Tag Archives: National 1/2 Marathon

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Welcome, Spring!

Date: March 21, 2011 at 7:57 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 14

Good morning! It’s officially spring, and although the sun isn’t out and the air isn’t warm, I’m still excited to know that nicer days are on the way. This weekend we definitely got a glimpse of the changing seasons. If […]

Entering Race Day Mode

Date: March 20, 2011 at 4:55 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

The countdown is on! In less than one week, I will be traveling to D.C. to run the National 1/2 Marathon. Despite the fact that I’ve been sick for the past week, I’m getting totally pumped for the trip and […]

How I Sabotaged My Own Run

Date: February 19, 2011 at 4:00 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 16

Today’s long run was really, really difficult for me. In all honesty, I blame myself for many of the factors that led to today’s confidence shaker. My initial plan/hope was to run 12 miles. As you know, I’m training for […]

The Wrong Side of the Bed

Date: January 13, 2011 at 8:49 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 12

Uh oh. I woke up craaaaanky today. For some reason I can’t shake my bad mood. Why so glum, you ask? Well, for lots of petty reasons, actually. I set my alarm to get up and run this morning — […]

To Become a Road Runner…

Date: January 10, 2011 at 9:42 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

Today has been mostly — OK, totally — awesome. Why, you ask? I’ll tell you. In list form, of course. Because that’s how I roll. I slept in! I didn’t get out of bed until 6:30 am (ahem, that’s a […]

Let Training Season Begin!

Date: January 10, 2011 at 8:44 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

Good morning! As I mentioned briefly in yesterday’s post, I’m registered for a race! Until last week, I only had one race scheduled for 2011: The Colon Cancer 15K in Central Park. I basically signed up for that race so […]