Category Archives: Running

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Stevens Cooperative School 5K Recap

Date: April 24, 2017 at 9:10 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 14

Man, just as soon as I say I feel like a “lazy runner” and that I’m kind of meh about running and am just enjoying it and don’t feel a fire, I go and run a teeny tiny 5K and […]

There Were Moments of Gold & There Were Flashes of Light

Date: April 12, 2017 at 12:54 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 17

This title pertains to nothing. Well, that’s not true. It pertains to Celiné Dion, goddess of life and everything that is magical. (June 3! June 3! I’m seeing her in Las Vegas on June 3!) Here is my favorite video of […]

Thursday Thoughts

Date: March 23, 2017 at 5:55 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

Hello hello! Before I dive into this brain dump, please accept my heartiest THANK YOU to everyone who has been supporting the Ali on the Run Show! I know I keep saying this, but I’m really loving doing this, and […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 10: The Worst Mistakes I've Made as a Runner

Date: March 14, 2017 at 7:59 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 3

The Ali on the Run Show Episode 10 The 10 Worst Mistakes I’ve Made as a Runner On this episode, I share my roundup of the worst mistakes I’ve made since I started running in 2008. Show Notes:  10. Wearing […]

Let's Talk About Running

Date: March 1, 2017 at 5:41 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

I do some of my best thinking in the shower. And during my shower this morning, I thought a lot about running — where I am with it right now, what my goals are for running this year, and how […]

Hello From Utah!

Date: February 20, 2017 at 10:56 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 20

Alternate title: What Are Utah-kin About?  And that’s the only Utah pun I could come up with. Hello from the other side…of the country…slightly inland! I’m in Utah! I flew out last Tuesday and don’t return home until this Wednesday, […]

Happy Valentine's Day!

Date: February 14, 2017 at 6:33 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 21

Is Valentine’s Day a totally cheesy Hallmark holiday? Yes. But am I totally feeling it this year? ALSO YES. I’ve been in a nonstop good mood for like five days straight, and that’s the longest streak I’ve had since roughly […]

Running With Crohn's Disease

Date: September 9, 2016 at 10:04 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

This week is a cutback week in marathon training. So my long run this week is “only” 13 miles. I woke up early today, got dressed, and spent two whole hours going back and forth to the bathroom. Eventually, I […]

How To Wake Up For Morning Workouts

Date: August 18, 2016 at 8:06 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

“How do you wake up so early to run?” It’s a question I’m asked fairly often. And, as someone who writes about health and fitness, I’ve written the “How to Become a Morning Runner” article more than once. Everyone wants […]

The Inaugural Brooklyn Mile Recap

Date: August 16, 2016 at 11:51 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

On Sunday, I ran my first-ever mile race — the inaugural Brooklyn Mile! I was irrationally nervous about this race all week. Every time I would go on the race page, I would get a knot in my stomach — […]

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