It looks like virtual races are all we will be able to have for a while, and on Saturday, April 25, the day that the Zoo Stampede was supposed to take place here in Salisbury, I ran the Virtual Zoo Stampede 5K Self Challenge. I hadn’t signed up for this race. I likely would have … More I improved my virtual 5K time at the Zoo Stampede
It was time for yet another virtual run on Wednesday. I ran Part 2 of the 5K for Front Lines Virtual Run/Walk on Wednesday, April 15 — my fifth virtual race since coronavirus started impacting our lives. This virtual run/walk was put on by Wicomico County Recreation & Parks, where I work, in partnership with … More I ran for the front lines again!
On Wednesday, April 8, I set out for my first 5K for speed since September. But the pace didn’t really matter — what mattered was logging the 3.1 miles that would help get a meal to a frontline employee in Wicomico County. Wicomico County Recreation & Parks, where I work, partnered with Amerigroup and the … More I ran a virtual 5K to support Wicomico’s frontline employees — and you can, too
Disclaimer: I accepted a free entry to this race in exchange for two blog posts: one before the race and one after. Any opinions are my own. Although I had a fun weekend at the Mike Sterling 10K and Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon, I couldn’t help feeling a little disappointed that I … More Speeding up at the Run, White and Blue 5K
Delaware Technical Community College’s Run, White & Blue 5K has been part of my race schedule for the past three years, and I’m excited to be running the race for a fourth time this September. … More I’m excited to rock another Run, White & Blue 5K – and you should be too!
The Eastern Shore Running Club came out to last Saturday’s eRace the Stigma 5K in force. We had our new singlets available for purchase in time for the Salisbury Marathon, but we got them the day before the race. Since the eRace the Stigma 5K was May 11, more people had time to get a … More ESRC rocked eRace the Stigma and supported an important cause
The Girls on the Run saying of “Girls on the Run is so much fun!” really is true, even for a 28-year-old like me. … More What my first season of Girls on the Run was like
I’ve been super involved with running for a while, so it would have been tough for me to spend even more time on running-related things, but in 2018, I made that happen. At the end of 2017, I became a BibRave team captain for the East Region, a role that I held throughout 2018 and … More 2018: A year I somehow became even more involved in running
Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I accepted a free entry to this race in exchange for two blog posts; one in August before the race and one after. Any opinions are my own. I came home from the Run, White and Blue 5K on Thursday, Sept. 6, with a meal for the next day. There’s always so … More Run, White and Blue 5K: Racing to finish-line food
Follow @vanessajunkin One of the signs at the Foot Pursuit in the Park 5K read, “Run Like You Stole It! But don’t steal, because that’s bad!” The 5K course, held last Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the Salisbury City Park as part of National Night Out, was filled with fun motivational signs. I appreciated them, and … More A police chase I signed up for: Foot Pursuit in the Park 5K recap