Category Archives: Running

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Running Lately

Date: April 19, 2016 at 8:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 20

I’ve mentioned in my last two race recaps that running hasn’t been a priority for me lately. That doesn’t mean I’ve abandoned my beloved activity altogether. I’m still running! But between the move and an ever-increasing workload (that’s a good thing!), […]

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MORE/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon Recap

Date: April 17, 2016 at 8:05 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 11

I ran the Shape Women’s Half-Marathon as a member of the media, so I was given a complimentary bib. No one told me I had to say good stuff about the race — or even write about it, actually — […]

Scotland Run 10K Recap

Date: April 4, 2016 at 8:25 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

I don’t remember why I signed up to run the New York Road Runners Scotland Run 10K this year. I can’t recall when I signed up, I just know it ended up on my calendar somehow. I’m guessing it was after receiving […]

Jersey Girls!

Date: March 29, 2016 at 9:13 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

It’s been a week since Brian, Ellie, and I moved to West New York, New Jersey, and I don’t remember a time all three of us have simultaneously been quite so smiley. I guess the wedding. And the honeymoon. And […]

Working Out With Kara Goucher At Mile High Run Club

Date: February 24, 2016 at 2:47 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 11

Hi from jury duty! I had a mini meltdown leaving Ellie this morning (it’s my first day away from her since the day we brought her home in December) and I’ve already plowed through all of my snacks (it’s 11:41 […]

All The Things I'm Loving Right Now

Date: February 18, 2016 at 3:26 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 11

Consider this a twist on Thankful Things Thursday. This week has been the excitingly busy kind of nuts. But amidst the madness, there are some things I’m really into right now. Let’s discuss… Running! Running continues to go watchless and well. Nothing […]

NYRR Gridiron 4M Recap

Date: February 8, 2016 at 3:57 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

I ran the New York Road Runners Gridiron 4-Miler in 2011 as the first of my nine races to qualify for the New York City Marathon. I had barely been racing at the time, and I remember loving it. I felt […]

How Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Is Changing My Life (And My Running)

Date: February 2, 2016 at 7:52 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece for Well+Good about how you can essentially use a tidying technique to get over a breakup. I’ve been wanting to clean and purge our itty bitty apartment for months (OK, years) now. Neither Brian nor I […]

Planning A Puppy Graduation Party (And Other Life-Changing Plans & Goals)

Date: January 26, 2016 at 9:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

At the end of puppy class on Sunday, our teacher said, “Bring something kind of weird or different to wear for the next class.” I immediately perked up. We have just the thing for Ellie to wear! Upon further clarification, apparently […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Running & Puppies

Date: January 21, 2016 at 1:57 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 14

I was in a pretty foul mood this morning. Life is so hard. I got to bed late last night, so I chose not to go to yoga this morning as planned. I was stressing over my schedule and trying to […]

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