Tag Archives: charity run

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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Run Without Borders, Halifax 2013

The inaugural Run Without Borders, Halifax took place this past weekend in Point Pleasant Park, Halifax.  I am happy to announce that the event was a great success!  Approximately 125 people took part in the event, either as volunteers, runners, … Continue reading

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New Video Short of Run Without Borders

Last Friday, I went out to beautiful Point Pleasant Park with Bill McEwan to film a short video clip to promote Run Without Borders and my Love4Gambia campaign.  I must admit, I was quite nervous for the whole experience and … Continue reading

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5 Quotes to Challenge You

Quick Blog Post Today:  Thought I’d share some really moving and inspirational quotes that challenge me to try harder, do more, etc.  Hope they do the same for you! Number 1: “Everyone agrees that primary education is the salvation of … 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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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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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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Will Run for Chocolate!

My mother had a chocolate shop in Germany before she retired.  Growing up, we were spoiled with plenty of good European chocolates, delicious truffles and melt-in-your-mouth pralines.  This upbringing made me a bit of a chocolate snob.  I turn up … Continue reading

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I married a marathoner

Editor’s Note: Let me introduce this post.  It’s written by my husband.  If you’ve ever listened to me thank the people that help my running, you know that although he doesn’t call himself a runner, he’s always the first person … Continue reading

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