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MORE/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon Recap

Date: April 17, 2016 at 8:05 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 12

I ran the Shape Women’s Half-Marathon as a member of the media, so I was given a complimentary bib. No one told me I had to say good stuff about the race — or even write about it, actually — […]

Scotland Run 10K Recap

Date: April 4, 2016 at 8:25 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

I don’t remember why I signed up to run the New York Road Runners Scotland Run 10K this year. I can’t recall when I signed up, I just know it ended up on my calendar somehow. I’m guessing it was after receiving […]

NYRR Gridiron 4M Recap

Date: February 8, 2016 at 3:57 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

I ran the New York Road Runners Gridiron 4-Miler in 2011 as the first of my nine races to qualify for the New York City Marathon. I had barely been racing at the time, and I remember loving it. I felt […]

How Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Is Changing My Life (And My Running)

Date: February 2, 2016 at 7:52 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece for Well+Good about how you can essentially use a tidying technique to get over a breakup. I’ve been wanting to clean and purge our itty bitty apartment for months (OK, years) now. Neither Brian nor I […]

Planning A Puppy Graduation Party (And Other Life-Changing Plans & Goals)

Date: January 26, 2016 at 9:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

At the end of puppy class on Sunday, our teacher said, “Bring something kind of weird or different to wear for the next class.” I immediately perked up. We have just the thing for Ellie to wear! Upon further clarification, apparently […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Running & Puppies

Date: January 21, 2016 at 1:57 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 14

I was in a pretty foul mood this morning. Life is so hard. I got to bed late last night, so I chose not to go to yoga this morning as planned. I was stressing over my schedule and trying to […]

15 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Date: January 15, 2016 at 11:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 32

I’ve done a bit of soul searching this week. Not for any particular reason. Nothing’s wrong. Life’s just fine. Yay hooray! But I’ve been feeling more introspective than normal. (I blame this on the fact that I spend a lot of […]

Making It Official: Our Wedding Ceremony

Date: November 20, 2015 at 4:31 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

Today, I’m here to talk about our wedding ceremony. Here’s what we’ve already covered… The One Where It’s Wedding Week The One With All The Stress The One Where We Get Ready In Onesies A bit of background about our […]

Wedding Day!

Date: November 19, 2015 at 8:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 21

Catching up? Here’s what you may have missed (or purposely skipped because maybe you’re mat at me? I don’t know): Kicking off Wedding Week! Surviving the last two days before the Big Day. The night before our wedding — and […]

NYRR Team Championships Recap

Date: August 4, 2015 at 1:28 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

I went into 2015 with only one race on my calendar. I trained hard for it — too hard, maybe? — and it didn’t go well. With no marathon happening for me this fall on account of the whole wedding […]

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