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Energy-packed, healthy, and yummy home-made power-bar recipe

Hello everyone, Hope you are all recovering from the Bluenose or Cabot Trail Relay Race and slowly easing back into training for the spring season!  With that in mind I decided I’d like to share a great power-bar recipe I … 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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Things that change as you bulk up your running volume

  I have slowly been increasing my weekly mileage as I prepare to run across The Gambia this summer (up to 80km/week currently).  As I have been doing this, I have noticed several (good and bad) changes, which I would … Continue reading

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My Treadmill Moment: Blue Nose Team Love4Gambia

Guest post by Muhammed Ngallan, NSGA Executive Director I hurried to sign-up for the 10km run before the “early bird” offer ended. I was quite excited about running my first race. I was never an athlete but I played soccer … Continue reading

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Reintegration: Life after Love4Gambia

I’ve been home from Africa for almost 3 weeks now. Anyone with the good fortune to have spent time in Africa will agree with me when I write that it’s harder to come home than it is to go to … 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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