Follow @vanessajunkin After seven hours and 48 minutes of running and walking, I crossed the finish line and happily accepted my finisher mug at the Algonquin 50K. I hadn’t expected to get so close to the eight-hour time cutoff at the race, but I made it. Any participant on social media had probably heard that the runners’ mugs … More The Algonquin 50K: My longest run ever!
Follow @vanessajunkin November was a busy month of running for me, including lots of miles in lots of different locations. I ran 130.31 miles. This was my highest monthly mileage of 2016 and actually my highest monthly mileage since March 2015. I ran one race. I ran the Across the Bay 10K for the third year in … More November Running Wrap-Up
Follow @vanessajunkin I’ve run on the Algonquin Cross-County Trail, which is basically in the middle of nowhere between Snow Hill and Pocomoke City, before, but Saturday’s run was my first time running on the trail since signing up for the Algonquin 50K. I meant to write about signing for the 50K around the time I … More Trail training for the Algonquin 50K