Follow @vanessajunkin I already bought the finisher jacket. I had to finish. Although not finishing the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon wasn’t really an option for me, I was having a harder-than-expected time during the second half, and I kept thinking about the nice jacket I’d spent $69 on the day before. I spoiled it for you in … More Shamrock Marathon Part 2: Running the Marathon
Follow @VanessaJunkin A couple of green wristbands got my friend Veronica and I some amazing experiences as VIPs during Shamrock Marathon Weekend in Virginia Beach. Actually, my weekend was so awesome and I have so much to write about and so many pictures to share that I’m breaking my Shamrock Marathon post into two. Part … More Shamrock Marathon Part 1: The VIP Experience
Follow @VanessaJunkin Marathon training doesn’t stop just because of vacation. And since I love running in new places anyway, it was a no-brainer to get my eight miler done while on vacation in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. My boyfriend, Mike, and I stayed at a beautiful place in Dutch Country called The Hertzog Homestead Bed and Breakfast … More A quiet, hilly run in Dutch Country, Pa.
Follow @VanessaJunkin Looking for a St. Patrick’s Day race? I will be heading to the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon in Virginia Beach — which is only nine days away — but these are races that are happening closer to home. Since they’re spread across two weekends, maybe you can even run in more than one. It would … More Find your perfect local St. Patrick’s Day race
Follow @VanessaJunkin The Tim Kennard River Run was a great kick-off to my 2016 racing year. It’s a race I always want to make part of my running calendar. I always see so many people I know there, and it’s a fun way to start the spring racing season. I also am friends with the organizers and … More Tim Kennard River Run: Great friends, fans and weather