Disclaimer: I received a BOCO Gear 360° Visor® to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! Look for a photo of me wearing an athletic hat while running before I became a BibRave Pro, and … More Gear Review: #BOCOLove for the BOCO Gear visor
Follow @vanessajunkin Sometimes, I really like a full rest day. But I enjoy the challenge of the Runner’s World Run Streak — also known by the hashtag #RWRunStreak. It seems to be about the perfect length of time for me, and it’s something fun and different to do rather than try to go for a … More I’m a Streaker — again!
Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received a Garmin Forerunner 935 Multisport GPS Watch from Garmin to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! Five days before the Richmond Marathon, it was exciting to see the “Peaking” … More Gear Review: The Garmin Forerunner 935 and some of its awesome features
Disclaimer: I received an Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler Duffel 60L/M to review, along with another one to give away, as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! I received the Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler Duffel through BibRave … More Gear Review: Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler Duffel great for race travel! Plus, a giveaway
Follow @vanessajunkin As spectators cheered for runners during Saturday’s Anthem Richmond Marathon, there were a few who made comments about how I was smiling during the race. I liked that people noticed that — and I remember smiling as people called out my name, which was listed on my bib, or when I saw some of … More Fun signs, good advice and a confidence boost at the Anthem Richmond Marathon
Follow @vanessajunkin On Sunday, I earned my fourth piece of the medal puzzle at the Across the Bay 10K, the annual race across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. While my race wasn’t as fast as the Mike Sterling 10K that I ran in September, I was happy to see that I ran negative splits — which … More Negative splits at the Across the Bay 10K
September and October were both busy months — so busy, in fact, that I am going to wrap up both months now. By the time I finally had time for September’s recap, October was almost over anyway. During both months, marathon training was a prevalent part of my schedule, with plenty of long runs. So, … More Two busy months: September and October running wrap-up