‘The Running Man’ from Oldham: Catching up with champion charity fundraiser, Afruz Miah – HEDGE accordingly
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Al-Araby

Forty-seven-year old Afruz Miah is an unlikely endurance runner. Diagnosed with hypertension and high blood pressure, his doctor told him that he had three months to change his lifestyle or go on medication for the rest of his life and was at risk of suffering a heart attack. This became a truly life changing moment so he commenced a programme of weight reduction by changing his diet and jogging that led him to go from 224lb to 154lb. Today he has become a personal transformation role model for many people in his home town of Oldham and dubbed the ‘Running Man’ who has inspired people all over…

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