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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 […]

A Letter To The Las Vegas Half Marathon

Date: October 22, 2011 at 4:27 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 34

Dear Race On The Strip, Hello. I just wanted to shoot you a quick note to let you know how much I’m looking forward to seeing you on December 4. It’s coming up quickly! In just six weeks I’ll be […]

Scenes From Irene

Date: August 28, 2011 at 6:08 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 26

I’m happy (and lucky) to report that Hurricane Irene managed to swerve her little path around the Upper East Side for the most part. I was awake for plenty of torrential downpouring and some pretty heavy winds, but that was […]

Black & White & Rainy All Over

Date: May 18, 2011 at 7:56 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 35

My body is hurting today! Turns out, marathon training — even in the early weeks — is kind of hard. After yesterday’s stellar run, I proceeded to sit at a desk all day. I prefer a more active recovery, but […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Good Advice & Brussels Sprouts

Date: May 12, 2011 at 8:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

Happy Thursday! I have a lot to be thankful for today, so let’s get right down to it! I’m thankful for my new, wonderfully fluffy, bright orange comforter. Have I not obsessed over this enough this week? I know, I […]

Hamptons Marathon Training: Week 1

Date: May 3, 2011 at 7:46 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

Well I’ve already strayed from my training plan. Sorry, Coach Cane. The way I’ll be receiving my training plans is through an online log Coach Cane has set up for me. He’ll plan my workouts one week at a time, […]

The Usual

Date: April 20, 2011 at 7:09 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 25

Last night I wrote about how I’ve been stressed to the max. One thing that definitely helps ease stress — whether it’s over something life-changing or tiny and tedious — is sticking with a regular routine. This morning I woke […]

Thankful Things Thursday: A Late Start

Date: April 14, 2011 at 9:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

Due to the fact that I got pretty much no sleep last night, I’m running a little behind schedule this morning. My stuffy nose had me tossing, turning and struggling to breathe. Even Tylenol PM didn’t pull through for me […]

Rise & Run

Date: March 29, 2011 at 8:08 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 20

I was excited to wake up this morning. Like, really excited. I knew it was going to be sunny out — even if it was really, really cold — and my plan was to head for Central Park instead of […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Race Week Edition

Date: March 24, 2011 at 7:54 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

There’s so much to be grateful for today, so I’m getting right to it. Here’s what I’m feeling thankful for today… I’m thankful I got all my laundry done! Since I leave tomorrow morning for D.C. (and I have an […]