Tag Archives: Charity Team

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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Here’s Tineke – Team Love4Gambia Runner

Ladies, gentleman, runners and walkers, the Ottawa Race Weekend countdown is at almost 6 weeks! Team Love4Gambia is pleased to help you get to know some of the road warriors who are lacing up their sneakers to help kids and … Continue reading

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Team Strome 4 Team Love4Gambia

Team Love4Gambia continues its countdown to the Blue Nose Marathon countdown: almost 7 weeks!  We are also continuing our profiling of the road warriors who are lacing up their sneakers to help kids and communities in The Gambia. We want … Continue reading

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Hiya, Team Love4Gambia: Fitness has No Age Limit!

The mornings are getting brighter, the evenings are getting longer, the sun is getting warmer and the Blue Nose Marathon is countdown is almost at 7 weeks! Team Love4Gambia is pleased to continue to help you get to know some … Continue reading

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Introducing Debbie, Team Love4Gambia Runner

Ladies, gentleman, runners and walkers, the Blue Nose Marathon countdown is almost at 7 weeks! Here at Team Love4Gambia, we are pleased to continue our series of Runners in Profile, helping you get to know some of the amazing road … Continue reading

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Meet Steve, Team Love4Gambia Runner

Ladies, gentleman, runners and walkers, the Blue Nose Marathon is less than 8 weeks away! With 8 weeks to go, Team Love4Gambia is pleased to help you get to know some of the road warriors who are lacing up their … 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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New Year’s Resolutions, Running for a Cause and How You Can Help Keep Kids in The Gambia Alive

Runners tend to be a goal-oriented bunch.  It is for that reason, that I’d venture a guess that many have made a resolution for the new year.  Are you vowing to run more, run faster, run farther, stretch more, run … Continue reading

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Rest is Training Too

It’s now been 2.5 weeks since the Boston Marathon and I’m struggling with something that many distance runners struggle with: how to get the rest/stress cycle just right. Recovery days are important throughout a training cycle. Says Runner’s World, recovery … Continue reading

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Why I am Running

When I was working with youth in The Gambia, they loved to sing this song by African hero Philly Lutaaya.  They sang it everyday. My job as a nurse was to prepare my Gambia students with the HIV knowledge that … Continue reading

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