Follow @vanessajunkin If I were to take a poll of runners ready for some cooler weather, I would suspect the numbers would be high in favor of fall. It’s been such a hot summer! I run in all types of weather, although this has meant going slower, walking some during runs, carrying a water bottle … More Six facts about my August running
Follow @VanessaJunkin I went into the Salisbury Fire Department Downtown 5K Fun Run with a loose goal in mind. The Olympic women’s 10K took place the previous day. The winner ran a 10K in 29:17. When I saw the time come across on Twitter, I was thinking (and tweeted) that it was actually pretty close to … More Salisbury Fire Department Downtown 5K Fun Run a hot but nice event
Follow @vanessajunkin I was offered (and accepted) a free entry to this race in exchange for two blog posts; one before the race and one after. Any opinions are my own. Running, supporting a veterans’ scholarship and enjoying a cookout — do all of these things at the Run, White and Blue 5K hosted by the … More Support veterans’ scholarship at Run, White and Blue 5K in Del.
Follow @vanessajunkin I didn’t go into the Summer Cross Country 5K Series race this morning expecting to get a fast time, and that expectation turned out to be correct. This morning’s 5K at WinterPlace Park was the first of two of these summer events. I headed over this morning for the 8:30 a.m. race despite getting … More Summer Cross Country 5K Series a fun time
Follow @vanessajunkin It’s already the fifth day of August, and I’m just now wrapping up July. That’s not a bad thing, because I’ve been busy — in a good way! But anyway, here are 10 facts about my July running. I ran 93.81 miles. I’m still a little bit behind on where I should be for … More Ten facts about my July running
Follow @vanessajunkin Thank you, Melissa Wilson. Some may have been angry or disappointed about being nominated to do 22 push-ups for 22 days, but I am actually really glad my friend Melissa nominated me for this challenge. If someone had told me I was going to be doing 484 push-ups, I would have been surprised. (I … More 484 push-ups for PTSD Awareness = completed
Follow @vanessajunkin On Sunday, I left for my run from my old home on Whetstone Court for the last time. I’ve run through Hampstead, Maryland, countless times; I have a go-to 5-mile loop, and know the roads well. So it was a surreal feeling to know that I may never run these streets … More A running-related ode to my hometown: Hampstead