I actually remember thinking during the Bottle & Cork 10 Miler about not finishing. I think I always knew I would finish, but I did struggle during this race. I went into the race on Saturday, Sept. 9, feeling good that it wasn’t going to be as hot as last year. Last year, it was … More Bottle & Cork 10 Miler a struggle
Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Tim Kennard River Run through the Eastern Shore Running Club’s sponsorship of the event. I always look forward to the Tim Kennard River Run, and as always, it was a great race. This was my seventh year running it, and I actually had my slowest time … More Tim Kennard River Run: A fun time as always
Follow @vanessajunkin In this morning’s Bottle & Cork 10 Miler, I did something I’ve never done before in a race: I took my shirt off. I ran six of the 10 miles in just a sports bra and shorts, tucking the Eastern Shore Running Club T-shirt I’d been wearing into my shorts. It was just … More 40th Bottle & Cork 10 Miler a hot race with friendly people
Follow @VanessaJunkin Hills, heat and humidity combined for a tough Baltimore 10 Miler t0day, June 4. This was my first time doing the race, which my friend Veronica and I signed up for at least in part because of the nice premium the race is known for. It’s a pricey race ($75 plus the online registration … More The hot, humid, hilly Baltimore 10 Miler
Follow @VanessaJunkin The Tim Kennard River Run was a great kick-off to my 2016 racing year. It’s a race I always want to make part of my running calendar. I always see so many people I know there, and it’s a fun way to start the spring racing season. I also am friends with the organizers and … More Tim Kennard River Run: Great friends, fans and weather
Follow @vanessajunkin I made my decision to officially sign up for this year’s Redneck Romp 10-miler in Wachapreague, Virginia, after I was on Facebook and saw some of the food that would be at the after-party. Anyone that knows me probably knows my love of food. Facebook even put a post on my News Feed today, saying … More Redneck Romp a fun rural run
Soon after I and plenty of others began the Tim Kennard River Run 10-miler this morning, there was full-on snow. It was a unique experience for me. In the more than 10 years I’ve been running, I’d never before done a race in which snow was falling. Doing a race in the snow was certainly very interesting, … More Tim Kennard River Run 2015: My first snow race
Looking for a race this November? Here are the remaining non-Thanksgiving races this month that I know of locally. Thanksgiving-themed races will be the topic of the next post.