Monthly Archives: March 2012

21 post(s) found

On Being Full-Out

Date: March 30, 2012 at 9:14 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Today we are going to talk about being “full-out,” which is not to be confused with “Full House.” Because in real life, going full-out means being balls-to-the-wall and, as my spin instructor this morning said, “not bullshitting it.” (I wanted […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Prednisone, You Complete Me & Make Me Hyper

Date: March 29, 2012 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 73

The good: There’s a lot of good. Namely that I didn’t night sweat to death last night. I still engaged in a bit of overnight perspiration, but not nearly as drastically as the past few nights. These little changes are […]

On The Road To Recovery At Marathon Goal Pace

Date: March 28, 2012 at 9:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

HELLO AND WELCOME TO THE BEST DAY EVER. All caps = Internet yelling = I am saying something of the utmost importance. Yesterday was not the best day ever. Yesterday it took me two hours to get out of bed […]

Does A PR Last A Lifetime?

Date: March 27, 2012 at 8:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 73

The first few years of racing are, in my opinion, the best. At least for me they were. When I ran my first race — the FITNESS Mind, Body & Spirit Games 4-mile race in Central Park in 2008 — […]

How To Stay Positive

Date: March 26, 2012 at 9:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 54

Hello! Here is a story about wildlife in Contoocook, NH, written by a young Ali: Yes, that was a true story. No, I did not seem concerned about potentially contracting rabies, because, to me, the animal was “cute.” Anyway. I […]

The Break I Needed

Date: March 23, 2012 at 9:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 64

Was yesterday my Dream Day? Well, that depends how you define “Dream Day.” If your Dream Day includes being super healthy, eating wholesome, nutritious foods, spending quality time with your family and going for a luxuriously long run, then no, […]

Thankful Things Thursday: I Love Sweat-Wicking Apparel & Sitting On The Subway

Date: March 22, 2012 at 9:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 70

Thankful Things Thursday always seems to come around when we need it most, doesn’t it? I have spent the past two days cooped up in my apartment with little contact with the outside world. OK, that’s a lie. I Tweeted […]

Now What?

Date: March 20, 2012 at 9:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

I started Ali On The Run so I could keep track of my running and my training for whichever races I had coming up. So if I’m taking a little training hiatus, what does that mean on the writing front? […]

I Am Not Running The Eugene Marathon

Date: March 19, 2012 at 9:33 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 101

For three years, I woke up every single day excited about running. It was always something I looked forward to. Days without a run-induced sweat just weren’t as rewarding as run days. Often times, I would ride one runner’s high […]

Night Runners Deserve All The Credit

Date: March 16, 2012 at 9:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 67

One of the questions I get all the time is, “Where do you get your legwarmers?” Another frequently asked thing is, “How do you wake up so early to run every day?” The truthful answer is that I have always […]