To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, August 21, 2009


So, I am SUPPOSED to be training for the Chicago Marathon.

And, some weeks I REALLY do.

Last week I ran 40 miles.

This week, I ran 4! Oops.

Clearly, I am not going to give any Kenyans a run for their money.

Last weekend my parents called to book their flights so they could come watch me at the finish line.

My dad lovingly directed me to this ACTUAL 2006 Chicago Marathon finishing clip.

He said "try not to do that!"

Ha ha ha! If only I could finish in 2:07... or 3:07... or even 4:07, I'd be stoked, even if I did pull an "Adere".


Amanda said...

Yeah Ali, no throwing your hands up in the air to "signify your victory." You never know what could happen. Is it bad if that made me want to giggle a little bit?

Brett Fisher said...

I respectfully disagree, I think you should do that, minus the bleeding and head trauma, of course!