Disclaimer: I received free entry to Freedom’s Run 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’m halfway to Freedom’s Run! On Sunday, I completed Week 8 of my sixteen-week marathon training plan. I wrote the plan I’m using after taking … More Freedom’s Run Marathon Training: Halfway there!
Follow @vanessajunkin I knew going into the Naylor Mill 7K that I would not be going at a fast pace — and I was right. But despite the tough terrain, this race is a fun one. This was the second year this race was held, and this year, participants could be part of Team Bacon … More Tough Terrain: Repping Team Bacon at the Naylor Mill 7K
Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I was offered (and accepted) a free entry to this race in exchange for two blog posts; one in August before the race and one after. Any opinions are my own. I’m looking forward to returning to Delaware Technical Community College’s Owens Campus in Georgetown for my third year running the Run, … More Del Tech’s Run, White & Blue 5K benefiting scholarships for veterans and first responders is coming up
Follow @vanessajunkin By the time I got around to being ready to write my June running wrap-up, it was so late in the month that I figured I would just combine June and July in one post. In June, I ran 66.05 miles, and in July, I ran 128.55. June was my lowest-mileage month this year … More June and July Wrap-Up: No races, but increasing mileage
Follow @vanessajunkin The day after my hilly run on the MA & PA Heritage Trail in Bel Air, I ran an even hillier route. Although I don’t run it often, the Wakefield Valley Trail has become a go-to running spot for me when I’m in Westminster, Maryland. My sister lives in downtown Westminster, and it … More Scenic Run: Tackling more hills on Westminster’s Wakefield Valley Trail
Follow @vanessajunkin This past weekend, I went to Bel Air, Maryland, for a CPR and First Aid class, and I was excited to finally run on the MA & PA Heritage Trail. I heard about this rail trail a while ago, but just hadn’t really been in the area or had a good opportunity to … More Scenic Run: Exploring Harford County’s hilly MA & PA Heritage Trail
Follow @vanessajunkin Cluck! Cluck! The Wicomico County Fair is getting a fun new addition with the inaugural Chase the Chicken 3K Fun Run/Walk. And I get to have a fun role at this race — as one of the two “chickens” runners will be aiming to beat! When I’m not a runner — or a … More Chase the Chicken 3K: Looking forward to being a ‘chicken!’
Follow @vanessajunkin I love running in Ocean City, Maryland. I did a group run there recently with a couple friends, and I enjoy running on the Boardwalk and in town when I get a chance. But after nearly a decade of living in Salisbury, I still hadn’t run at Northside Park until recently. My boyfriend … More I finally ran at Ocean City’s Northside Park!
Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received a waived styling fee and 50 percent off items in a Mercury Mile box 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! I was pumped when the opportunity to opt-in […]
Follow @vanessajunkin I always like to run in places I haven’t before, so when I was in Frederick, Maryland, a month ago for a Road Runners Club of America Level 1 Coaching Certification Class, I made sure to get a short run in. I passed the test today — so, I’ll write more about that … More A run in Frederick’s Baker Park