Ali on the Run Show
About This Show
Welcome to the Ali on the Run Show — your best running buddy! This is a podcast where we talk about working hard, running hard, and doing whatever it takes to break a physical and mental sweat. I’m your host, Ali Feller, and I’m a writer and editor in New York City. I write about health and fitness for Women’s Health, Self, Shape, Allure, Fitness, and more, and am the former editor in chief of Dance Spirit magazine. I also blog at Ali on the Run, which is what inspired this podcast. Every week on this show, I'll bring on guests to talk about everything from marathon training and yoga to mental health and wellness. Bring us along on your next run — I’ll do my best to leave you feeling excited, inspired, and ready to pick up the pace along the way.
Most Recent Episode
23. Lauren Conkey: 3:18 Marathoner, Mother & Public Health Advocate
2 days ago
Lauren Conkey is 3:18 marathoner, vegetarian, and mom to two girls, Amelia (3) and Mabel (8 months). She's the blogger behind the now-retired Health on the Run, and lives in Rhode Island, where she works in public health — and on this episode we find out what that actually means and what her job entails. Lauren and I have been friends for years — an internet friendship success story! — so I wanted to use this episode to catch up on her life, her running, and how life has changed since having two kids (spoiler: it’s changed a lot). Lauren shares how she got started running — a story that involves her runner dad convincing her to run a mile on a track so she could stay up until midnight on New Year’s Eve — and went on to shave 20 minutes off her marathon time, and gets personal talking about running before, during, and after her pregnancies. She also opens up about her recent miscarriage and how she returned to running afterward. You don’t have to have kids to appreciate Lauren’s wise words and reflections on life as a runner mom!
Stuff We Mention on the Show:
New York City Marathon: http://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/
Cleveland Marathon: http://www.clevelandmarathon.com/
Manchester City Marathon: http://www.millenniumrunning.com/marathon
Ali’s Manchester City Marathon Recap: http://www.aliontherunblog.com/2012/11/06/from-413-to-351-my-manchester-city-marathon-recap/
New York City Marathon Weekend 2011: http://www.aliontherunblog.com/2011/11/07/new-york-city-marathon-weekend/
Retired blog: https://healthontherun.wordpress.com/
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