Author Archives: Erin Poirier

Why YOU should run Love4Gambia 2014

By Erin Poirier, Ashley Sharpe, Andrea Moritz, Jennifer Pasiciel and Cielianna Pasiciel Dear Running Community, The NSGA is proud to release it’s official call for runners for Love4Gambia version 4.0 in the summer of 2014. We are looking for experienced runners … Continue reading

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Is Banjul Calling YOU!?

Are you watching this year’s Love4Gambia run unfold thinking “wow, this is amazing, I’d like to do that too?” Because if so, you’re in luck! NSGA will be proud to have runner(s) travel to The Gambia for Love4Gambia version 4.0 … Continue reading

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Bluenose Team Love4Gambia Updates & Meet Kristen, Running for Gambia

Can you believe it?!?  Just one short week until we will all be laying down for the last sleep before the bluenose!  I’m getting nervous just thinking about it, and excited…actually really excited.  It’s going to be so much fun … Continue reading

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Erin, the Original Love4Gambia Runner

The Bluenose is just 11 days away!  Today I asked Erin Poirier (EP) some questions about the Nova Scotia Gambia Association and why she started and continues to run for Love4Gambia.  Quite an inspiring person!   JP: How long have … Continue reading

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Laura on Love4Gambia: A Runner Reborn

That’s right folks!  Just 12 days till we kick off the Bluenose Weekend, 2013.  Today, I am excited to introduce you to Laura Callaghan (LC) from Newfoundland who will be running her first race at the Bluenose May 19, 2013 … Continue reading

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My Treadmill Moment: Blue Nose Team Love4Gambia

Guest post by Muhammed Ngallan, NSGA Executive Director I hurried to sign-up for the 10km run before the “early bird” offer ended. I was quite excited about running my first race. I was never an athlete but I played soccer … Continue reading

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Welcome Jennifer & Love4Gambia 2013!

By Pa Modou Sarr, Kanifing, The Gambia* with Jennifer Pasiciel, Halifax, NS (*internet connection in The Gambia was too weak to power wordpress so this blog was published by Erin) Pa Modou Sarr from NSGA Gambia here. Having run two … Continue reading

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Love4Gambia 2013

Banjul Calling… YOU! Do you dream about running in Africa? This is your chance! The Nova Scotia-Gambia Association (NSGA) is looking for experienced marathon runners to travel to The Gambia in the summer of 2013 to complete the 424km Love4Gambia … Continue reading

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Meet Melanie, Team Love4Gambia Runner

Team Love4Gambia is pleased to bring you the story of Melanie Connors, a long time NSGA volunteer and veteran of one of our longest running Gambia-based summer school programs. Melanie is also our fearless Blue Nose team captain! As approach … Continue reading

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Meet Phil, Team Love4Gambia Walker

Team Love4Gambia’s appearance at the Blue Nose is drawing near!  I’m thrilled to report that with 4.5 weeks to go, we’ve hit 40% of fundraising goal, $4000! We are continuing to profile the runners and walkers who make our fundraising … Continue reading

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