The end of the #RWRunStreak: 36 days of running, Twitter recaps

Follow @VanessaJunkin It’s the Fourth of July, a day to celebrate our independence and enjoy cookouts and fireworks. But for those of us participating in the Runner’s World Run Streak, the day took on another meaning: The last day of the streak. The #RWRunStreak ran from Memorial Day to the Fourth of July, and I … More The end of the #RWRunStreak: 36 days of running, Twitter recaps

I’ve signed up: 26.2 miles at age 26.2 (in Louisiana)

Follow @VanessaJunkin A few years ago, I thought of the idea to run 26.2 miles when I was the age 26.2. Well, I will be 26 in October, and that day is getting closer. I’m not going to miss out on this nerdy opportunity. While looking for marathons in the past, I realized The Louisiana Marathon was in … More I’ve signed up: 26.2 miles at age 26.2 (in Louisiana)

Run with me as I pace the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon

Follow @VanessaJunkin There’s only about two-and-a-half weeks until I’ll be getting on a bus and riding to Assateague Island from Ocean City for the start of the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon. I’ve done the race once before, in 2014, but this will be my first time ever being a pacer at a race. My friend … More Run with me as I pace the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon

Why I don’t hate the treadmill as much as I used to

Follow @VanessaJunkin Given the choice between a beautiful trail on a 60-degree day and the treadmill, I’d still choose to run on the trail. I love running outdoors. But after running on a treadmill twice in the past week — on Saturday and on Thursday — it’s starting to grow on me a little bit. … More Why I don’t hate the treadmill as much as I used to

Less than a month to go till the Baltimore Marathon

With the one-month mark till the Baltimore Marathon having just passed Thursday, Sept. 17, it seems like a perfect time to do a check-in with training. I’m not following a super-specific plan, but I am following a long run plan, and I’m making an effort to run a good amount otherwise and do hill work. … More Less than a month to go till the Baltimore Marathon