Well, it turns out I can run just as fast in a dress as I can in more conventional running clothes. Not everyone gets to test this out, but I ran in a dress for the Tacky Prom Free 5K Fun Run in St. Michaels on Sunday, May 15. … More Racing in a dress for the second time: Tacky Prom 5K 2017
With my latest blog post — written at the end of April — I hit 200 posts on this blog! That’s pretty exciting. Now onto No. 201: This recap of my April running. … More My not-super-ideal April running recap
Follow @vanessajunkin As I ran the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon on Saturday, holding my 2:30 pace sign, I ran up to a runner who said something like, “I didn’t want to see you.” That’s how I feel about this blog post. This wasn’t the blog post I wanted to write. The blog post … More A tough race to pace: The hot OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon 2017
What if my heat stroke hadn’t happened at a race, or if I hadn’t collapsed by the finish line? What if I had been out there alone on a run? I tested the Road ID Wrist ID Elite for BibRave. … More Gear Review: Road ID Wrist ID Elite (+$5 gift card)
Follow @vanessajunkin I’ve been to a lot of races, and the food spread at the Run for the Animals in tiny Onancock, Virginia, is simply amazing. Before I even started the race, I had a delicious glazed doughnut with chocolate frosting. These doughnuts were waiting inside the Historic Onancock School, outside of which the race starts and … More Run for the Animals a delicious and fun time
This year seems to be going by quickly. A quarter of the year is already behind us! Here are some takeaways from my March running. … More As the year speeds by, a March running recap
Labor Day weekend is going to rock this year — literally! I’ve signed up for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach half marathon, which is coming up Sept. 3. I will be running the race for BibRave. … More Rockin’ and Rollin’ to my next RnR race: Virginia Beach!
Nobody likes stinky shoes or clothes. However, stink comes with the territory when it comes to running. See what I thought about SmellWell! … More Gear Review: SmellWell
Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Crystal City Twilighter 5K 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’ve signed up for my next BibRave race! It’s the Crystal City Twilighter 5K, put on by Pacers Running. The race … More My next BibRave race: The Crystal City Twilighter 5K! (+discount code)
Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington D.C. 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! One of the signs I saw early on in the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington, D.C. half marathon read, … More Rockin’ my first Rock ‘n’ Roll race in Washington, D.C.