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Find Meaning (On the Run) with Alison Mariella Désir

Sep 17, 2018

On this episode, I speak with Rachel Gersten, a New York City therapist and health/wellness coach with a passion for helping people lead their healthiest lives possible.  Rachel and I met on instagram (not surprising - that's how I seem to meet most people!) and instantly connected based on our shared belief in...


Sep 10, 2018

I took a short (!) 4 months off to get my life together.  More specifically - get married, run trail races around the country, graduate from Columbia University and get a position working as a Mental Health Counselor (dream job!), participate in get out the vote efforts with Black Voters Matter and plan The Midterm...


May 14, 2018

Everyone needs a friend like Talisa Hayes in their life!  A fitness instructor and personal trainer, you may also know Talisa as a dedicated member of Harlem Run's leadership.  Talisa has run 19 ultramarathons (earning her nickname and IG handle "ultrarunningchick") and was set to retire from the distance last week at...


Apr 30, 2018

I had the opportunity of a lifetime last week to interview Miss Ida Keeling at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.  Let me say that again: I interviewed Miss Ida Keeling, the 102-year-old record holder in 60 meter and 100 meter distances for women in the 95-99 and 100-plus age groups, at...


Apr 16, 2018

Kelly Volpe is one of our Run4AllWomen ambassadors and a fierce advocate for women's rights.  On this episode, Kelly shares how we went from strangers to co-creators of the Run4AllWomen movement!  I love this episode because it really uncovers how important it is for each of us to just START and trust the process even...