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Baby on the Run: Week 24

Date: July 10, 2018 at 10:27 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 21

The first trimester of pregnancy flew by. And after that, the late-teen weeks also seemed to go by at rapid speeds. But now I feel like I’ve been in the early twenties of this pregnancy for 19 months. Everything is […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 81: Rob Krar, Ultra Runner & Mental Health Advocate

Date: July 4, 2018 at 9:56 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

“I said, ‘No way am I running Western States! That’s 100 miles!’” — Rob Krar, Western States Endurance Run winner 2014 Rob Krar is one of the kings of ultra running. He was a middle-distance runner through college, but then […]

Baby on the Run: Week 23

Date: July 3, 2018 at 12:11 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

During the past 23 weeks of this pregnancy, I have been very chill. Like surprisingly chill. I’ve felt laid-back and relaxed, I haven’t been stressing about little things like making sure the bed is made “perfectly,” and I have generally […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 80: Amelia Boone, Ultra Runner & World's Toughest Mudder

Date: June 27, 2018 at 8:18 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 0

“I was so petrified of failure for so long that I never ventured outside of things I knew I was good at.” —Amelia Boone Amelia Boone is a badass. By day, she’s a lawyer at Apple, and by very early […]

Baby on the Run: Week 22

Date: June 26, 2018 at 11:52 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 9

There was a lot of baby action this past week! I had my first-ever chiropractor appointment, I spent one night doubled over in pain for mysterious reasons, we had another appointment with the midwife and got to see baby dance […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 79: Kayla Itsines

Date: June 20, 2018 at 8:36 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

“I’ve been doing this for three years now and I’m still not used to it. I still get nervous. I worry, am I saying the right thing? Do they like me? Am I funny enough?” —Kayla Itsines With nearly 10 […]

Baby on the Run: Week 21

Date: June 19, 2018 at 2:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Baby on the Run, Week 21! That rhymes! How exciting! It was during Week 21 that I decided I popped. I also decided this during Week 20. And Week 18. And definitely Week 16. And I was positive I had popped — […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 78: Wesley Little, Couples Therapist

Date: June 13, 2018 at 8:42 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 2

“You can make a career shift at any time. Because why not pursue something that you think would make you happy?” —Wesley Little Wesley Little is a licensed professional counselor specializing in couples therapy, and she’s here to answer all […]

Baby on the Run: Weeks 19 & 20

Date: June 12, 2018 at 11:20 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 31

When I woke up last Tuesday and my apps told me I was 20 weeks and therefore, theoretically, halfway through this pregnancy, I felt a little sad! I’m sure that will change in the late weeks when I’m truck-sized and […]

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NYRR New York Mini 10K 2018 Recap

Date: June 10, 2018 at 5:35 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

I ran one of my favorite races this weekend! The NYRR New York Mini 10K is an all-women’s race that pretty much has it all: an inspiring professional field (Des! Molly! Sarah!), thousands of happy female runners lined up behind […]