Skipjack Run brings fun race with friends, scenic course

Follow @VanessaJunkin// Not too far into the Skipjack Run 10K today — Sept. 12 — I had some slight shin pain. Nothing too bad, but I stopped very briefly to roll my ankles out. But I started to feel great as I went on, and I finished the race feeling really strong. I finished just seconds ahead … More Skipjack Run brings fun race with friends, scenic course

A third successful finish at the Mike Sterling/Crab Derby 10K

Follow @vanessajunkin// The Mike Sterling/Crab Derby 10K, held each Labor Day weekend in conjunction with the National Hard Crab Derby in Crisfield, is a race that means a lot to me. In 2012 — my first time running the race — I did not hydrate or listen to my body, got heatstroke and was hospitalized. The community was … More A third successful finish at the Mike Sterling/Crab Derby 10K

Great Wyoming Buffalo Stampede brings fun time, unique award

Follow @VanessaJunkin// Seeing the cool prize at the Great Wyoming Buffalo Stampede drew me to the race, and I got to leave the event with my own wooden buffalo. The Great Wyoming Buffalo Stampede, held in Wyoming, Delaware, caught my attention last year when it was featured in a Runner’s World article. It was again featured in … More Great Wyoming Buffalo Stampede brings fun time, unique award

Skipjack Run 5K and 10K only $15 through end of month

I just officially added another race to my 2015 schedule. I signed up for the Skipjack Run 10K on Sept. 12, 2015. Sure, it’s far in advance, but registration was only $15. I don’t think I’ve ever seen such an affordable 10K. (5Ks generally cost more than that, too.) I am always looking for race … More Skipjack Run 5K and 10K only $15 through end of month