Category Archives: NYC 1/2 Marathon

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Does A PR Last A Lifetime?

Date: March 27, 2012 at 8:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 73

The first few years of racing are, in my opinion, the best. At least for me they were. When I ran my first race — the FITNESS Mind, Body & Spirit Games 4-mile race in Central Park in 2008 — […]

Thankful Things Thursday: I Love Sweat-Wicking Apparel & Sitting On The Subway

Date: March 22, 2012 at 9:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 70

Thankful Things Thursday always seems to come around when we need it most, doesn’t it? I have spent the past two days cooped up in my apartment with little contact with the outside world. OK, that’s a lie. I Tweeted […]

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 […]

Night Runners Deserve All The Credit

Date: March 16, 2012 at 9:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 67

One of the questions I get all the time is, “Where do you get your legwarmers?” Another frequently asked thing is, “How do you wake up so early to run every day?” The truthful answer is that I have always […]

Racing Scares Me

Date: November 2, 2011 at 8:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 42

I have always said that I love running, but I don’t love racing. So why am I signed up for the Las Vegas Half Marathon again? And a handful of other races before the year is over? Racing is fun, […]

When Did Running Take Over My Life?

Date: August 16, 2011 at 8:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 72

One year ago, I loved running. But that’s it. I loved it, but I wasn’t super attached or addicted to it. Running was something I did and something I enjoyed. I ran the New York City Half Marathon in March […]

Happy National Running Day!

Date: June 1, 2011 at 8:22 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 56

I’m sure by now you’ve heard: Today is National Running Day! I love that runners get a holiday, and I love that we celebrate it by doing what we do best: lacing up and hitting the road, trail or treadmill. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Race Chatter

Date: December 15, 2010 at 9:41 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 3

Wow, I had no idea I’d stir up such a great conversation with this morning’s “Lottery Fail” post. Thank you all for sharing your thoughts on running, racing and getting involved with a charity. I’m nowhere near as bummed out […]