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How can they do this during Ramadan?

Old Jul 26th 2013, 9:09 am
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http://www.premiermarathons.com/even...er_August_2013

how could anyone run 10k and not drink water
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Default Re: How can they do this during Ramadan?

It says there are water stations- maybe they are in a tent? still seems a bit daft - if they did it one week later Ramadan would be over.
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Default Re: How can they do this during Ramadan?

There will be water and people will drink. I just rode my bike for 4 hours this morning. Do you think I did it without drinking? Sporting events are usually approached with common sense.

Now instead of gabbing on about it, enter the race with me. Lets have a BE 10k challenge.
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Default Re: How can they do this during Ramadan?

Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
It says there are water stations- maybe they are in a tent? still seems a bit daft - if they did it one week later Ramadan would be over.
I've done this race loads of times, they have water stations and are not in tents. Just tables at the side of the route. No issues at all
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Default Re: How can they do this during Ramadan?

The Pious Ones can break the fast and then make up for it after the month of Ramadan
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so you can drink in Ramadan when it suits them
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so you can drink in Ramadan when it suits them
Common sense. They also drink water at construction yards etc. Life doesn't stop.
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Common sense. They also drink water at construction yards etc. Life doesn't stop.
tell that to all the tourists down at Dubai Mall I still drink, if I am thirsty I have water, end off.
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tell that to all the tourists down at Dubai Mall I still drink, if I am thirsty I have water, end off.
Same here. Also in gyms like fitness first, you are allowed to drink water in the open when training.
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Same here. Also in gyms like fitness first, you are allowed to drink water in the open when training.
so you should
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so you should
Exactly and that is the same for this 10k desert run at the 7's. So are you signing up?
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Exactly and that is the same for this 10k desert run at the 7's. So are you signing up?
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Default Re: How can they do this during Ramadan?

Have played hockey in England and Singapore with Muslims who did not break fast. pretty dangerous considering Singapore conditions
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Default Re: How can they do this during Ramadan?

Back when I was livin in AD, I was under the impression that one is allowed to drink water out in the open but no liquids like soda etc..
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you want to be at our compound pool, it well and truly is business as usual today, Arab (not muslim) up there not only drinking and smoking but having a picnic too
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