Another dark o’ clock start to the day — but hey, at least there’s a little bit of sun peeking out!I met up with Anne and Chelsea for some miles this morning. Our destination: The November Project! The November Project (which actually meets year-round) is a free community stair workout — the trend started in Boston, and has moved to NYC, DC, Philly, and a bunch of other cities. You can check out my last recap here!
It took us a little over two miles to run to the Lincoln steps, which were already being tackled by the November group!We started (a bit late) and buckled down for 45 minutes of stair climbing, burpee jumping, and plank holding. All while enduring a light rain
Those steps are killer, but the 6:45 am view from the top made it pretty worth it. I’m continually thankful to live in such a beautiful city. (And thankful that it’s full of crazies who like to get up at 6 am to run up and down stairs 100000 times!)At the end of the workout, we did a team challenge — team members held planks, while one team member jumped over each person! To get my mind off of planking pain, I decided to take photos of my neighbors.Our fabulous trio stopped for a quick photo after the workout, and then headed on our run back home. (don’t laugh at my mittens… they are ultra warm and impossible to lose in the laundry)I continue to be a fan of the November Project, which has an awesome team-boosting spirit and friendly members. And it is 100% completely and absolutely FREE.
And lastly, it’s time to drop some big news! My brother and sister-in-law had a beautiful baby over the weekend, and she is the cutest. Here’s her blog debut:Nothing can top ending a post with an adorable infant, so let’s close this out. I’ll be back later today with a recipe!
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