Follow @vanessajunkin From a Fork in the Road to a Basket of Deplorables to a Rubik’s Cube, there were plenty of creative costumes at the Sneakers & Creepers 5K this morning. The annual free race, hosted by Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, brought plenty of runners out, many of whom were dressed in different kinds of costumes. … More Sneakers & Creepers 5K a fun, free way to get in the Halloween spirit
Follow @vanessajunkin With a 5K on Friday in my If Girls Ran the World shirt, I passed 100 miles for October and met my mileage goal for the If Girls Ran the World challenge. It wasn’t a race, but I did try to keep up a good pace. I’ve been participating in this virtual run, … More If Girls Ran the World Check-In: Mileage goal met!
Follow @vanessajunkin The timing couldn’t have been better for me to check out the first part of a new rail trail in Lewes. I had a pack of 10 barre classes to start using at Sea Barre Fitness in Lewes, and I had just seen the news that the first part of a rail trail … More Exploring Lewes’ new rail trail and beyond
Follow @vanessajunkin With all the running I do, I would consider myself athletic. But today, I struggled with lifting two two-pound weights. Yep, that’s only four pounds. Actually, I couldn’t even finish the exercise we were doing with the weights, and after seeing a couple other people put theirs down and just use their arms, … More She Runs by the Seashore Tries Sea Barre
Follow @VanessaJunkin One thing I’m not the best at when it comes to running is doing other exercise aside from running — cross-training. However, having a new bike to ride makes it easier. I have really been enjoying getting out there on my bike, although I haven’t even been riding it as much as I’d … More My first group bike ride: The Salisbury Slow Roll
Follow @vanessajunkin Another week of the If Girls Ran the World virtual run and fundraiser is now down, and since last Friday, I logged an additional 30.67 miles for the cause, not including today’s run. As I mentioned in my last check-in, it helps to have a place online to log my miles where people can … More If Girls Ran the World Check-In: Three weeks down!
Follow @vanessajunkin We’re almost halfway through October, which means I’m nearly halfway through my If Girls Ran the World virtual run and fundraiser. In case you missed my previous post (read it here), I am participating in If Girls Ran the World, an effort in which participants log miles that are added up while also … More If Girls Ran the World Check-In: Almost Halfway!
Follow @vanessajunkin It had been five months since I’d run a half marathon, and that one, I ran as a pacer. But I needed a long run to kick off my marathon training, and of course — I’m a runner — the Pemberton Half Marathon sounded like a fun thing to do on a Saturday morning. … More Pemberton Half Marathon not my fastest, but still a lot of fun
Follow @vanessajunkin Although I ended up logging my lowest monthly mileage total of 2016 in September, it was still a relatively eventful month. I took a look at September in my latest monthly reflection. I ran 73.04 miles. As noted above, this was my lowest monthly mileage total of the year, and in order to meet … More Seven facts about my September running