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“Best of the best!” Still dreaming? Bonus! My new word!!!

 By Pa Modou. ……….. wow! If only I can be permitted by the English language to add a word to the dictionary then it will be “KEDAP” and my meaning of it will be the team of teams or best … Continue reading

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On Spirit

In the documentary film “Running the Sahara” Ray Zahab states: “Running is 90% mental. The rest is in your head.” My coach Cliff and I spent the first Friday and Saturday of June at NSSAF Track & Field Championships.  We both … Continue reading

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The Hay is in the Barn

So it’s June and the countdown is on. I returned home from the Cabot Trail Relay and opened up my calendar on that Monday morning with a ballpark idea of how many days I have left before my July 3 … Continue reading

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A Love Song for Running

This week, I polled my Facebook folks for blog topic suggestion.  Gina, my longtime friend, Maid of Honor and fellow distance runner’s suggestion was fun: “These are a few of my favorite (running) things.”  So here I present, in no … Continue reading

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Running with a Coach

Like most distance runners, I am at least mildly neurotic about my body.  We have to be, our body is what lets us perform our sport.  For instance, I won’t listen to any of your advice about the health of … Continue reading

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Erin Poirier still faster than Erin Callaghan

Today was Run Nova Scotia (RNS)’s Back to Basics 8 miler, the kick-off to the RNS race season, and my second race with my new married name.  Due to some poor planning on my part, it was totally back to … Continue reading

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Seinfeld on the Track

I train twice a week with coach Cliff and club members and I was thinking that I would write a blog about a hard track workout.  It would describe what I think about, what it feels like, how I get … Continue reading

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One Month In!

This week, I hit the one-month mark of my Love4Gambia campaign and, right now, I am feeling really grateful.  And somewhat tired now that I am back to 5-days per week of training + yoga practice.  This month has been … Continue reading

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