Category Archives: Running in Africa

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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Day 3

Day three of seventeen complete! Not only did I run the full 25km today, but I was accompanied by three amazing people for the entire day – Congratulations to Kebba for completing the entire 25km after running over 20km the … 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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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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Love4Gambia 2012 – The Sequel

On an early November morning, I was having breakfast and browsing Facebook – a part of my typical morning routine before heading to work at my Ottawa government office.   Little did I know that this was not to be a … 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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SuperWomen

When I first met Erin at my company Christmas party in December of 2010 (her husband and I work together) I never thought she would take me on this incredible Love4Gambia journey with her. I agreed to become a part … Continue reading

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“Best of the best!” Still dreaming? Bonus! My new word!!!

 By Pa Modou. ……….. wow! If only I can be permitted by the English language to add a word to the dictionary then it will be “KEDAP” and my meaning of it will be the team of teams or best … Continue reading

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A Baraka, Jerejef, Thank You

Dear NSGA and Love4Gambia Supporter, On Tuesday, July 26, Team Love4Gambia: Erin Poirier, Ashley Sharpe, Pa Modou Sarr, Kebba Suso and Dodou Bah, victoriously jumped into the Atlantic Ocean in Banjul after running 424km over 17 days across the country … Continue reading

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