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Redbridge’s Sikhs in the City in interfaith marathon for peace

PUBLISHED: 14:00 03 June 2016 | UPDATED: 15:55 07 June 2016

Participants at this year'’s interfaith marathon in Luxembourg. Picture: InterFaith/Petra Steinmetz

Participants at this year'’s interfaith marathon in Luxembourg. Picture: InterFaith/Petra Steinmetz

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Sikh runners joined groups from different religious backgrounds as part of an interfaith marathon in Luxembourg.

Redbridge’s Sikhs in the City running club represented the UK at the InterFaith – Run for a United World event, which saw religious leaders from around the world come together and raise money for the Global Ethic Foundation.

The event is in its eighth year and comprises of more than 50 runners representing five religions and 10 countries.

Sikhs in the City organiser Harmander Singh, from Ilford, said the event, which featured seven runners from Redbridge, is about different faiths “working together for a common goal”.

“It’s about peace,” he said.

“I think we’re blessed in Redbridge with a great understanding between different faiths and now we’re going to do our own interfaith marathon here.”

The Sikhs in the City event takes place on Sunday, June 26, outside Beal High School, Woodford Bridge Road, Redbridge.

For more information email info@sikhsinthecity.org


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