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Why YOU should run Love4Gambia 2014

By Erin Poirier, Ashley Sharpe, Andrea Moritz, Jennifer Pasiciel and Cielianna Pasiciel Dear Running Community, The NSGA is proud to release it’s official call for runners for Love4Gambia version 4.0 in the summer of 2014. We are looking for experienced runners … Continue reading

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The Gambian Naming Ceremony + Day 5 of Running

Wow, the past twenty-four hours have been quite the experience, starting with our Gambian naming ceremony last night and the 27 km run today. I will start with the naming ceremony. In Gambian society, it is tradition to name your … Continue reading

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Bluenose Team Love4Gambia Updates & Meet Kristen, Running for Gambia

Can you believe it?!?  Just one short week until we will all be laying down for the last sleep before the bluenose!  I’m getting nervous just thinking about it, and excited…actually really excited.  It’s going to be so much fun … Continue reading

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Erin, the Original Love4Gambia Runner

The Bluenose is just 11 days away!  Today I asked Erin Poirier (EP) some questions about the Nova Scotia Gambia Association and why she started and continues to run for Love4Gambia.  Quite an inspiring person!   JP: How long have … Continue reading

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Laura on Love4Gambia: A Runner Reborn

That’s right folks!  Just 12 days till we kick off the Bluenose Weekend, 2013.  Today, I am excited to introduce you to Laura Callaghan (LC) from Newfoundland who will be running her first race at the Bluenose May 19, 2013 … 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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5 Quotes to Challenge You

Quick Blog Post Today:  Thought I’d share some really moving and inspirational quotes that challenge me to try harder, do more, etc.  Hope they do the same for you! Number 1: “Everyone agrees that primary education is the salvation of … Continue reading

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