Category Archives: Eugene Marathon

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Learning From My Mistakes: My 2013 Running Plans

Date: January 28, 2013 at 8:59 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 55

If 2012 was the year of “making all the mistakes,” then 2013 is the year in which I learn from all of them. With almost 1/12th of the year in the bag, I’m feeling really good about 2013. I know […]

This Time Feels Right

Date: June 25, 2012 at 9:14 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

As soon as I crossed the finish line at the Hamptons Marathon, I was ready to sign up for my second attempt at 26.2. I set my sights on the Eugene Marathon on April 29, but I didn’t fully commit […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Prednisone, You Complete Me & Make Me Hyper

Date: March 29, 2012 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 73

The good: There’s a lot of good. Namely that I didn’t night sweat to death last night. I still engaged in a bit of overnight perspiration, but not nearly as drastically as the past few nights. These little changes are […]

The Break I Needed

Date: March 23, 2012 at 9:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 64

Was yesterday my Dream Day? Well, that depends how you define “Dream Day.” If your Dream Day includes being super healthy, eating wholesome, nutritious foods, spending quality time with your family and going for a luxuriously long run, then no, […]

I Am Not Running The Eugene Marathon

Date: March 19, 2012 at 9:33 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 101

For three years, I woke up every single day excited about running. It was always something I looked forward to. Days without a run-induced sweat just weren’t as rewarding as run days. Often times, I would ride one runner’s high […]

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 […]

Eugene Marathon: Game On

Date: February 7, 2012 at 2:23 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 76

It happened. I committed. Yesterday I finally registered for the Eugene Marathon. If you’ve been tuning in for more than a day, you know that the Eugene Marathon has been on my brain since about five hours after I crossed […]