Thousands run around Battersea Park to fight against negative stereotypes of Muslims

Yourlocalguardian: Thousands descended on Battersea Park to fight against negative stereotypes of Muslims and raise money for charity.

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) held a 10k run on Sunday to raise more than £300,000 for twelve UK charities, including Save the Children, NSPCC and Barnardos.

Your Local Guardian:

Battersea MP Jane Ellison (left) spoke at the event 

More than 2,000 people formed what is thought to be the UK’s largest Muslim-organised charity event calledMercy 4 Mankind.

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