Tag Archives: Banjul

This is Why You Need a Girl on Your Side

Post by Ashley: July 24, 2011 Run Day 15 1:23PM- I’m here in the truck while Erin is running solo and stretching out her run to reach Brikama today. According to the kilometer markers, we should have been there in … Continue reading

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Legs are the Boss

Day 14 Friday, July 23, 5pm Ndemban. Nyakassi Jarju’s compound 25km today and 356km run so far! We are really close!  25km to Brikama on the outskirts of urban Banjul and then about 30km to the finish line.  30km is … Continue reading

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At the River: Last Rest Day

Rest Day #3 of 3 Bwiam, Friday, July 22, 6:30pm Beautiful, beautiful rest day. We spent it in the best possible way. I got out of bed just before 10am. I called my husband and spoke with him until my … Continue reading

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Kebba get his first 25 KM!!!!!! Banjul calling louder…Spider welcomed.

Post by Pa Modou Wednesday 20th July 2011, Kalagi River Site Camp Day 12 No of kilo meters covered: 306 km!!!!!! If there is anything I feel proud of doing at the moment that will definitely be to wake up … Continue reading

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With Mama Africas Banjul is Calling Louder

Monday, July 19, 2011 Day 10. 25km run today, 231km total! A very good day following a very bad running day.  Yalla bahna. 5:00pm. Soma TransGambia Lodge. Chillin’ in room with Ashley, Pa + Binta Jallow A big day for … 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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