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Ali on the Run Show Episode 147: Jess Movold, Running & Strength Coach

Date: June 5, 2019 at 7:17 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“He said, ‘I get it. The mountain’s too steep.’ And I said, ‘No. It’s just the wrong mountain.’” Jess Movold is perhaps best known as the super positive, super uplifting, super kind and empowering run and strength coach at Mile […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 146: Motherhood Mondays with Kate Parker, Author of Strong is the New Pretty

Date: June 2, 2019 at 7:28 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“It’s not a girl message, and it’s not a boy message. It’s a human message. It’s about celebrating who you are, whatever you are.” Kate T. Parker is the photographer and author behind the best-selling books Strong is the New […]

Popular Brooklyn Half 2019 Recap

Date: May 30, 2019 at 10:33 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 3

Only took me two weeks to get this recap up. In my defense, I wrote it the day after the race! Just got realllllly lazy when it came to hitting that “publish” button! But if you’re interested in a 13.1-mile […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 145: Leigh Anne Sharek, Co-Founder of Brooklyn Track Club

Date: May 29, 2019 at 7:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“It took a while — a lot of runs, a lot of soul searching — to have this confidence now to just show up and say, ‘I’ve earned this. I deserve to be here. I’ve put in the work to […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 144: Sara & Ryan Hall

Date: May 22, 2019 at 7:27 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 4

“We’re distance runners. We know how to dig in with hard stuff and persevere.” Sara and Ryan Hall are one of the best-known couples in the running industry. Ryan is a retired professional runner: He holds the American record in […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 143: Motherhood Mondays with Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, OB/GYN & President of Saving Mothers

Date: May 19, 2019 at 7:26 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“Women are dying of causes that should not kill them in 2019.” Dr. Taraneh Shirazian is a board-certified OB/GYN and surgeon practicing at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City, where she’s also the Director of Global Women’s Health […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 142: Jen Ator, Women's Running Editor in Chief

Date: May 15, 2019 at 7:19 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“You really can do anything. That doesn’t mean it’s going to be easy and that doesn’t mean it’s not going to be without sacrifice. It also doesn’t mean you’re going to be a rockstar at it. But you can do […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 141: Motherhood Mondays with Colleen Lubin, Creator of Not Quite Knocked Up

Date: May 12, 2019 at 8:11 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“I tried to float somewhere between hopeful and hopeless.” Colleen Lubin’s story is one with a tremendous amount of loss — and, ultimately, one of resiliency and strength. All her life, Colleen dreamed of becoming a mom. But, like the […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 140: Carolyn Su, Creator of @diversewerun

Date: May 8, 2019 at 7:54 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

“Take assessment of who you feel more comfortable making eye contact with.” Carolyn Su is the creator of the @diversewerun Instagram account, where she shares inspiring stories from runners from all backgrounds. Carolyn, who is a Taiwanese-American daughter of immigrant […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 139: Motherhood Mondays with Abby Bales, Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist

Date: May 5, 2019 at 7:28 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

“There are a lot of people who put a lot of pressure on themselves — maybe you, maybe me — to do it all. So if you do have problems postpartum, we can treat that at seven months, we can […]