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 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 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
Follow @vanessajunkin I attended an out-of-town work meeting on Friday, and when I looked up the location on Google Maps, I saw that it was next to two running trails. I was in the Shirlington neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, for a quarterly MATPRA — Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance — meeting. The meeting was at … More Washington & Old Dominion Trail a great place to explore on a run
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
Follow @vanessajunkin I am not a morning person, but I am also not a person that likes to miss out on the opportunity to run in a new place. So, before a busy day at the Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance Media Marketplace in Winchester, Virginia, I got up early, put my running shoes on … More My run in Winchester, Virginia: The APPLE of my eye
Follow @vanessajunkin The day after the Crystal City Twilighter 5K, I wanted to run somewhere new while I was still out of town. I had Googled interesting places to run by my grandparents’ house, and my grandmother suggested Lake Needwood, which was a short drive from their house. I decided to check it out, and … More Tackling the hills at Montgomery County’s Lake Needwood
Follow @vanessajunkin A couple weeks ago, I was in Wilmington, Delaware, for a meeting. Of course, while out of town, I had to run to check out some different scenery. So, after the meeting, I changed into my running clothes and shoes and headed to the nearby Riverwalk. When I looked up the hotel where the … More A nice surprise at the end of Wilmington, Delaware’s Riverwalk
I blogged about running at Bill Burton Fishing Pier State Park last year, but it took me nearly a year to go back and explore the other side of the park.
… More Exploring the other side of Bill Burton Fishing Pier State Park