Category Archives: 2011 National 1/2 Marathon

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Happy Miles

Date: March 5, 2011 at 4:41 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

Lately I’ve been feeling a bit of running fatigue. Mentally I always love running. It’s never something I feel like I’m being forced to do, even if I’m training (which I am right now, for a half-marathon at the end […]

Going Easier On Myself

Date: March 1, 2011 at 8:33 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

I blew off spinning tonight. Even though my favorite teacher was teaching, and even though I’m sure I would have felt great afterward. Truth be told, I just wasn’t into it. I rarely give in to that feeling, but today […]

How I Sabotaged My Own Run

Date: February 19, 2011 at 4:00 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 16

Today’s long run was really, really difficult for me. In all honesty, I blame myself for many of the factors that led to today’s confidence shaker. My initial plan/hope was to run 12 miles. As you know, I’m training for […]

Race Recap: Gridiron Classic (4M)

Date: February 6, 2011 at 5:17 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

What a great race! For those who are just checking in to see how it went time-wise, I’ll tell you this: I set a personal record (PR)! For those who want the full report, here goes: Since today wasn’t just […]

The Best Weekend Ever

Date: January 30, 2011 at 5:40 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

I know that’s a bold statement. But this weekend was awesome. Five of my best college girl friends, two new friends, skiing, tubing, cooking and lots of red wine. What’s better than that? Here’s what went down: I took Friday […]

To Become a Road Runner…

Date: January 10, 2011 at 9:42 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

Today has been mostly — OK, totally — awesome. Why, you ask? I’ll tell you. In list form, of course. Because that’s how I roll. I slept in! I didn’t get out of bed until 6:30 am (ahem, that’s a […]