Tag Archives: Race Recaps

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Superhero Half Marathon 2018 Recap

Date: May 21, 2018 at 12:41 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

I ran the Superhero Half Marathon on Sunday! I was talking to my friend Sarah on Friday, and she said she was running a half on Sunday. I asked which one, and where, and she told me it was in […]

Bermuda Triangle Challenge 2018 Recap

Date: January 17, 2018 at 11:19 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 8

Back in August, my friend Erin (“Feeney,” from this point on — she’s the one I’m always hugging at finish lines) sent an email to a handful of friends, myself included. Subject: Your JetBlue Vacations Itinerary And then, in just […]

Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K Recap

Date: November 6, 2017 at 6:03 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 22

Saturday was the best day I’ve had in months. In fact, it may have been the best day I’ve had since this same weekend last year. I’d been enjoying a pretty good two-week stretch. Before that, things had been rough. […]

2017 Airbnb Brooklyn Half Recap

Date: May 21, 2017 at 9:49 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 5

I ran the Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon this weekend! Previous recaps: 2016, 2015, 2011 I made it to the start line and the finish line, and checked out pretty much every porta-potty in between. By the numbers, it was my […]

Stevens Cooperative School 5K Recap

Date: April 24, 2017 at 9:10 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 15

Man, just as soon as I say I feel like a “lazy runner” and that I’m kind of meh about running and am just enjoying it and don’t feel a fire, I go and run a teeny tiny 5K and […]

New York City Marathon 2016 Recap

Date: November 7, 2016 at 6:32 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 59

Yesterday was the best day ever. The past two and a half months have included many not-so-best days ever. So I just wanted a day. I wanted one day to run the New York City Marathon, because I knew that […]

The Inaugural Brooklyn Mile Recap

Date: August 16, 2016 at 11:51 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

On Sunday, I ran my first-ever mile race — the inaugural Brooklyn Mile! I was irrationally nervous about this race all week. Every time I would go on the race page, I would get a knot in my stomach — […]

NYRR Team Championships 2016 Recap

Date: August 3, 2016 at 10:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 6

I ran the NYRR Team Championships race on Saturday. The short: It was very hot, it was very humid, and I did not run my best, most well-executed race. I feel meh about it. I’m not necessarily disappointed, but I do […]

NYRR New York Mini 10K Recap

Date: June 13, 2016 at 10:44 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

It feels trivial to write a recap about the 10K I ran this weekend when there are so many more important things in the world to focus on right now. My heart is broken for the people of Orlando and […]

2016 Airbnb Brooklyn Half Recap

Date: May 22, 2016 at 6:05 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

It’s been more than 24 hours since I crossed the finish line at the 2016 Airbnb Brooklyn Half, and I’m still feeling that runner’s high. Yesterday was awesome. I’ve never been able to say that after the Brooklyn Half! Everything clicked […]