Category Archives: Central Park

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The Weekend Run Report: My First 50-Mile Week!

Date: February 27, 2012 at 9:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 65

On the running front, this weekend was spectacular. On all other fronts, it was great as well. But let’s focus on the running, because I am better at discussing 18 miles of fun than I am at describing the flavors […]

My 18-Mile Mentality

Date: February 24, 2012 at 9:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 74

Tomorrow will not be my first time attempting an 18-mile run. I did one 18-miler during Hamptons training, and it went really well. I feel like 18 is a solid distance. It’s far and it’s challenging, but on marathon day, […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Relaxed Running Makes Me Feel Great

Date: February 23, 2012 at 1:04 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

It’s Thursday! Be thankful! It’s Thursday! Get psyched! My energy these past few days is off the charts. This morning I actually woke up one minute before my alarm was supposed to go off and felt refreshed and ready to […]

Deep Thoughts & Tough Love

Date: February 21, 2012 at 9:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

You know I’m not really going to have actual “deep thoughts” that are groundbreaking in this post, right? I just don’t want your expectations to be very high. Good morning! This weekend wrapped itself up pretty perfectly. Yeah, Saturday’s run […]

14 Sucky Miles & Many Mistakes

Date: February 20, 2012 at 10:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 45

Yeah that’s right, Saturday’s long run was sucky. Since I started getting into distance running, each weekend brings an exciting challenge. Whether I’m training for a marathon or a half marathon, I look forward to my Saturday run, because it’s […]

Thankful Things Thursday: I Refuse To Be Injured

Date: February 16, 2012 at 9:39 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

Happy Thursday to you. I’ve been slacking on the blogging front a bit lately because sometimes life just gets in the way. Yesterday, for example, I decided it was more important to lay in a hotel bed for an extra […]

Things I Love

Date: February 14, 2012 at 9:38 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

I have never been a big Valentine’s Day person. (No, I did not just Google “Does Valentine’s Day have an apostrophe?”) Sure I can get on board with some Hallmark cards, chocolate and cheesy celebrations, why not? But every year […]

I Promise To Take Better Care Of My Body

Date: February 13, 2012 at 9:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Last weekend, my running buddy Megan wrote a blog post about how she was being all crazy and reckless and stuff. The gist? She ran 16 miles without much breakfast, spent plenty of time throughout the weekend drinking and didn’t […]

Thankful Things Thursday: I Am Dizzy But I Am Happy

Date: February 9, 2012 at 9:34 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Good morning! I missed you yesterday. I was home sick from work, and in true Ali fashion I hardly used my sick day to actually rest. Sometimes I’m so dumb. Instead of laying down and eating grilled cheese sandwiches (my […]

10 Great Things That Happened This Weekend

Date: February 6, 2012 at 2:42 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Every weekend I say to myself, “Hey, self, you should blog on Saturday or Sunday or something, that way you don’t have to spend Monday just recapping your weekend, because that is probably not interesting for many people.” And then […]