Weekly Wrap for 3.5.18-3.11.18: Back in the Big Apple


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New York, New York. It’s my kind of town…

Lots of lights and places to run…

Last week – 

  • Monday – Again I was scheduled to work in Queens. So after I set up and got back to Manhattan, I went for a short run.  I decided to run on the High Line because I actually had enough daylight before it closed.

A short run because I had tickets for a pro tennis tournament in Madison Square Garden.

8 players played 10 pt tie breakers and the winner took all in the end. Pretty fun.

  • Tuesday – Today after work, I wanted to get one more run in before the storm so I ran along the Hudson River until it got dark and then through the city.

I ran in the opposite direction (uptown)

  • Wednesday – My new Skirt Sports ambassador buddy, Elizabeth, recommended that I attend this event with her.

the author is a runner herself.

But the event got cancelled due the snowstorm. I was totally bummed. So I made the best of the evening and took on a Broadway show.

I bought last row tix but because of the weather, there were a lot of no-shows so I was able to move down to the 3rd row. I even got a beach ball souvenir.

  • Thursday – Finally Elizabeth and I were supposed to run together.  But the weather again messed up our plans. Her Tuesday running class got rescheduled for today. So we planned to meet up the next I am here. and I took the subway to Central Park and ran solo.

More daylight and more runners in the park (many guys in shorts!?) I was more adventuresome and ran some different paths.

Afterward, I stumbled upon the Underground Market – amazing eateries near the Columbus Circle subway station.

  • Friday – No time to run since I had to take the time home after work.  I needed a rest anyway.
  • Saturday – Last long run before the big one. Because the paths at the Crossings were plowed last week, I encouraged the Wineglass ladies to join me for a run there. Jeri & Heidi ran/walked together and Christian & Sherry ran together.  Barbara was a good sport and ran 8 miles with me. Then we all met up for brunch.

cold and WINDY! I am so ready to leave this climate.

  • Sunday –  Rest and time to pack for my upcoming vacation!!!

This Coming Week

  • Monday  4 miles
  • Tuesday – 2 miles before tennis
  • Wednesday – rest day, fly to West Palm Beach, FL, drive to Delray Beach
  • Thursday 3 miles in Delray and visiting 3 different friends
  • Friday – rest day, drive to Vero Beach, packet pick up  and meet up with some more friends
  • SaturdayBrew 2 Brew Half Marathon, drive to Sebastian (to visit my sister-in-law) and then Hobe Sound
  • Sunday – rest day in Hobe Sound visiting friends

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? Did you run or are you training for any races? Please share.

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34 thoughts on “Weekly Wrap for 3.5.18-3.11.18: Back in the Big Apple

  1. That’s great that you were able to move up to the third row for the show! I bet the weather played havoc with a lot of plans. A friend of mine had Hamilton tickets and then her train to New York was cancelled and she missed the show 😦

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  2. I love how you always make the best of things! How fun that you got to see Escape to Margaritaville. Who knew that songs about drinking would evolve into such a big success for Jimmy Buffett?

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  3. Wow you’ve had horrendous weather lately! Glad you were able to work around it and enjoyed a show in good seats! No running for me, as you know. I did some upper body work though so there’s that.

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  4. I have never been on the Highline! I need to find it next time I go to NYC. This week’s snow missed up completely, which is good since I have to get in to the office. You’re lucky that path was plowed.

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  5. Oh, it must have been beautiful to run on the High Line! I always love running in Central Park when I am in NYC. It’s just so perfect.

    Training is going well. I’m a little tired after Gate this past week, but today’s yoga class helped work out some kinks. I have one more big race of the season and then I don’t know what I’m going to do.

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  6. The winter (and a back injury) have definitely been messing with my training a bit. We’ve had back to back snow storms this week which make it hard to run outside or drive to the gym. But hopefully spring will be here soon!

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    • Yes I hope so too. But we have our third snowstorm going on right now.

      Hope your back gets better and you are back (pun) on track with your training.

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    • You can’t control the weather. Fingers crossed about tomorrow’s flight and that I will see some sun in FL. At least it will be warmer than here in the afternoon (still 40s in the am there but NO SNOW.)

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      • No snow will be nice. And 40s there is different from 40s here.

        I think you’ll be fine to fly tomorrow. And yes, that’s part of why we always leave some extra time, but I know that’s not easy for everyone.

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        • We’ll see when the snow stops. if my flight is delayed, I will miss my connection. Sigh.

          I don’t have the time to leave early and come back late. I’m just glad to be away for a few days and running a half marathon.

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  7. Now, that’s my kind of Broadway Play. ‘) Was the drink included? It’s awesome you were able to switch seats and get a beachball. Beautiful pictures this week of NYC. You definitely deserve some warm FL weather. I hope you have a wonderful trip visiting with your friends and running Brew 2 Brew. Thanks for linking!

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