One podcast I’ve been loving is Ali on the Run hosted by Ali Feller. Ali interviews runners – both professional and non-professional. She’ll occasionally also have her husband on the pod for a chat.
Some of my favorite Ali on the Run episodes are:
- Episode #45: Andrea Barber aka Kimmy Gibbler – Full House and Fuller House
- Episode #50: Janae Baron – Hungry Runner Girl
- Episode #60: Emma Coburn – professional middle distance runner who specializes in the 3000-meter steeplechase
To close out each episode, Ali does a segment called “Sprint to the Finish” where she asks rapid-fire questions. I thought it would be fun to answer some of these questions in today’s post.
What would be your last meal on earth?
Papa Gino’s pizza, watermelon, french fries, lemonade and red wine.
I don’t ask for much. 🍕 🍉 🍟 🍋 🍷
What is your favorite movie?
Heavyweights. I used to rent this from the local video store as much as I could. SL ended up buying it for me for Christmas one year and that’s when I knew I would marry him (jkjkjk…I would have married him either way).
What is your favorite TV show?
Right now I’m loving Bull, For the People and, of course, This is Us but overall my favorite all-time TV show is Gilmore Girls.
What is your pet peeve?
Slow walkers. Get out of my way!
Where did you meet your husband?
At his house that I later moved into. I remember that whole night so well but I don’t think I said more than 10 words to SL that night.
When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A background dancer in music videos. Dream big girl!
What was your first job?
Grocery store cashier. I walked into the store one day and one of my friends had gotten a job there so I asked for an application because I thought it would be fun to work with my friend and I got the job a day later.
What is the last thing you and your husband fought about?
Building a garage. We both want one but logistically its kind of a nightmare and it SUPER expensive.
What is your race mantra?
I can do hard things. If I could have a second one, it would be, “Think of all the food you can eat after this.”
What is something that always makes you laugh?
My Dad Wrote a Porno podcast.
If you had a warning label for yourself, what would it say?
When people come to you for help, what do they usually want?
General life advice. I’m honest.
What is your favorite smell?
The ocean and fresh air.
One thing you cant run without?
Brooks Launch 4s. Has anyone run in the 5s yet? I love the 4s so much and I’m nervous that the 5s will not be as great.
Who was your childhood celebrity crush?
Devon Sawa. Where did he go?
Who is your favorite runner?
Shalane Flannigan. She lived a few towns over when I was younger so I’ve been following her career since high school.
Who would win in a race, you or your husband?
SL would. I hate admitting it, but he is way faster than I am.
You are starting a run club and you need to pick 5 founding members. Who would be in your run club?
Mugsy – My first half marathon training buddy
Jess – My run club coach
Emma Coburn – Professional runner, Olympian and steeplechaser. What the actual hell is the steeplechase?
Ali Feller – Duh.
Tom Brady – A girl can dream, right?!
And that’s that. If you like running and podcasts, check out Ali on the Run!
Linking up with Amanda for Thinking Out Loud.