Tag Archives: Coach Cane

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I Am A Marathoner: The Official Hamptons Marathon Recap

Date: September 25, 2011 at 6:11 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 313

Wow. This weekend has been insane. I hope you’re in the mood for a lengthy post, because that’s what you’re about to get. In case you’re quite busy, let me summarize my weekend for you: I ran my first marathon. […]

I Will Run A Marathon Tomorrow

Date: September 23, 2011 at 9:59 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 146

So the Big Day is finally here. Well. It’s tomorrow. Today is all about resting, relaxing, hydrating, carbing, salting, driving and outlet shopping. What? There are outlets on the way to the Hamptons…I don’t think it’s weird that my priorities […]

Thankful Things Thursday: For Everything That Will Help Me Run A Marathon

Date: September 22, 2011 at 8:36 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 59

It’s the last Thankful Things Thursday before the marathon. Dun dun dunnnn. It’s. So. Dramatic. I have so much to be grateful for today — everything from helpful humans to sweaty shirt sales to, as always, graph paper — so […]

What Marathon Training Has Taught Me

Date: September 21, 2011 at 8:47 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 52

I don’t know if I’ll like running a marathon. 26.2 miles might be too much for me. I plan to find out on Saturday. But I do know that I have loved training for this marathon. Many people may disagree. […]

Visualization & My Race Day Playlist

Date: September 20, 2011 at 7:57 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 59

I always thought visualization was a B.S. technique. The first time I took a real yoga class, the instructor told us to close our eyes and imagine we were in a field filled with pixie dust. Clearly the A-hole in […]

The Perfect Pre-Marathon Weekend

Date: September 18, 2011 at 4:24 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 19

After yesterday’s race (and subsequent brunch), I returned to my apartment for a disappointingly cold shower and then very quickly morphed into Psycho Freakout Mode. Yes, Psycho Freakout Mode is an actual clinical condition. I know because I just diagnosed […]

FITNESS Mind, Body & Spirit Games Recap

Date: September 17, 2011 at 2:13 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 31

Three years ago I toed the start line at my very first running race: the FITNESS Mind, Body & Spirit Games 4-miler in Central Park. I had just started running and hardly considered myself “a runner.” I was super nervous, […]

Pressure

Date: September 16, 2011 at 8:09 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 32

Confession: I didn’t go to work yesterday. All week — OK, all year? — I’ve been overly stressed about many things, most of which stem from my involvement with Run For The Rabbit. Training with JackRabbit and Coach Cane for […]

Dance Parties Are The Cure

Date: September 14, 2011 at 8:20 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 68

Yesterday was maybe not the best day. Or at least yesterday afternoon wasn’t so great. I got an email that frustrated the heck out of me and that drove me to do three things: Pick up the phone to call […]

Strong Is Sexy

Date: September 13, 2011 at 8:28 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 85

Last night I took a Chisel class at the gym. I hadn’t been to class — or done any quality strength training — for a few weeks. I was convinced all my hard-earned strength would be lost and I envisioned […]