10 Miles in NYC and the end of BlogHer

by - Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Remember how nervous I was about running my first double digit run of this training cycle in a new place?

In the end I'm not sure why I was. With my route all planned, I left the hotel bright and early and headed to the Hudson Greenway for a nice out and back. The Hudson Greenway is a path that runs right along the river and it's blocked off from traffic, so you don't have to stop at every intersection. Plus it's pretty flat.

With the temperatures playing nice, my 10 miles went really, really well.

The first five were a struggle mentally, but once I hit the turn around point, things really improved. I just kept telling myself I was running back home.

I ran a negative split and my legs felt great pretty much the entire time.

After doing the shower and breakfast routine, I was back to the conference for more learning.

I spent some time wandering the expo hall.


Hung out with Wonder Woman.


And when I eventually got back to my hotel room at the end of the conference, it looked like a small bomb had done off.


Swag everywhere.


When the BF came up to spend Saturday night in NYC with me, I begged him to bring the biggest suitcase he had. Luckily we managed to jam all my swag inside.


My NYC trip wrapped up with a Saturday night dinner with my uncle and the BF, followed by Sunday afternoon at the Museum of Modern Art and strolling 5th Avenue taking in the tourist-y sites.

Now I'm back home, trying to catch up on life and my inbox. After being away for five days, it's not a pretty site.

Happy Hump Day!

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