Tag Archives: Blue Nose Marathon

“…and all I have to do is run!” Introducing Love4Gambia team member: Megan Aston

The Bluenose Expo is already open!  The kids run is tomorrow! And the big day is on Sunday!  The time is here!  I really don’t know where the time has gone; it seems like just yesterday I was meeting  Erin … Continue reading

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Introducing Rachel, Team Love4Gambia Runner

The Bluenose run is just 15 days, 14 hours, and 13 minutes away!  The Love4Gambia team is growing quickly, and I would like to introduce a new runner from the team every couple of days leading up to the race. … Continue reading

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Things that change as you bulk up your running volume

  I have slowly been increasing my weekly mileage as I prepare to run across The Gambia this summer (up to 80km/week currently).  As I have been doing this, I have noticed several (good and bad) changes, which I would … Continue reading

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My Treadmill Moment: Blue Nose Team Love4Gambia

Guest post by Muhammed Ngallan, NSGA Executive Director I hurried to sign-up for the 10km run before the “early bird” offer ended. I was quite excited about running my first race. I was never an athlete but I played soccer … Continue reading

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Ottawa Marathon Race Report

Only one full week after running the Blue Nose Marathon in Halifax, it was time to toe the start line of another marathon – this time, right here in Ottawa.  Just like the week before, it was fun to catch … Continue reading

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Blue Nose Marathon Race Report

Last Sunday was race day for members of Team Love4Gambia’s Blue Nose contingent!  What a spectacular weekend it was!  For the first time in Blue Nose history, runners and walkers were greeted with wall-to-wall sunshine and warm temperatures on race … Continue reading

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Oh, what’s a girl to wear? Gear list for a running expedition…

Hard to believe that less than six weeks remain before my departure for the Gambia! Now that the training is well in hand, fundraising events are organized and rolling out, and airline tickets are booked, I have started turning my … Continue reading

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Meet Melanie, Team Love4Gambia Runner

Team Love4Gambia is pleased to bring you the story of Melanie Connors, a long time NSGA volunteer and veteran of one of our longest running Gambia-based summer school programs. Melanie is also our fearless Blue Nose team captain! As approach … Continue reading

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Meet Phil, Team Love4Gambia Walker

Team Love4Gambia’s appearance at the Blue Nose is drawing near!  I’m thrilled to report that with 4.5 weeks to go, we’ve hit 40% of fundraising goal, $4000! We are continuing to profile the runners and walkers who make our fundraising … Continue reading

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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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