HIGHLIGHT INSPIRATIONAL FEMALE ATHLETES Rahaf Khatib was part of this campaign to showcase female athletes, how women have overcome challenges in their field, their achievements, and to serve as inspiration for younger female athletes in the community. She was part of the original campaign video, seen below, as well as creating her individual video with the Adidas [...]
Rahaf Khatib was interviewed by MLive in her home state of Michigan, as well as written about in an article. You can read the article here or watch her interview on this page. READ MLIVE ARTICLE
RAHAF SPEAKS AT TEDX MUSCATWOMENLEARN MORE ABOUT RAHAF'S TEDX TALKRahaf Khatib was able to share her story at the TEDxMuscatWomen event in Oman in December of 2018. She shared her journey of becoming a recognizable figure in the running world and how she uses her platform to empower other women and create positive representation for her community. VISIT THE EVENT WEBSITE WATCH ON TEDX WEBSITE [...]
If anyone is thinking of Running this epic marathon, to them I say, just do it! This was a very close second to my favorite marathon, Boston. The crowds and energy were very similar to the incredible day I ran Boston. Parts of the course were quiet in which I was thankful to have my headphones on to listen to music. But for the most part, the crowds and high energy were just amazing. The streets of Europe are narrow [...]