Author Archives: Erin Poirier

Joanne, Team Love4Gambia Runner: “Yes You CAN!”

The days until “I Run This Town,” (the Blue Nose Marathon’s 2012 motto) are dwindling!   With 36 days to go, Team Love4Gambia is psyched to continue to help you get to know some of the road warriors who are lacing … Continue reading

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Team Strome 4 Team Love4Gambia

Team Love4Gambia continues its countdown to the Blue Nose Marathon countdown: almost 7 weeks!  We are also continuing our profiling of the road warriors who are lacing up their sneakers to help kids and communities in The Gambia. We want … Continue reading

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Hiya, Team Love4Gambia: Fitness has No Age Limit!

The mornings are getting brighter, the evenings are getting longer, the sun is getting warmer and the Blue Nose Marathon is countdown is almost at 7 weeks! Team Love4Gambia is pleased to continue to help you get to know some … Continue reading

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Introducing Debbie, Team Love4Gambia Runner

Ladies, gentleman, runners and walkers, the Blue Nose Marathon countdown is almost at 7 weeks! Here at Team Love4Gambia, we are pleased to continue our series of Runners in Profile, helping you get to know some of the amazing road … Continue reading

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Meet Steve, Team Love4Gambia Runner

Ladies, gentleman, runners and walkers, the Blue Nose Marathon is less than 8 weeks away! With 8 weeks to go, Team Love4Gambia is pleased to help you get to know some of the road warriors who are lacing up their … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day with youth: Never let anyone tell you that you can’t

Post by Erin Poirier, Halifax, NS I marked World AIDS Day on December 1 by giving 2 presentations to the student bodies at Prince Andrew High School (where I work) and Dartmouth High School, with the NSGA’s Muhammed Ngallan.  Muhammed … Continue reading

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Meet Andrea who will run The Gambia

Team Love4Gambia 2011 had a number of dreams. Our summer together was all about accomplishing big dreams over the course of many kilometers of road; many litres of Gatorade; a lot of hard work and perseverance; and care, support and … Continue reading

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The Pregnancy Race Series

Status of pregnancy: 16 weeks Status of running: still running 4 or 5 days per week Run Nova Scotia has a Road Race and a Timex Race Series.  Runners accumulate points and can win prizes in their age category.  I’m … Continue reading

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Running for 2

Here is a public answer to one of the most frequent questions that people have been asking me since I announced my pregnancy.  Right after “will you find out if it’s a boy or a girl?” (no) comes: “Are you still running?” … Continue reading

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The Return of Running and Racing

A return to blogging about running! Yea! I haven’t written much about running since my return home from The Gambia for a very simple reason: I didn’t do much running in August and September.  This blog is about Rum Runners … Continue reading

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