Category Archives: 2011 National 1/2 Marathon

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A Star-Studded Evening on Broadway

Date: March 24, 2011 at 9:49 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 9

If you take one thing away from this post let it be my strong recommendation to go see The Book of Mormon on Broadway. I was beyond excited when my friend Alex invited me as her Plus One to opening […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Race Week Edition

Date: March 24, 2011 at 7:54 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

There’s so much to be grateful for today, so I’m getting right to it. Here’s what I’m feeling thankful for today… I’m thankful I got all my laundry done! Since I leave tomorrow morning for D.C. (and I have an […]

Prep Week Check-In

Date: March 23, 2011 at 7:52 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

Good morning! I’m running on not enough sleep today due to a late-night work event. I attended a gala at New York University’s Skirball Center, which I had never been to. The venue was gorgeous, and I love anything that […]

Pre-Race Paranoia

Date: March 22, 2011 at 7:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 6

With just four days left until the National 1/2 Marathon, the pre-race paranoia has officially set in. I’m worried my headphones will break before the race. (This happened to me during the second mile of the New York City half […]

Welcome, Spring!

Date: March 21, 2011 at 7:57 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 14

Good morning! It’s officially spring, and although the sun isn’t out and the air isn’t warm, I’m still excited to know that nicer days are on the way. This weekend we definitely got a glimpse of the changing seasons. If […]

Entering Race Day Mode

Date: March 20, 2011 at 4:55 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

The countdown is on! In less than one week, I will be traveling to D.C. to run the National 1/2 Marathon. Despite the fact that I’ve been sick for the past week, I’m getting totally pumped for the trip and […]

Ali’s Weekend Update

Date: March 19, 2011 at 10:49 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

Happy Saturday! I’ve got all kinds of things to update you on, so let’s get right down to it. First of all, I’m so glad I took yesterday off from work. I was stressed out by not being in the […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Rest Edition

Date: March 17, 2011 at 8:24 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

Hello! I didn’t post last night. My bad. But I’m alive, so allow me to fill you in with some updates. As you know, I’ve been feeling sick all week. I was a little paranoid I might have strep throat, […]

A Side Ponytail Kind Of Day

Date: March 14, 2011 at 8:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

Happy Monday! In case you missed anything from the weekend, let me fill you in: On Friday, I had a hangover. That prompted a fun discussion about drinking, seeking moderation and finding balance in life. On Saturday, I had a […]

Confidence Booster

Date: March 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

Today’s run was everything I had hoped it would be: the weather was gorgeous, Central Park was filled with fit, beautiful people, and my body felt rested and ready to rock. I got 8 hours of sleep last night, which […]