Running club helps those seeking sanctuary find community

When Sibusisiwe “Busie” Mhlophe arrived in Ireland from Zimbabwe, she felt isolated and anxious. “I didn’t know anyone or have family anywhere in Europe. It was so depressing staying in the room the whole day with nothing to do,” she said. She didn’t picture herself running in road races with new Irish friends, but that’s what happened after she decided to go for a run with a group called the Sanctuary Runners.
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