Monthly Archives: March 2011

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Date: March 26, 2011 at 10:12 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

My full recap of the National 1/2 Marathon will come tomorrow. For now, I’ll update you just to let you know that I not only hit my goal of breaking 2 hours in the race, I also crushed my goal […]

‘Twas The Night Before Race Night

Date: March 25, 2011 at 8:33 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 12

We made it to DC! The bus ride took a bit longer than expected, but with good company I was plenty entertained. Also with a camera and an iPhone. After arriving in DC, our first stop was to the hotel […]

National Half Marathon Playlist

Date: March 25, 2011 at 10:32 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

Greetings from the interstate! I’m currently on a BoltBus with Ashley and Theodora headed for D.C. The plan once we get there? Run 13.1 miles. Our bus is packed with fellow runners, some of which are running the National 1/2 […]

A Star-Studded Evening on Broadway

Date: March 24, 2011 at 9:49 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 9

If you take one thing away from this post let it be my strong recommendation to go see The Book of Mormon on Broadway. I was beyond excited when my friend Alex invited me as her Plus One to opening […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Race Week Edition

Date: March 24, 2011 at 7:54 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

There’s so much to be grateful for today, so I’m getting right to it. Here’s what I’m feeling thankful for today… I’m thankful I got all my laundry done! Since I leave tomorrow morning for D.C. (and I have an […]

Prep Week Check-In

Date: March 23, 2011 at 7:52 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

Good morning! I’m running on not enough sleep today due to a late-night work event. I attended a gala at New York University’s Skirball Center, which I had never been to. The venue was gorgeous, and I love anything that […]

Pre-Race Paranoia

Date: March 22, 2011 at 7:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 6

With just four days left until the National 1/2 Marathon, the pre-race paranoia has officially set in. I’m worried my headphones will break before the race. (This happened to me during the second mile of the New York City half […]

I Feel Famous

Date: March 21, 2011 at 7:43 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 6

We survived Monday! High fives all around! Today flew by because I was so busy. After work I scooted up to the gym for a Chisel class (not too many squats today, yay!) and some Spinning. Mondays are normally one […]

Welcome, Spring!

Date: March 21, 2011 at 7:57 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 14

Good morning! It’s officially spring, and although the sun isn’t out and the air isn’t warm, I’m still excited to know that nicer days are on the way. This weekend we definitely got a glimpse of the changing seasons. If […]

Entering Race Day Mode

Date: March 20, 2011 at 4:55 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

The countdown is on! In less than one week, I will be traveling to D.C. to run the National 1/2 Marathon. Despite the fact that I’ve been sick for the past week, I’m getting totally pumped for the trip and […]