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Ali on the Run Show Episode 230: On the Job with Christine Mousa, Family Specialist in the Division of Child Protection and Permanency

Date: April 20, 2020 at 6:59 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“I can sincerely say that when I leave work and go home, my heart feels really full — but sometimes it feels defeated… There’s a lot of emotion at stake. It’s hard.” Christine Mousa is a family specialist in New […]

10 Little Things I'm Loving Right Now

Date: April 17, 2020 at 4:37 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 7

Long day. Long week. Long month. Long year, huh? But hey, it’s Friday! And that’s cool! (I know people make jokes that every day is the same right now, but I’m down to celebrate Friday if you are!) I was […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 229: Nell Rojas, 2:28 Marathoner & 9th-Place Olympic Trials Finisher

Date: April 16, 2020 at 7:56 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

“You have to believe in yourself. And you can say it a million times, but before this, I didn’t actually believe I could run with these girls. And now I absolutely know that I can run with these girls, and […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 228: Laura Thweatt, 2:25 Marathoner & 5th-Place Olympic Trials Finisher

Date: April 15, 2020 at 7:48 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

“I had to keep believing that my Olympic dream was still alive until the race was over.” Laura Thweatt ran a fast, fierce, gutsy race at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta — a hard effort that earned her […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 227: On the Job with Julia Harrington, Corporate Pilot

Date: April 13, 2020 at 8:00 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“Fear is not something you experience in an airplane. That’s your comfort zone.” For many people, flying in an airplane is an anxiety-inducing adventure. But not for Julia Harrington. Julia is a corporate pilot and captain on two business jets, […]

How Are You Doing?

Date: April 9, 2020 at 11:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 11

How are you doing, really? I asked that question on Instagram on Monday. I was having a hard day, at the end of what had been a pretty challenging nine-day stretch on the personal front. So I think I asked […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 226: Caitlyn Tateishi, 2:43 Marathoner

Date: April 8, 2020 at 7:52 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“Without races on the schedule, you’re figuring out why you run in the first place. I think this is a really good reminder that we do it because we love it — not because we’re constantly chasing a goal or […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 225: On the Job with Taylor Ritzel, Content Acquisition at Netflix

Date: April 6, 2020 at 7:37 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“I was just like, ‘Oh my god, I’m in Hollywood! This was meant to be!’” Taylor Ritzel has quite the resumé: She was a collegiate rower at Yale University who went on to win Olympic gold in rowing at the […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 224: Catching Up with Emma Coburn

Date: April 1, 2020 at 7:20 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

“There’s nothing I can do, so I might as well not wallow about it, and I might as well just find something else to make me happy for the moment.” Emma Coburn is a two-time Olympian, eight-time U.S. steeplechase champion, […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 223: On the Job with Kelly McKnight, Orthopedic Surgery Resident

Date: March 30, 2020 at 8:07 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

“I run on pure stress and adrenaline.” Kelly McKnight is an orthopedic surgery resident — a real-life Callie Torres from Grey’s Anatomy! — in Sioux Falls, SD. On this episode, the second in the On the Job series, Kelly talks […]