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I Did A Tempo Run Today

Date: March 13, 2012 at 9:29 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 26

I’m moving quite slowly this morning. Normally my commute to work takes about 35–40 minutes door-to-door, depending on how cooperative the downtown 4/5 trains decide to be. Usually they are “delayed momentarily because of train traffic ahead. Please be patient.” […]

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Uncharacteristic Things I Did This Weekend

Date: March 12, 2012 at 9:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

This weekend was wonderful in all the weirdest ways. Did I do all my usual things, like running and eventually showering and eating a lot? Yes, yes I did. But I also did many other things that are a bit […]

I Ran. Twice!

Date: March 9, 2012 at 9:02 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 51

For the past six days, I couldn’t eat. I barely slept. I didn’t even think about running. But yesterday? Oh sweet, beautiful yesterday. Yesterday I ate. I slept. And yes, I ran. Let’s talk about the running first, because that’s […]

Long Run DNF

Date: March 3, 2012 at 4:01 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 37

DNF = Did Not Finish. There’s a first time for everything, right? Let’s go back in time to recap this week a bit… Tuesday: Wake up brutally early to run seven miles before flying to L.A. for work. Embark on […]

Starting My Day With Speed

Date: February 28, 2012 at 5:44 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

Greetings from the west coast! I’m in sunny-but-not-super-warm Los Angeles until Friday for some work things, and even though the weather here is comparable to the crap you’re dealing with back in New York, I refuse to complain, because these […]

The Weekend Run Report: My First 50-Mile Week!

Date: February 27, 2012 at 9:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 65

On the running front, this weekend was spectacular. On all other fronts, it was great as well. But let’s focus on the running, because I am better at discussing 18 miles of fun than I am at describing the flavors […]

My 18-Mile Mentality

Date: February 24, 2012 at 9:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 74

Tomorrow will not be my first time attempting an 18-mile run. I did one 18-miler during Hamptons training, and it went really well. I feel like 18 is a solid distance. It’s far and it’s challenging, but on marathon day, […]

A Super Happy 7-Mile Morning

Date: February 22, 2012 at 9:34 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 50

Helloooooooo! Question: Did someone put some crack in my “granola bar” this morning? Or perhaps you mixed my “morning cocktail” (sink water) with Absinthe or something? I don’t know what’s happening, or what I’m on, but I’m in a wildly […]

Deep Thoughts & Tough Love

Date: February 21, 2012 at 9:21 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

You know I’m not really going to have actual “deep thoughts” that are groundbreaking in this post, right? I just don’t want your expectations to be very high. Good morning! This weekend wrapped itself up pretty perfectly. Yeah, Saturday’s run […]

14 Sucky Miles & Many Mistakes

Date: February 20, 2012 at 10:23 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 45

Yeah that’s right, Saturday’s long run was sucky. Since I started getting into distance running, each weekend brings an exciting challenge. Whether I’m training for a marathon or a half marathon, I look forward to my Saturday run, because it’s […]