Tag Archives: Brooklyn Half Marathon

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My First Airbnb Experience

Date: May 21, 2015 at 9:42 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

This is a sponsored post! Meaning the cool people at Airbnb — the title sponsor for the Brooklyn Half — reached out to me before the Brooklyn Half Marathon and asked if I’d be interested in staying in one of […]

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 […]

I'm Afraid To Stop Loving Running

Date: March 5, 2013 at 7:42 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 36

First: I miss blogging. I really do. I have a lot to say, you know. All the time. Every day. But sadly, I don’t have a whole lot of time to say it and attempt to have it make sense. […]

The Things I'm Doing To Become A Better, Stronger, Faster Runner

Date: January 31, 2012 at 2:44 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 61

I attempted a speedwork session this morning. The plan was to follow an old workout Coach Cane used to give me when I was training for the Hamptons Marathon: 1 mile warm-up 1 mile at 5K pace (or sub-8:00, whatever […]

An Ode To New Runners

Date: June 29, 2011 at 6:32 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Good morning! It’s Remicade Day today, which means I was up nice and early this morning to squeeze in 5.5 miles before I head to the hospital. The run went pretty well. I rushed to get out the door, which […]


Date: June 15, 2011 at 8:25 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 60

I’ve spent all morning trying to write a post in my head. A positive post. A happy post. A post that will enlighten you and make you feel like today is going to be the greatest day in the world. […]

Everything About Today Will Be Great

Date: June 10, 2011 at 8:08 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

It’s Friday, and that’s just the first reason today is going to be a stellar day leading into a phenomenal weekend. Positivity, people. Embrace it. This week went by really quickly for me. It was productive, it included some great […]

My Brain Says Go, My Body Says No

Date: May 24, 2011 at 10:51 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

I’m writing this post from the comfort of my own apartment, where I’ve set up shop for the day. (Needless to say there will be no office bathroom outfit photo today — I’m wearing pajamas right now.) My body is […]

Weekend Wrap-Up

Date: May 23, 2011 at 8:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

Good morning! How was everyone’s weekend? Wonderful? [Yes.] Filled with running? [Yup.] Filled with ice cream? [No, sadly.] Filled with catching up on sleep? [Definitely not.] I ran the Brooklyn Half Marathon on Saturday (Here’s the full recap.) and although […]

Brooklyn Half Marathon Recap

Date: May 21, 2011 at 6:19 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 59

I wish I could tell you all that today’s race was perfect and wonderful and that I have a shiny new PR. Sorry. That’s not the recap you’re getting. Today’s race was my roughest one yet — but rest assured, […]