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
What better way to start Thanksgiving than with running and eating pie? Sign up for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism’s ninth annual Turkey Trek 5K, and you can do just that. I am the assistant director of marketing and public relations for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism, so it’s my job to promote … More Sign up for this Thanksgiving’s Turkey Trek 5K
Follow @vanessajunkin There were Wonder Women, M&Ms and crayons on the course at the Seaside 10 Mile Run in Ocean City on Saturday. These were just a few of the costumes runners wore as they took to the Ocean City Boardwalk for the race on Oct. 28. I was among the runners; I didn’t wear … More Seaside 10 Mile Run: Costumes, candy and ocean views
Follow @vanessajunkin I had a great time at the St. Michaels Running Festival this year, and if you follow me on social media, you may have already seen that I’m returning as an ambassador for the 2018 race. However, I wanted to make it even more official with a blog post. Today, I received a … More I’m returning as a St. Michaels Running Festival ambassador — save $10!
Disclaimer: I received the OOFOS OOriginal Project Pink Sandals 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! With the addition of the OOFOS OOriginal Project Pink Sandals to my collection, I now have … More OOFOS OOriginal Project Pink Sandals: Be Comfy, Support a Cause
Follow @vanessajunkin I had heard of the B&A Trail before, but I’m not usually in the area — Anne Arundel County, Maryland — other than driving through. So, when I drove up a few weekends ago for a brunch in Baltimore to celebrate my friend’s birthday, I decided to check it out on my way … More A run on the B&A Trail
Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Vermont City Marathon 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! So, I know my last post was about my upcoming marathon — the Anthem Richmond Marathon. But I actually … More Marathon No. 8 is on the schedule: The Vermont City Marathon!