Category Archives: Team Challenge

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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 — […]

Onto The Next!

Date: December 7, 2011 at 9:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

Yesterday’s Sadness Fest was fun, don’t you think? No! It wasn’t fun! It was silly. So I didn’t PR in Las Vegas like I had hoped. The great thing about that is that I’m over it now. Thank you all […]

PR Or No PR? Place Your Bets.

Date: December 4, 2011 at 2:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 49

So I’m in Las Vegas. I have arrived. Actually, I arrived at 9:30 am Vegas time on Friday. I’ve done some stuff since getting here, but we’ll get to that in a minute. Right now I’m slowly entering Race Day […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Getting Out Of Town

Date: December 1, 2011 at 9:51 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 54

Today is Thursday! Tomorrow I fly away. I like dinosaurs. Because why not start your day with a haiku? As my poem stated, today is Thursday, and in The Land of Ali (not a real place), that means it’s Thankful […]

The Reason I’m Running The Las Vegas Half

Date: November 29, 2011 at 9:07 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 54

I leave for Las Vegas in four days. I’ve been excited about this trip for a long time. Not only will I be running the Las Vegas Half Marathon on Sunday evening (attempting to PR — have I mentioned that?), […]

My Upcoming Race Goals

Date: November 18, 2011 at 9:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 74

All I want to do in life is talk about running and make lists and goals. Yesterday on my way to get Remicade, I snagged a seat on the crosstown bus and started typing out my 2012 Resolutions. I’m pretty […]

Next Stop: Las Vegas

Date: October 3, 2011 at 8:06 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

Dear person who decided the week would include 5 working days and 2 weekend days: You suck. Love, Ali Do I like coming to work every day? Yup. Sure do. But do I love the weekends when I don’t have […]

Sweet 16

Date: July 22, 2011 at 10:08 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 73

I did it! This morning, I made 16 miles my bitch. OK, that’s not totally true. In fact, those 16 miles sort of made me their bitch. But I got through those miles and ended today’s run — a new […]

Happy National Running Day!

Date: June 1, 2011 at 8:22 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 57

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. […]

Memorial Day Weekend 2011

Date: May 30, 2011 at 5:07 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

Um…Can every weekend be a long weekend? Everything about the past few days has been perfect. Since we last caught up, I’ve been to 16 Handles… I’ve been to Brooklyn… …and — surprise, Mom! — I’ve been to New Hampshire. […]