Vermont City Marathon full of syrup, scenery and support

Follow @vanessajunkin 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! Right before the start of the Vermont City Marathon the morning of Sunday, May 27, I posted a photo with the words, “Let’s … More Vermont City Marathon full of syrup, scenery and support

Breaking the 2:14 barrier at the St. Michaels Running Festival Half Marathon

Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I am an ambassador for the St. Michaels Running Festival.  Prior to Saturday, the last three half marathons I had run on my own, not pacing, had been 2:14-something. I wanted to see a different — and lower — number after that 2. On Saturday, May 19, at the St. Michaels Running … More Breaking the 2:14 barrier at the St. Michaels Running Festival Half Marathon

True Redemption: Pacing the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon the year after a tough race

Follow @vanessajunkin Last year’s OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon was terribly difficult. It was a hot and humid day for April, and I was pacing the 2:30 half marathon group — a pace that should have been relatively comfortable for me on a normal day. However, I was really suffering as I got closer … More True Redemption: Pacing the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon the year after a tough race

A successful, scenic pacing experience at the Coastal Delaware Running Festival Half Marathon

Follow @vanessajunkin Pacing a race can be stressful, but I love it. On Sunday, April 22, I had the opportunity to pace the 2:30 half marathon group at the Coastal Delaware Running Festival with Beast Pacing. This meant that I would run the race at a consistent pace in order to help runners aiming for … More A successful, scenic pacing experience at the Coastal Delaware Running Festival Half Marathon

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)