While we don't know for certain, we can safely presume that Vice President Kamala Harris' diary must be pretty full these days.
After being inaugurated on January 20 at the Capitol, along with the new president, Joe Biden, Harris has already set to work just like Biden, who has hit the ground running with various executive orders, reversing some of Donald Trump's policies and attempting to bring the country's Coronavirus pandemic under control.
Harris too has been virtually meeting workers in vaccination centres, swearing in new US government officials and holding international conversations with bodies like the World Health Organisation.
It’s been a busy few weeks. Ready for the next one. pic.twitter.com/bMouYVjRr0
— Vice President Kamala Harris (@VP) February 6, 2021
But despite her new workload - not that it was significantly less before considering Harris is a lawyer who has already served as California's Attorney General and as a senator - the first woman in office is managing to fit in time for herself wherever she can. Including on the steps of one of D.C.'s most recognisable political landmarks.
A couple of days ago, a fellow runner by the name of Bobby shared pictures on Instagram of a surprising encounter during his five-mile run in the city. The runner explained how during their run they had paused to see the new glass portrait of the history-making Vice-President when he soon spotted Harris herself running up and down the stairs of the Lincoln Memorial with her husband, the Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff.
Flanked by Secret Service personnel, Harris is seen in the photos and footage wearing a warm North Face jacket, running leggings, trainers, a baseball cap and face mask.
Since sharing the footage, the Vice President jogging at the Lincoln Memorial has gone viral with a number of Twitter users seriously enjoying the footage (especially the Secret Service attempting to keep up) while also feeling motivated by how the VP makes time for herself and her wellbeing during a very hectic job:
Get you a VP who works hard for the American people and makes time to get a workout in 🔥 pic.twitter.com/VQEbB2rqPu
— Sammy (@sammycakez_) February 7, 2021
Kamala Harris got the secret service running up and down these stairs 😭 pic.twitter.com/nnpF0bvSpB
— Stenda🚀💚 (@__extenda__) February 9, 2021
— Latoi Lathers (@ShantrellLathe1) February 9, 2021
Our Madame @VP Kamala Harris walking up and down those stairs at the Lincoln Memorial is motivation for me to continue working out. Those stairs is a great cardio workout
— Shawn Speller 😷💛🐝 (@nelshawn07) February 7, 2021
The video of Kamala Harris running up and down the stairs at the Lincoln Memorial where her secret service detail are trying to keep up with her workout has made my morning. What an M V.P
— Sri (@ohsnapitssri) February 7, 2021
That secret service guy is like damn can she give me a break https://t.co/EWj74ZBDIG
— Useless Chick (@patheticggirl43) February 8, 2021
— ((( Lynne Foster Shifriss ))) (@MamaBear18) February 8, 2021
What a woman.
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