Tag Archives: National Half Marathon

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Thankful Things Thursday: For Everything

Date: March 31, 2011 at 8:03 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 17

It’s so easy to be thankful today because this week has been filled with amazing news and great people. So let’s get right to it… I’m thankful for my friends. This one is a no brainer, and I’ve written about […]

Race Photos Are Here!

Date: March 29, 2011 at 9:04 pm- by Ali- Comment(s): 27

Just when I thought my National Half Marathon fever had subsided, I came home to the email that the race photos had arrived. Yay! I never usually get decent running shots, so I’m thrilled that I actually got some OK […]

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, […]

Returning To The Routine

Date: March 28, 2011 at 8:05 am- by Ali- Comment(s): 12

Mondays in general aren’t necessarily the most fun days. But Mondays following awesome long weekends are particularly rough. I’d much rather be sitting on my couch catching up on missed DVR (while wearing my new race medal, of course) than […]

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 […]

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 […]