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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 […]

Thankful Things Thursday: I Refuse To Be Injured

Date: February 16, 2012 at 9:39 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 48

Happy Thursday to you. I’ve been slacking on the blogging front a bit lately because sometimes life just gets in the way. Yesterday, for example, I decided it was more important to lay in a hotel bed for an extra […]

Things I Love

Date: February 14, 2012 at 9:38 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

I have never been a big Valentine’s Day person. (No, I did not just Google “Does Valentine’s Day have an apostrophe?”) Sure I can get on board with some Hallmark cards, chocolate and cheesy celebrations, why not? But every year […]

I Promise To Take Better Care Of My Body

Date: February 13, 2012 at 9:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Last weekend, my running buddy Megan wrote a blog post about how she was being all crazy and reckless and stuff. The gist? She ran 16 miles without much breakfast, spent plenty of time throughout the weekend drinking and didn’t […]

Thankful Things Thursday: I Am Dizzy But I Am Happy

Date: February 9, 2012 at 9:34 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

Good morning! I missed you yesterday. I was home sick from work, and in true Ali fashion I hardly used my sick day to actually rest. Sometimes I’m so dumb. Instead of laying down and eating grilled cheese sandwiches (my […]

10 Great Things That Happened This Weekend

Date: February 6, 2012 at 2:42 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Every weekend I say to myself, “Hey, self, you should blog on Saturday or Sunday or something, that way you don’t have to spend Monday just recapping your weekend, because that is probably not interesting for many people.” And then […]

Random Thoughts Friday: My Feet Are Shrinking & Coach Cane Has A Cute Kid

Date: February 3, 2012 at 2:20 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 32

I don’t have any big life lessons to share today. My brain isn’t clogged with wisdom (though really, is it ever?) and my thoughts aren’t too profound. But as always, I’ll divulge a bit of what’s on my mind, because […]

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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 […]

My Return To Long Runs

Date: January 30, 2012 at 4:28 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 65

Good morning! Ali On The Run looks a little different today, right? The blog makeover is still a work in progress, but many hours were spent over the weekend moving this little blog to actually being self-hosted, and doing the […]

“I Want” Vs. “I Need”

Date: January 17, 2012 at 9:18 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

Hello! If you were one of the lucky ones who got to enjoy a three-day weekend, welcome back! I hope you took advantage of that extra day off and did something awesome, like went skydiving, or slept past 8 am. […]