Tag Archives: Training

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Marathon On My Mind

Date: June 18, 2012 at 9:31 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 58

Good morning! Today I have Marathon Training Brain, so that’s what we’re going to talk about. In December of last year, I finally “qualified” for the 2012 New York City Marathon. I ran nine New York Road Runners races, I […]

A Changed Runner

Date: June 7, 2011 at 8:20 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

Good morning! It’s a beautiful day in NYC — the last beautiful day of the week, most likely, before we enter a crazy heat wave. Good thing I got an air conditioner this weekend. Good thing I haven’t installed it […]

When Coach Says “Don’t Run”

Date: May 9, 2011 at 8:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

It’s Monday…again. I swear, lately I blink and the weekend is over. Not cool. Not cool at all. If you’re catching up from the weekend, you didn’t miss much blogging on my end: On Friday, I celebrated my birthday! The […]

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, […]

Give Me Your Marathon Advice

Date: April 25, 2011 at 7:49 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

Good morning! I can’t believe I’m already back at the office. This weekend felt like it lasted about two seconds. In case you unplugged for the weekend, here’s what you missed in Ali On The Run land: I announced that […]

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 […]

It’s Always Training Season

Date: March 28, 2011 at 9:09 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

My bags are unpacked, my medal is put away and — after a Chisel and Spinning session at the gym tonight — my legs are no longer sore. The National Half Marathon is officially over. Sad! Don’t get me wrong, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stopping and Stretching

Date: October 9, 2010 at 12:09 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 1

I’ve only been distance running for about a year and a half now. So by no means am I an expert on the subject. I definitely still have a lot to learn. Since I started half-marathon training back in February […]

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