Category Archives: Travel

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Surprise Party Success In Boston

Date: September 11, 2011 at 7:22 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 33

Hello. A few months ago, my amazingly smart sister-in-law, Michaela, passed the final part of her CPA exam. So when my brother Ryan emailed me about planning a surprise party in her honor — to celebrate not only her new […]

Taper To-Do List

Date: September 6, 2011 at 7:59 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 26

You know what’s awesome? Four day work weeks. You know what’s not awesome? I had my first marathon nightmare last night. I didn’t have a place to stay the night before the race, and then when I finally got a […]

Driving The Hamptons Marathon Course

Date: September 5, 2011 at 8:11 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

Well hello. I’m currently blogging from a hotel bed, where I just ate multiple delicious chocolate muffins for breakfast. Breakfast in bed? Isn’t that what I’m supposed to do on Labor Day? YES. After banging out a little 20-miler Saturday […]

The Day I Ate 20 Miles For Breakfast

Date: September 3, 2011 at 11:55 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 49

Today was the run I’ve been wanting. It was the run I needed. It was the run that convinced me I’m going to kick the crap out of the Hamptons Marathon on September 24. My confidence has officially been boosted. […]

Drinking & Blogging From Fire Island

Date: August 22, 2011 at 7:23 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 23

Warning: My day has consisted of this… Yes, that’s right. I’m sorry, Mom. I have been drinking. Only a little amount though. Lauren made me do it. And now I will attempt to blog. Quickly. There’s still some more champagne […]

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 […]

My Ideal Weekend In New Hampshire: Running, Biking, Eating, Swimming & Sleeping

Date: July 25, 2011 at 8:01 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 28

Sometimes I wake up on a Monday morning feeling sad. Monday means the weekend is over and the next weekend is a full five days away. Today, however, I woke up feeling fantastic. I feel rested. I feel excited about […]

Thankful Things Thursday: Winding Down From Disney

Date: July 7, 2011 at 1:57 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 26

I didn’t forget that today is Thursday. I’m just way late in posting due to traveling. At 4 am, when my alarm went off, I wasn’t feeling very thankful. But I am now, so let’s get to it. Here’s what […]

Orlando Day 3: Universal Studios & Margaritaville

Date: July 5, 2011 at 6:15 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 18

I’m sure these updates are getting a little boring. I’m still in Orlando. I’m still waking up early and going running. My alarm went off at 5 am today so I could cover six Coach Cane-prescribed miles. Of course, at […]