Tim Kennard River Run: A fun community atmosphere and a successful finish

Follow @vanessajunkin I showed up at Sunday’s Tim Kennard River Run in my short-sleeved Eastern Shore Running Club shirt and shorts, and I’m sure there were people who thought I was crazy for wearing that. But it worked for me, and I had a good race. As I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, I always … More Tim Kennard River Run: A fun community atmosphere and a successful finish

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Half Marathon: Another 2:14 finish, with fun scenery, atmosphere

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Half 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! It turns out I am quite a consistent runner when it comes to … More The Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Half Marathon: Another 2:14 finish, with fun scenery, atmosphere

Look for me in my BibRave orange at next Saturday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C. half marathon! (+ discount code)

Follow @vanessajunkin Now that my first race of the year is behind me, I think I have somewhat of an idea of how I can expect to do at my first half marathon of 2018, the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington, D.C. half marathon, which is one week away. At that first race of … More Look for me in my BibRave orange at next Saturday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll D.C. half marathon! (+ discount code)

RRCA Club Challenge: An ESRC flatlander running hills

Follow @vanessajunkin There are not hills on the Eastern Shore. At least, not significant ones. So, my legs were in for a shock today, Feb. 25, at the Maryland-District of Columbia RRCA 10 Mile Club Challenge, hosted by the Howard County Striders. Runners must be members of an RRCA club in Maryland or Washington, D.C. … More RRCA Club Challenge: An ESRC flatlander running hills

Fun signs, good advice and a confidence boost at the Anthem Richmond Marathon

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

Dogfish Dash a hot one, but fun with friends (and beer)

    Follow @vanessajunkin The Dogfish Dash is an annual tradition in the Junkin-Piorunski household. Each year, my boyfriend, Mike, and I participate in this race, which starts and ends at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, Delaware. This year, we also drove with/met up with other friends and gathered with plenty of our fellow … More Dogfish Dash a hot one, but fun with friends (and beer)