Sikhs in The City: Dawn to Dusk Half Marathon

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Athletics: Dagenham 88s enjoy Dusk Til Dawn event PUBLISHED: 16:00 20 December 2017 Dagenham 88 Runners at the Dusk Til Dawn ChallengeDagenham 88 Runners ran the annual Sikhs in the City Dusk Til Dawn Challenge around Woodford. Athletes ran 1.2-mile loops and Dagenhams’ Rosina and Peter Salmon both completed a total of 31 miles. Timi […]

Great Home run AKA Great South Run

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Jogonhijabi returns home for Great South Run October 23, 2017 Emdad Rahman DAGENHAM 88 runner Lynne Northcott, aka Jogonhijabi, returned home to complete The Great South Run as part of her preparations for the London Marathon. Northcott is running for the Penny Appeal to raise funds for a fresh water project in The Gambia and was […]

Harlow 10 Miles in training for Marathon

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Jog on Hijabi on a mission for fresh water Jog on Hijabi on a mission for fresh water September 4, 2017 Emdad Rahman As part of her preparations for the London Marathon 2018, Lynne Northcott, better known as Jogonhijabi, took part in a gruelling ten miler in Harlow along with 250 other runners. The run took […]

Charity 5k in Barking Park

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Local runner looking to help Penny Appeal in pursuit of fresh clean water for others PUBLISHED: 13:00 14 August 2017 A community event was held in Barking Park in aid of Penny Appeal A community run event at Barking Park has boosted a local runner’s bid to help provide fresh and clean water to those […]

Feature in Sisters Magazine

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Running the London Marathon in Hijab for Clean Water in Gambia Running the London Marathon in Hijab for Clean Water in Gambia Na’ima B. Robert talks with “JogonHijabi” about being chosen for a coveted spot in the marathon and her running lifestyle. Na’ima B Robert: When did you start running and why? Lynne Northcott: I […]

Smashing Stereotypes: Interview with Run Eat Repeat Trail Running Magazing

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Smashing Stereotypes: One step at a time 2nd December 2017 You run, you’re a woman, you wear a hijab… you may have to overcome stereotypes. In this enlightening interview, Lynne AKA “Jogonhijabi”, talks about the importance of running and joy of #Parkrun. How did you get into running and why? I have always enjoyed regular […]