Weekly Wrap for 2.12.18-2.24.18 – New York, New York….


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Another travel work week but at least, I didn’t have to drive and it wasn’t as cold and snowy as Buffalo.  And the best part, there are lighted paths to run.

Yes, “New York, New York. It’s a wonderful town…”

Last week – 

  • Monday – Off to NYC for work and set up in Queens.  As soon as I was done and back in Manhattan, I headed to the East River to do some running.

5.5 miles – 4 of which were to and from the river on the crowded streets of the city

  • Tuesday – As soon as I got back to Manhattan after work in Queens, I changed my clothes and took off to run. This time it was along the Hudson River. I got a late start and missed the sunset but still a decent run away from home.

4 miles (2 miles to and from the river). Chillier than Monday so I added gloves, vest & beanie but not complaining – warmer than last week.

  • Wednesday –  Of course, I could not be in NYC and not run in Central Park. To save time (and my legs), I took the subway to Columbus Circle and ran around the park. I was really dragging but got in my steps by walking back to my hotel.

so tired but got 2.5 miles in (barely)

sights along my walk (the top pic is Rockefeller Center)

  • Thursday – Unfortunately, I had to stay in the hotel to do a webinar and could not get out to run or walk.  Instead, I met with a Skirt Sports ambassador.  We chatted and had drinks.  Hopefully the next time I come to NYC, we can meet in Central Park to run together.

after almost 2 hours, we felt like we had know each other for years…or maybe it was the 2 glasses of wine

  • Friday – Another scheduled rest day since I had to take the train home after work. Totally exhausted because I get up every morning at 5:30 am and stay up late watching the Olympics. Plus even if I don’t run, I walk 5 miles (train, subway, work, lunch) each day.
  • Saturday – Finally reunited with my running friends for an early morning run. I really didn’t feel like getting up to run but as usual, I was glad that I did.  I ran 2 miles at home and then drove with Barbara to meet the others. I ran with Barbara for about 3 miles but decided to let her go ahead because she was running faster than I wanted to.  So I ran the remaining 5ish by myself.  Afterwards, we all met for breakfast.

lots of sunshine, clear path in one direction on the Nisky Bike Path

  • Sunday – The last Winter Series race was scheduled for today. Even though, I ran yesterday, I couldn’t turn down a free race. I woke up to snow which did make me nervous but Barbara and I decided to go anyway. I didn’t plan to race and the wind was insane.  The good news – I met a fellow Skirt Sports ambassador and won my age group.  Yup, another good day for this runner.

4.5 miles and a course PR

This Coming Week

  • Monday  Day OFF from work, 3 miles
  • Tuesday – 2 TM miles before tennis
  • Wednesday4 miles, mall walk with BFF
  • Thursday rest day, dinner with an old friend
  • Friday – rest day, mah jongg
  • Saturday11 miles
  • Sunday – rest day, dinner out with tennis ladies

Please link up for the Weekly Wrap hosted by these wonderful bloggers Holly @ HoHoRuns and NEW host Wendy @ Taking the Long Way Home 

Happy Running! How is your running going? What’s new with you? How are you dealing with winter? Please share.

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39 thoughts on “Weekly Wrap for 2.12.18-2.24.18 – New York, New York….

  1. I’m glad you had some great runs in while you were in the city. So jealous! Congrats on your age group award. I certainly would not turn down a free race. How fun to meet two SS ambassadors in one week! Thanks for linking!

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  2. Looks like you had some great scenery on your runs this week! Can I ask what you do that you get to do so much traveling for work? I don’t ever get to go anywhere!

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