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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 […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Marathon Edition

Date: September 29, 2011 at 8:26 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 62

Question: What’s my grace period for marathon obsession? I hope it’s not over yet, because in today’s edition of Thankful Things Thursday my happy thoughts are all mostly marathon related. I could talk about other things if you want, like […]

I Am A Marathoner: The Official Hamptons Marathon Recap

Date: September 25, 2011 at 6:11 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 313

Wow. This weekend has been insane. I hope you’re in the mood for a lengthy post, because that’s what you’re about to get. In case you’re quite busy, let me summarize my weekend for you: I ran my first marathon. […]

Thankful Things Thursday: For Everything That Will Help Me Run A Marathon

Date: September 22, 2011 at 8:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 59

It’s the last Thankful Things Thursday before the marathon. Dun dun dunnnn. It’s. So. Dramatic. I have so much to be grateful for today — everything from helpful humans to sweaty shirt sales to, as always, graph paper — so […]

Pressure

Date: September 16, 2011 at 8:09 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 32

Confession: I didn’t go to work yesterday. All week — OK, all year? — I’ve been overly stressed about many things, most of which stem from my involvement with Run For The Rabbit. Training with JackRabbit and Coach Cane for […]

Noteworthy Numbers

Date: September 9, 2011 at 8:12 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

I’ve got numbers on the brain today. For example, 10:30. That’s what time I left the office last night. I wasn’t thrilled, but I can’t complain too much. My job rarely requires me to stay at the office past 5:30ish, […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Embracing The Rain & A Giveaway Winner

Date: September 8, 2011 at 8:51 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 31

It’s another rainy day in NYC, but I predict the sun will come out this afternoon. I’m obviously a skilled meteorologist, so you should go ahead and trust my conviction. In addition to gloomy weather, today also brings along another […]

My Semi-Ridiculous, Uncontrollable Pre-Marathon Emotions

Date: September 2, 2011 at 8:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

Since late April, I’ve been training for the Hamptons Marathon. For a long time, that marathon seemed so far away. I focused my energy each week on my weekday runs and my weekend long run. I never really thought much […]

Don’t Fear The Running Buddy (Plus A Giveaway!)

Date: August 31, 2011 at 8:44 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 53

I talk to runners all the time who are “afraid” of running with other people. And you see, I can relate: I used to be one of those runners. When I started running in 2008, I lived with a runner. […]

The Countdown Is On: One Month Until Marathon Day

Date: August 24, 2011 at 8:17 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 50

Holy crap. Today is August 24. The Hamptons Marathon is on September 24. Let’s do some math, shall we? I have one month until race day. One month from today and I’ll be stepping up to that start line with […]