Category Archives: NYC

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MORE/FITNESS/SHAPE Half Marathon Recap

Date: April 20, 2015 at 9:07 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 21

On Sunday, I ran my first race since November. On Monday, I watched (obsessed over) the Boston Marathon. Now, it’s Monday night, and I have hidden my debit card — which is new, so I have not yet memorized the […]

The Best Things In The World

Date: April 13, 2015 at 5:19 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Hi! I had some serious writer’s block last week. And the week before that. I was so sad about the 40 Days program ending. I came out of the program feeling so strong and so much better at yoga. Then […]

40 Days To Personal Revolution: Let's Get It Started!

Date: February 19, 2015 at 3:18 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

This morning, after a 9:30 meeting, I hustled over to my yoga studio. Not to take class. Not to play with Josie, the studio owner’s amazing pup. Not to pick up sweaty clothes I’d “accidentally” left in a locker overnight. […]

Puzzling Thoughts + I Tried Mile High Run Club (And Got You A Free Class!)

Date: February 13, 2015 at 1:13 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 32

It’s February. It’s cold. Blahbiddyblah. I don’t mind the cold too much when it comes to running — I don’t belong to a gym so I have no treadmill access, nor do I have treadmill patience, and there’s something so […]

My 2014 Game Changers

Date: January 2, 2015 at 9:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

For the past two years, I wasn’t really into the “year end recap” thing. I cringed looking back on the two previous years, and wanted pretty desperately to just move forward. As I said time and time again, 2012 and […]

The Dog And Pony Christmas Show

Date: December 31, 2014 at 8:02 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 34

There was Thanksgiving… …and then there was Hawaii… …and then the holidays came and went. And because of the festivities in Hawaii, Brian and I figured we should spend the holidays together for the first time, visiting both our families […]

Don't You Forget About Me

Date: November 21, 2014 at 4:02 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 69

Hi! My name is Ali and I blog about running, Crohn’s disease, and life in NYC with a side of sarcasm at Ali On The Run. I’m 29, and I’m a writer/editor doing digital marketing for a running company and […]

“This Isn’t Steamtown”: My New York City Marathon 2014 Recap

Date: November 5, 2014 at 3:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 68

After last year’s nearly perfect New York City Marathon, I said I didn’t need to run the race again. Despite being mid-Crohn’s flare and having to make three ugly bathroom stops along the way, I paced myself beautifully and enjoyed […]

71 & Done

Date: September 23, 2014 at 5:45 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

I’m tapering. Oh thank the sweet running gods (or coaches, or calendars, or whatever), I am tapering. Yeah, my training plan for the Steamtown Marathon is “only” a 12-week plan, but boy has it done me in. My body feels […]

Back On The Run

Date: August 27, 2014 at 10:51 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

Blog? What blog? Eeeeesh, I suck. I know. To think I used to write daily here… But the absence is with good reason, you see. Last summer, I abandoned this blog for weeks at a time because I was too […]

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