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Meet Andrea who will run The Gambia

Team Love4Gambia 2011 had a number of dreams. Our summer together was all about accomplishing big dreams over the course of many kilometers of road; many litres of Gatorade; a lot of hard work and perseverance; and care, support and … Continue reading

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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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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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Together

Sunday, August 1, 2011, 1030am Leybato Guest House, Fajara Beach Ashley and I have been relaxing on the beach and we’ve been processing the incredible experience that we’ve just had together with Pa Modou Sarr, Kebba Suso and Spiderman Dodou … Continue reading

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BANJUL

On Tuesday, July 26, around 1030am, I ran into the Altantic Ocean after running 424km across The Gambia.  I ran made it to the ocean because I always believed that I could.  And because I had my team: Ashley Sharpe, … Continue reading

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Nimbarra

Day 15 + 16 “Nimbarra” means “hard work” in Mandinka. Day 15, Sunday, July 24. 30km run. As Ashely wrote, Day 15 was a really big challenge for me. Several factors came together to make this so. My sneakers melted … Continue reading

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This is Why You Need a Girl on Your Side

Post by Ashley: July 24, 2011 Run Day 15 1:23PM- I’m here in the truck while Erin is running solo and stretching out her run to reach Brikama today. According to the kilometer markers, we should have been there in … Continue reading

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At the River: Last Rest Day

Rest Day #3 of 3 Bwiam, Friday, July 22, 6:30pm Beautiful, beautiful rest day. We spent it in the best possible way. I got out of bed just before 10am. I called my husband and spoke with him until my … 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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R&R with Julbrew and Yoga: The Way Life Should Be

Post from Ashley: Love4Gambia team Nurse and Runner-in-Training July 15th, 2011 4:35 PM Rest Day is so important for the team! Rest for Erin’s beaten up body is important, but I think equally important is rest for the whole team. … Continue reading

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