Tag Archives: Races

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My Weekend (Spectating!) at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Date: March 4, 2020 at 11:13 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 4

It’s been three days since I got home from Atlanta. Three days later, and I’m still so hyped. I am so glad I chose to go to Atlanta to watch the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials. I think I booked […]

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2018 New Jersey Half Marathon Recap

Date: April 30, 2018 at 12:21 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

I ran the 2018 New Jersey Half Marathon this weekend and, just like last year, it was the best! By the numbers: I finished in 1:58.33, which is a 9:03 minute per mile pace. I made two bathroom stops, saw at […]

Things I Think About A Lot

Date: February 12, 2018 at 8:46 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

Hello hello hello! It’s been a while since I’ve popped in here with an actual post and life update. I miss doing these! (Quick, someone add a few hours to the day and I’ll start blogging daily again!) I have […]

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Ali on the Run Show Episode 47: Brian Cristiano's Great Turkey Trot of 2014

Date: November 22, 2017 at 6:56 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 6

The Ali on the Run Show Episode 47 Guest: Brian Cristiano Listen on iTunes I SoundCloud I Overcast I Stitcher I Google Play Three years ago, my now-husband, Brian Cristiano, and I lined up at the start of two very different Turkey Trots. Though both races were five miles, […]

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 […]

Cranford Cougar Dash 5K Recap

Date: April 2, 2017 at 7:09 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 14

I said it last year, and I’ll say it again today: I love racing 5Ks. They’re short and fast and fun and the minute you’re ready to barf, you’re across the finish line — and at that point, it’s probably […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 14: My 10 Favorite Races

Date: March 28, 2017 at 6:57 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

The Ali on the Run Show Episode 14 My 10 Favorite Races Listen on iTunes I SoundCloud I Overcast I Stitcher I Google Play On this episode, I count down the top 10 races I’ve ever run, and I share […]

My 2014 Game Changers

Date: January 2, 2015 at 9:40 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 39

For the past two years, I wasn’t really into the “year end recap” thing. I cringed looking back on the two previous years, and wanted pretty desperately to just move forward. As I said time and time again, 2012 and […]

The Greatest Day: My New York City Marathon Recap

Date: November 5, 2013 at 7:41 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 164

I spent the week leading up to the New York City Marathon thinking about many of my “worst case scenarios” for race day. Ignore the fact that I hadn’t totally “properly trained” by most peoples’ standards — I did enough […]

Returning To My Happy Place

Date: September 26, 2012 at 7:58 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 41

If you are someone who has a calendar, or if you are simply the type of person who is generally aware of the date, you know that Monday was September 24. Ah, September 24. Last year, I spent months — […]