Alicia is an energetic runner with a penchant for hills. She really likes running. And coffee. And sparkles. She also keeps a blog at 50/50: A Dating Documentary, where she writes about going a first date in every state. A documentary about her experiences is in post-production, and she expects there will be at least one shot of her running in the final cut.
Thinking about running while I’m running, finding ridiculously long hills I have not yet conquered, attempting to be hard core, casual discussions about time spent working out, accidentally being motivated or being motivational, cheerleading, riding my bike to work, indoor soccer, long flights of earthquake disrupted stairs in Oakland, participating in triathlons, anyone else participating in triathlons, sports psychology, sunglasses, finding potential in unlikely places, listening to podcasts of radio broadcasts, eating grilled mushrooms for lunch, running in unfamiliar territory, not wearing socks in my running shoes, getting into cold pools on hot mornings, rain, the backstroke, scavenger hunts, taking dance classes with my brother, the month of November, magnets, unplanned group singing, mistletoe, macaroons, teamwork, being encouraging, lying to Kristin about how much longer we have to run, the shuffle option on the iPod, not being injured, people who are new to running, signing up for road races with friends, putting my hair in a ponytail when I know I’m about to get to run…