Tag Archives: Mizuno

Day 2.. We have arrived in Basse!

This is the blog from yesterdays run that we were unable to complete on account of the poor internet connection. Blog about completing Km 50-75 today will be up soon! Two days, 51 kilometers completed. We have all made it, … Continue reading

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Tricked by the Mayor!

Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend the annual NSGA African dinner and auction.  I was told that this would be a good opportunity to share information about my Love4Gambia campaign, and to enjoy a great meal and good … Continue reading

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Thanks for your support Mizuno!

I would like to write a quick blog thanking Mizuno for their running apparel donations in support of my run across The Gambia.  I received the package of brand new running clothes to practice and race in about a month … Continue reading

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Final days – Vacationing on the Smiling Coast of Africa

I am writing this while sitting on the patio at Leybato looking out at the waves crashing onto the beach.  As always, there are many young man jogging up and down the beach or doing push-ups and crunches.  Young Gambians … Continue reading

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Day 9 July 3 – What a difference a day can make!

Those who have been following this blog know that yesterday was a tough day for me.  The heat, lack of sleep, wear and tear on my body and likely also a shortage of calories the previous day had all gotten … Continue reading

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Days 6 and 7 – June 30 and July 1 – The journey continues…

After the late night of our naming ceremony on the evening of my first rest day, the alarm sounded early.  I got up, packed my things, cleaned and disinfected my toes and knee and then we drove back to the … Continue reading

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Day 4 June 28 – Over 100 kilometers done!

We once again rose early to beat the heat.  There had been more rain during the night, so the morning felt relatively cool, albeit not in my room, where there was no power and thus no fan.  I got dressed, … 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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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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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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