Khawla's Running Story

Khawla Mesmous, student runner, published in iRun magazine
Posted on 12/21/2017
Khawla Mesmous - runner"Back in my home country in Africa, a woman with curves is seen as a woman blessed by god - someone who has the wealth to eat, enough to satisfy herself beyond her needs. This was a big struggle for me to deal with as a runner here in Canada." - Khawla

Khawla Mesmous, a runner on Ridgemont's cross-country running team, has written an insightful article on running as a female and the perspective she has gained on the sport through the lens of her Algerian heritage as well as her Canadian high-school experience.

Read the full article on pages 36 & 37 of iRun Magazine:

Khawla Mesmous iRun Magazine Article
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