Weekly Wrap for 2.26.18-3.4.18: Job #2


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Again the second week in a row that I did not travel for work.  Because I took time off from Job #1 to work Job #2.  Hey, I gotta pay for those race-cations!

Last week – 

  • Monday – After a rainy cold Sunday, the sun came out. It was very windy and felt colder than the actual temps. But glad to get a run in at one of my favorite stops – The Crossings.

in the bottom left pic, you can see a decorated Xmas tree

  • Tuesday – for Job #2 I worked at my old job’s locale. It was so nostalgic to get to run in nearby Washington Park. There was no wind today so more pleasant but I had to rush to beat the sunset.

in the pic on the bottom right, a runner is taking a photo of her dog.

  • Wednesday – Back at Job #1 and almost 60 degrees motivated me to run for the 3rd day in a row. Got a late start and had to run a speedy 2 miles in the dark back to my car.

used the flashlight on my iphone…wish I had my knuckle lights

  • Thursday – Back at Job #2. Finally a rest day and dinner out with a former colleague whom I had seen in awhile.
  • Friday – Rest Day #2 in a row due to the lousy weather.  Yes, we had a SNOWSTORM!!! Even my evening of mah jongg was cancelled 😦

pretty unless you have drive or run in it.

  • Saturday – Long Run Saturday. I had 12 on the schedule and was hoping for some company for at least part of the run. Always a challenge to figure out where to run and if the road/path is clear from ice and snow. Barbara offered to run with me but that before we had all that snow on Friday. So I ended running up with some other friends at the Crossings for 3.5 miles. The roads were all clear but not the paths so after my friends left, I ran 4 miles in a nearby neighborhood but when I returned to the park, the paths had been cleared so I finished up there. Probably my slowest long run ever. But happy that I didn’t give up.

Afterward I had a hair and nails appt.

  • Sunday – Rest Day Sunday – a weekly tradition especially with upcoming my 5 day work trip to NYC.

This Coming Week

  • Monday  train to NYC, 3 miles in NYC, tennis tournament at MSG
  • Tuesday – 4 miles in NYC
  • Wednesday 3 miles in NYC, NYRR book signing event
  • Thursday 3 miles in NYC with SSA
  • Friday – rest day, train home
  • Saturday8-10 tapering miles
  • Sunday – rest day

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? have you had spring temps yet? Please share.

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38 thoughts on “Weekly Wrap for 2.26.18-3.4.18: Job #2

    • I know. I ran a few days in a row because of that impending storm. We have another storm on the way. I am so over this winter!!

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  1. Despite the work, it also sounds like you have some fun things planned for this week. Enjoy! They are saying snow for wed possibly, & I’m guessing the city won’t see that so maybe you’ll luck out.

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  2. I didn’t realize you were working 2 jobs! You really are the energizer bunny.

    Hopefully, you are done with the snow for now. We’re getting snow tonight. This winter just won’t quit.

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  3. You are always running at different places while you travel for your job. I bet that always makes the run go by faster. I will be traveling a lot more soon for my job. By that time Spring should be here and stay here for good. I am so sick of this cold weather. No more snow this year!

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  4. Great job on your runs this week! Awesome job on getting in your long run on Saturday.

    I can’t believe that you got so much snow during the storm! Luckily we didn’t get any snow, but just lots of rain and wind.

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  5. Do you enjoy your work trips to NYC? I grew up about an hour north of there and love visiting the city. I could never see myself living there though; it’s overwhelming at times. Even when I lived in Boston it felt so much cozier.

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  6. I hope you enjoy your travel to NYC. I look forward to your pictures and seeing where you ran. I know you are so tired of winter and I’m praying you’ll get a boat load of FL sunshine very soon. Thanks for linking!

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  7. Great job on all your running this week! I live in Maine and am done with the snow here too…but we are getting another big storm tomorrow!!

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