Ali on the Run Show Episode 129: LIVE at the United Airlines NYC Half

Ali on the Run Show LIVE

“Start stuff. If you believe in something, just start it.” —Mary Wittenberg It was an honor to host this live show at New York Road Runners the day before the United Airlines NYC Half. I was joined by four exemplary leaders in the running community: Mary Wittenberg, former NYRR and Virgin Sport president and CEO; […]

Ali on the Run Show Episode 26: My Running Story

The Ali on the Run Show Episode 26 Listen on iTunes I SoundCloud I Overcast I Stitcher I Google Play I never expected to be a runner — and I certainly never expected running to be something I actually enjoy. On this episode, I take a run back in time (too cheesy?) to share how […]

Does A PR Last A Lifetime?

The first few years of racing are, in my opinion, the best. At least for me they were. When I ran my first race — the FITNESS Mind, Body & Spirit Games 4-mile race in Central Park in 2008 — I was clueless about running and had no idea what to expect from this thing […]

I Am Not Running The Eugene Marathon

For three years, I woke up every single day excited about running. It was always something I looked forward to. Days without a run-induced sweat just weren’t as rewarding as run days. Often times, I would ride one runner’s high right into the next one. I ran my first half marathon in July 2009 in […]

Night Runners Deserve All The Credit

One of the questions I get all the time is, “Where do you get your legwarmers?” Another frequently asked thing is, “How do you wake up so early to run every day?” The truthful answer is that I have always been a morning person. Waking up at 5 AM is so much easier for me […]

Things In Life I Have No Desire To Do

Good morning! It’s been a busy 12 hours in my life. Last night Brian and I looked at one apartment, fell in love and are now in the process of submitting an application. My fingers and toes are crossed in hopes that this actually works out. I also braided my hair today. I figured crossing […]

Racing Scares Me

I have always said that I love running, but I don’t love racing. So why am I signed up for the Las Vegas Half Marathon again? And a handful of other races before the year is over? Racing is fun, sure. I like the energy on race day. I like the pre-race nerves I get. […]