Tag Archives: Charity Team

We have arrived in Basse! Banjul and the Atlantic Ocean are calling us!

The time has finally come and Love4Gambia 2013 will be starting at the border of Senegal and Gambia tomorrow morning to begin our 424 km trip across the country! We arrived (me and my sister, Cielianna) in The Gambia on … Continue reading

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 With my flight less than a week away now, and my first day of running in The Gambia less than ten days away now, I am getting pretty nervous, excited, and squeeley.  EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! With that in mind, I’d thought I’d … Continue reading

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“…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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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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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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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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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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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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