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Running the Sahara: 3 Men Run More Than 4,000 Miles in 111 Days
RIDGEWOOD, N.J., May 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Three runners ran for 111 days straight covering six countries and over 4,000 miles across the Sahara Desert. Their mission was to raise awareness of the need for clean water supplies in Africa. They started the trip by touching the water in Senegal and ended by touching the Red Sea in Egypt.
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The 15th Annual Islamic Heritage Festival At Penn's Landing
PHILADELPHIA, May 25, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Presented by the Islamic Cultural Preservation and Information Council (ICPIC), the Fifteenth Annual International Islamic Heritage Festival is part of PECO's Multicultural Series. This FREE and unique event draws visitors, vendors, and Islamic scholars from all over the country. Taking place on the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Chestnut Street on June 9, 2007 from Noon - 8 p.m., the event will be a chance to experience authentic Islamic cuisine, music and entertainment along with learning about the rich Islamic heritage and history. PECO is a proud supporter of the Multicultural series at Penn's Landing which features eleven different ethnic festivals and Independence Blue Cross is the presenting sponsor of the 2007 season at Penn's Landing.