THE SALAM SCHOOL GIRLS XC TEAM: 'WE ARE POWERFUL'
A team strengthened by its bond with its faith, and how the team uses its community to elevate one another
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In 2019, the team at MileSplit traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to profile The Salam School girls cross country team, a group of young female athletes training, competing and shattering stereotypes for Muslim girls across the United States. We go behind the scenes to learn more about how the program's religion and culture helps elevate its mission of empowering each other, and explore the traditions and recent successes of the team over the last several years.
For more on The Salam School, visit its website.