Ali on the Run Show Episode 10: The Worst Mistakes I’ve Made as a Runner

The Ali on the Run Show

Episode 10

The 10 Worst Mistakes I’ve Made as a Runner

On this episode, I share my roundup of the worst mistakes I’ve made since I started running in 2008.

Show Notes: 

10. Wearing the wrong size sports bra.

My current favorite running bra is the Brooks UpLift Crossback.

9. Running that one time I had a fever.

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8. Not fully prioritizing my training.

I’m happy to get the miles in, but I get really lazy when it comes to foam rolling, cross-training, and stepping up my nutrition game.

7. Getting way too emotionally invested in running and taking the hard runs hard.

2011 Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon recap

6. Being a slave to my Garmin and obsessing over data.

My GPS watch

“Why I Run Naked” for Fitness magazine

5. Not running with friends sooner!

“14 Reasons to Embrace the Running Buddy” for Fitness magazine

4. Getting caught in the comparison trap.

3. Running through pain.

Finish Line Physical Therapy

2. Not taking enough rest days!

“How I Learned to Love Rest Days” for Fitness magazine

1. Forgetting to apply Body Glide.

Body Glide

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3 Responses

  1. HI Ali, I’ve been behind on listening (life) and just heard episode 6 this morning! I think I won your contest 🙂

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I’m the creator of the Ali on the Run blog and the host of the Ali on the Run Show podcast. I’m also a freelance writer and editor, a race announcer, a runner and marathoner, a mom, and a huge fan of Peanut M&Ms, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (way better than the first one!), and reliving my glory days as a competition dancer in the early 2000s. I’m really happy you’re here.
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