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Ali on the Run Show Episode 70: Katie Burke, Chief People Officer at HubSpot

Date: April 25, 2018 at 8:29 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 6

“The best possible way to start my career was not getting what I wanted. Failure teaches you a lot, and it helped me figure out a path to success that worked for me.” —Katie Burke Katie Burke is the Chief […]

Baby on the Run: Week 13

Date: April 24, 2018 at 11:55 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

Hello from the second trimester! I always thought the second trimester started at Week 12, but yet again, I am learning as I go. Some books and apps went with the Week 12 theory, while others said the second trimester […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 69: Sarah Sellers, 2nd Female at the 2018 Boston Marathon

Date: April 18, 2018 at 8:38 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

“I think that’s what unites us as runners — we’re all trying to overcome excuses and doubts to get out there.” —Sarah Sellers “Who is Sarah Sellers?” That’s the question everyone was asking after the Tucson, AZ runner finished second at […]

Baby on the Run: Week 12

Date: April 18, 2018 at 4:51 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 32

During Week 12, I was convinced I had “popped.” I also thought this during Week 5, Week 9, Week 10, and Week 11. I know I haven’t, but I am definitely feeling thicker in the middle, and a few people […]

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Boston Marathon Inspiration & The Women I Admire

Date: April 17, 2018 at 2:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

Watching Desi Linden win the Boston Marathon yesterday was amazing. When she broke the tape, she became the first American woman in my lifetime to win the Boston Marathon. And Desi deserved it. She’s a fighter. She’s a workhorse. And […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 68: We're Having a Baby!

Date: April 11, 2018 at 9:06 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 6

“We’re gonna go through tough times. And we’re gonna be fine.” —Brian Cristiano Brian and I are so excited to tell the world that we are having a baby! I am 12 weeks pregnant (at the time we recorded this), […]

Baby on the Run: The First Trimester

Date: April 10, 2018 at 4:16 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 61

Hello from week 12 of pregnancy! It seems crazy to be writing these posts! I’m so glad you’re all in on our secret now. The past month and a half has been fun, exciting, and a little wild. I feel like […]

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+1 on the Run

Date: April 9, 2018 at 6:56 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

The Cristiano crew (I swear I’ll change my last name eventually…) is growing! Brian, Ellie, and I are so super excited to be adding another member to the family this year! I am thrilled to tell you that Baby Cristiano […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 67: Tina Muir, Host of the Running For Real Podcast

Date: April 4, 2018 at 9:10 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

“I’m trying not to call it a comeback because I’m a completely different person now.” —Tina Muir Tina Muir is an elite runner from England (she’s a 2:36 marathoner!), a new mom, and the host of the Running For Real […]

Rainy Day Thoughts

Date: April 3, 2018 at 3:56 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

Hi! I hate talking about the weather but also I’m really bummed out about the weather lately. The cold I can handle. It’s the constant gray, sad, overcast skies. Everything is dreary. It’s hard to motivate. And while working from home […]