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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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Big Running Shoes

Monday, August 1 Leybato Guest House Ashley and I have been doing a lot of things on our one week post-run-across-the-country holiday.  We’ve been lying on the beach. We’ve been swimming, believing that the Smiling Coast’s water can cure all. … Continue reading

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Laughter is the Best Medicine… Until you Sprain your Laughing Muscle

Post from Ashley: The Love4Gambia Team (Erin, Ashley. Kebba, Pa Modu and AKON) have a lot of laughs each day. I’m sure that what we find hilarious probably is not quite as funny written in a blog, described on the … Continue reading

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Day 8: Unremarkable is Remarkable

July 16, 2011. Day #8. 206km run! Soma, TransGambia Lodge, 4:30pm. Too hot to nap. No electricity = no fan. Celebrated the 200km mark today, whoo-hoo! Today was remarkable because it was unremarkable. All parts of the runner’s body and the team … Continue reading

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The Rains Down in Africa

Tuesday, July 12, 2011, 9:30pm, Janjangbureh Day 5, 125km run! Today we received the treat we’ve been waiting for, RAIN!  Finally!  As we were leaving camp this morning, the first few drops began falling.  It was blissfully cool, about 24 … Continue reading

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