Tag Archives: Washington DC

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Lessons I Learned This Weekend in D.C.

Date: August 15, 2011 at 8:10 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 37

I’m a little shocked I survived the BoltBus ride back to NYC yesterday. The trip took an hour and a half longer than it should have, probably due to the fact that the bus was being violently pelted by raindrops […]

Ali & Emily Sweat All Over The Nation’s Capital

Date: August 14, 2011 at 5:36 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 43

Um, you people really like T-shirts, huh? I am currently swimming in emails, Tweets, Facebook messages and comments from people demanding “I Heart Sweat” shirts. So here’s the deal with the shirts: I was informed over the weekend that the […]

A Divine Day In D.C.

Date: March 27, 2011 at 6:18 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 3

I’m safely back in NYC, relaxing on the couch with sweatpants, a glass of vino and some 16 Handles (duh). When we last “chatted,” I filled you in on all things “National Half Marathon” — click here to read my […]

National Half Marathon Recap

Date: March 27, 2011 at 9:06 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 49

It’s crazy that I spent months training for the National Half Marathon — and now it’s over! Here’s how the day went down… I woke up bright and early at 4:30 am. Surprisingly I didn’t feel tired — I was […]

1:44:48

Date: March 26, 2011 at 10:12 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

My full recap of the National 1/2 Marathon will come tomorrow. For now, I’ll update you just to let you know that I not only hit my goal of breaking 2 hours in the race, I also crushed my goal […]

‘Twas The Night Before Race Night

Date: March 25, 2011 at 8:33 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 12

We made it to DC! The bus ride took a bit longer than expected, but with good company I was plenty entertained. Also with a camera and an iPhone. After arriving in DC, our first stop was to the hotel […]

National Half Marathon Playlist

Date: March 25, 2011 at 10:32 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

Greetings from the interstate! I’m currently on a BoltBus with Ashley and Theodora headed for D.C. The plan once we get there? Run 13.1 miles. Our bus is packed with fellow runners, some of which are running the National 1/2 […]

A Star-Studded Evening on Broadway

Date: March 24, 2011 at 9:49 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 9

If you take one thing away from this post let it be my strong recommendation to go see The Book of Mormon on Broadway. I was beyond excited when my friend Alex invited me as her Plus One to opening […]

Prep Week Check-In

Date: March 23, 2011 at 7:52 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 10

Good morning! I’m running on not enough sleep today due to a late-night work event. I attended a gala at New York University’s Skirball Center, which I had never been to. The venue was gorgeous, and I love anything that […]

Pre-Race Paranoia

Date: March 22, 2011 at 7:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 6

With just four days left until the National 1/2 Marathon, the pre-race paranoia has officially set in. I’m worried my headphones will break before the race. (This happened to me during the second mile of the New York City half […]