Tag Archives: Aerobics First

Tricked by the Mayor!

Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend the annual NSGA African dinner and auction.  I was told that this would be a good opportunity to share information about my Love4Gambia campaign, and to enjoy a great meal and good … Continue reading

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Training Update

With less than two months to go before my departure for the Gambia and with three great training races just around the corner, I thought it may be time for another training update to let you know how my preparation … Continue reading

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Love4Gambia News – Save the Dates!

It has been quiet on the Love4Gambia blog for the last couple of weeks!  But that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been working away to cook up a few events and to spread the word about Love4Gambia! Lots of activities … 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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Day 8: Unremarkable is Remarkable

July 16, 2011. Day #8. 206km run! Soma, TransGambia Lodge, 4:30pm. Too hot to nap. No electricity = no fan. Celebrated the 200km mark today, whoo-hoo! Today was remarkable because it was unremarkable. All parts of the runner’s body and the team … Continue reading

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Asics Sponsorship & Eating Pink Words

My “campaign CEO” Luke MacDonald came up with another Love4Gambia campaign win for me this week.  He pitched my campaign to run across The Gambia to Asics and together they are sponsoring my footwear.  This sponsorship begins now, in my … Continue reading

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Aerobics First Joins Team!

Aerobics First is our premiere community running store.  It  is locally-owned, community driven, and is dedicated to both promoting active lifestyles and supporting active individuals through their own athletic challenges.  I have a special affinity for the store because I … Continue reading

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