Follow @vanessajunkin It is now the last month of 2017! Before we get too far into December, though, I’m going to wrap up my November running. I ran 79.12 miles. Although it seems extremely unlikely I’ll meet my goal of running more than last year (I would need more than 180 miles to make it), I … More November recap: A marathon and a milestone
Follow @vanessajunkin Once again, I celebrated Planksgiving during the month of November. Yes, I celebrated Thanksgiving, too — but this post is about BeyondFit Mom‘s 30 Days of Planksgiving. It’s a plank challenge in which there is a different plank listed for each day for the participants to hold for a minute. There was also a … More Plank Progress: A look at this year’s 30 Days of Planksgiving
Disclaimer: I received a BOCO Gear 360° Visor® 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! Look for a photo of me wearing an athletic hat while running before I became a BibRave Pro, and … More Gear Review: #BOCOLove for the BOCO Gear visor
Follow @vanessajunkin Sometimes, I really like a full rest day. But I enjoy the challenge of the Runner’s World Run Streak — also known by the hashtag #RWRunStreak. It seems to be about the perfect length of time for me, and it’s something fun and different to do rather than try to go for a … More I’m a Streaker — again!
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)
Follow @vanessajunkin If you follow me on Instagram (@vanessajunkin), you probably noticed a bunch of photos me doing — or at least trying to do — a different yoga pose each day during August. This was for a challenge that Soul Yoga Studio hosted last month. I meant to recap this earlier, but I’ve been … More Soul Yoga Studio challenge a fun chance to try new things, see improvement
Disclaimer: I received a 5kCrate 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! Who doesn’t like getting something fun in the mail? I’ve thought about subscribing to a running-related subscription box before, but I … More Gear Review: 5kCrate — Find out why I decided to subscribe!
Disclaimer: I received a free entry to Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach 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! What better location for a post-race party than on the beach? That’s what you get at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half … More Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon: Fun beach atmosphere and a fast last mile!
Follow @vanessajunkin I’ve reached 100 miles in a month before, and last year I even averaged just more than that per month. This year, though, has been a different story: I had been finding it hard to get to that point. I finally did it in August! Here’s my running wrap-up for last month. I … More August running wrap-up: Reaching the elusive 100 miles in a month!
Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received a pair of the Under Armour Horizon RTT trail shoes 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! I’d never worn a pair of trail shoes before, so it was … More Gear Review: Under Armour Horizon RTT trail shoes