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Marathon Training

If you missed it, I’m running the Chicago Marathon this October! (Don’t be fooled by the “!,” I’m a little frightened. Read on…) I don’t anticipate my posts to be all about running because it’s not my whole life (okay, it is my whole life. whatever), but I’m three long runs into marathon training already and [...]

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Back in Action

by Allie on June 26, 2014 · 28 comments

in Marathon Training,Yoga

Hi! Wow, it’s been awhile. I’m so thrilled you’re here! That was a much longer break than I anticipated, but much much needed. There was a time when I was so focused on blogging that it started to get in the way of my life and I needed to shift around my priorities. Now, coming back, I [...]


My first race recap post! Are you ready? Time: 4:34:19 Overall: 10,352 out of 23,529 (top 50%!!) Females: 3,370 out of 10,004 Age group (20-24): 290 out of 711 Having never run a race before (not even spectated!), I had absolutely NO idea what to expect. It was like my first day of school. I [...]


I Ran a Marathon!

by Allie on October 28, 2012 · 53 comments

in Marathon Training,Running

I DID IT!!! I ran a marathon! My official time was 4:34. Average pace: 10:28 min/mile. What an incredible experience. 26.2 miles I will never ever forget. My Garmin calculated 26.77 miles, which I can actually believe because I did quite a bit of swerving. Between the long walk from the Metro station to the [...]

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