Tag Archives: Fairfield Half Marathon

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Fairfield Half Marathon Recap

Date: June 23, 2014 at 12:37 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

All my life, I’ve never been big on spontaneity. I tend to enjoy well-laid plans and have a keen ability to follow through. Life according to plan is what thrills me. That’s changed quite a bit over the past two […]

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 […]

Fear

Date: July 20, 2011 at 8:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 56

The other day, Dori sent me this link about some creepy things happening on the Upper East Side. Awesome! There’s a serial groper roaming my ‘hood? Ew. I didn’t think much of it at the time, other than thinking, “That’s […]

I Have A Great Feeling About Today

Date: July 12, 2011 at 8:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 47

It’s a good day. Who’s with me? You can complain about the heat all you want, but I know I’m not going to let a little upper lip sweat during my morning commute bring me down. What? You don’t get […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Comeback Time

Date: June 30, 2011 at 8:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

Confession: For the past month, I’ve dreaded Thursdays. With that whole lame Crohn’s Disease thing coming at me full force, I found it difficult to push past how my body was feeling in an effort to think happy thoughts. But […]

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 […]

On Running, Racing, Recovery & Rewards

Date: June 28, 2011 at 8:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 38

It’s been 48 hours since the Fairfield Half Marathon and my body is very slowly coming back to life. Very slowly. I felt really dehydrated all day yesterday so I was chugging water at my desk. That meant I was […]

Fairfield Half Marathon Recap

Date: June 27, 2011 at 8:15 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 44

How do you recap a race you kind of hated? Sigh. Well, let me clarify: I hated the course and I hated the weather. But there was plenty about yesterday’s Fairfield Half Marathon that I loved. I went into this […]

Still A Success

Date: June 26, 2011 at 6:55 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 26

It’s been a long day. I was up at 4:30 am in order to get up to Connecticut for today’s Fairfield Half Marathon. The full recap will come tomorrow — because right now my priorities are frozen yogurt and sleep […]

‘Twas The Night Before Fairfield

Date: June 25, 2011 at 6:17 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 26

Tomorrow I will run 13.1 miles through Fairfield, CT. The way I see it, this race could go one of two ways: I wake up, feel amazing, say F-you Crohn’s and totally dominate the course. (I love this option.) I […]