Category Archives: Running

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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 […]

Hey. What's Up? Hello!

Date: September 15, 2015 at 3:29 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

Yesterday, I called to make an appointment to get a spray tan — my first spray tan ever, very reluctantly — because I have a bad case of “summer running” on my back and my wedding dress is not, in […]

NYRR Team Championships Recap

Date: August 4, 2015 at 1:28 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

I went into 2015 with only one race on my calendar. I trained hard for it — too hard, maybe? — and it didn’t go well. With no marathon happening for me this fall on account of the whole wedding […]

Keeping Running Fun (There's A Giveaway!)

Date: June 16, 2015 at 2:43 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 173

Running. What a roller coaster. (I always want roller coaster to be one word.) (I also always want to ride roller coasters when I should be doing work.) (I also also sometimes worry that roller coasters are not safe at […]

Do What's Going To Make You Happy

Date: June 9, 2015 at 11:30 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

A few weeks ago, Brian and I ventured out to the North Fork of Long Island for a day. A day to chill. A day to celebrate 30. A day to actually hang out together in a non-cramped, stress-free, “no […]

What I’ve Been Up To Lately

Date: June 1, 2015 at 1:46 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

Hi! I’ve missed you. Life lately has been busy. And hot. And now rainy. And mostly good. In lieu of an organized, beautifully coherent post, here instead is a mass roundup of “My Life Lately.” Consider it a highlight reel. […]

Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon Recap

Date: May 18, 2015 at 3:58 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

Well. I crossed the start line, I ran 13.1 miles to Coney Island, and I crossed the finish line. So I ran the race, yes! But in reality, I quit — like completely gave up in almost every aspect — […]

My Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon Hopes, Dreams, Goals, & Thanks

Date: May 14, 2015 at 2:09 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 17

I have run the Brooklyn Half Marathon once before. It was 2011, and I had just started training for my first marathon. I was in the best shape of my life. I was fast, fit, strong, and confident. The Brooklyn […]