Category Archives: Hamptons Marathon Training

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Healthy Kidney 10K Recap

Date: May 14, 2011 at 1:20 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

I ran a 10K in Central Park this morning. My stomach didn’t explode during the race. That’s good. I wore hot pink. That’s also good. I came out of the race with a new 10K PR. Definitely good, right? (Even […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Good Advice & Brussels Sprouts

Date: May 12, 2011 at 8:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

Happy Thursday! I have a lot to be thankful for today, so let’s get right down to it! I’m thankful for my new, wonderfully fluffy, bright orange comforter. Have I not obsessed over this enough this week? I know, I […]

Hamptons Marathon Training: Week 2

Date: May 10, 2011 at 8:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 21

Good morning! It’s only the second week of official training for the Hamptons Marathon, but already I’m loving having a coach and definitely enjoying following a specific training plan. As I mentioned yesterday, I was a little bitter when I […]

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 […]

Older & Wiser

Date: May 7, 2011 at 4:33 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 7

Thank you all so much for the overwhelming birthday wishes yesterday! I felt very loved on the blog, Twitter, Facebook and, of course, in real life. (I know, real life? What’s that?) I had a lovely, low-key day, which was […]

Thankful Things Thursday: I Like Lime Green

Date: May 5, 2011 at 8:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 40

We made it to Thursday! Has this week felt ridiculously long to anyone else? The days have gone by fast but man, the week has a whole has been a little brutal. Still, today is a good day. Despite the […]

Remicade Day

Date: May 4, 2011 at 8:51 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 13

Remember last night when I was all, “I’m going to get in that Remicade chair and be sooooo productive and awesome?” Ha. Hahaha. That definitely didn’t happen at all. My day started off with a comfortable 3-mile run per Coach […]

Prioritizing

Date: May 3, 2011 at 7:36 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 24

Last night I wrote about how I’m in a good place right now. That’s true, don’t get me wrong. I’m happy to be settled in my new apartment. I’m being productive every day at work, which is a good feeling. […]

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, […]

Post-Long Run Survival

Date: May 1, 2011 at 3:07 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 17

I came to a realization this weekend: The hardest part of marathon training isn’t going to be the long runs. It’ll be the long run recovery. I’m still so pumped that I ran 14.5 miles yesterday. Three years ago I […]