Category Archives: Running in Africa

Are you ready for an adventure of a lifetime?

Dear Running Community, The NSGA is proud to release it’s official call for runners for Love4Gambia version 6.0 in 2016. We are looking for experienced runners to join Pa Modou, Yankuba and Modou on the epic 6th running of the … Continue reading

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2014 Love4Gambia Team

Editors’ Note: From Erin Poirier (coordinator): Love4Gambia sports fans, the team is thrilled to back at training for our 4th annual Love4Gambia run from Koina to Banjul. This year’s run will take place in June, 2014 and the team is excited … Continue reading

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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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A speech for the closing ceremonies of Love4Gambia 2013

After we finished yesterday, I was told to prepare a short speech about my love4gambia 2013 experience. I will post a blog shortly about my experience running the last day, but in the meantime, I would like to share the … Continue reading

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The last of the rural running through The Gambia

Day 13, 14, and 15 from The Gambia Another 3 days of running a total of 86km has brought us to the centre of Brikama (The nearest major town to Serekunda and Banjul). This means we have completed the rural … Continue reading

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Getting over the “hump” on the run to Banjul.

I cannot even believe it, day 10 ,11, and 12 are done with already and we are quickly approaching the Atlantic Ocean and Banjul! The steps, kilometers, and days really are flying by. I have come to wake up and … Continue reading

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We are more than half way across The Gambia!

Nine days in, 232 km completed, and we are over half way done our run across The Gambia! I was told by a follower that they would like to hear about more drama and hardship in term of the love4gambia … Continue reading

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