I just finished a double-race weekend, but before I get to writing about that, I’m going to wrap up my August running. This was the fourth month in a row that I hit 100 or more miles this year, and it was my highest-mileage month of the year so far. I ran 116.25 miles. I … More August Running Wrap-Up: A hot, humid month with lots of miles
August was another busy month of running! Here’s how it went… I ran 128.25 miles. Getting further into training for the Marine Corps Marathon meant that I ran 128.25 miles in August. This was my highest monthly total since March. I ran two races. These were the Naylor Mill 7K, where I represented Team Bacon, … More Upping the mileage in August
Follow @vanessajunkin Even without looking back at the post, I’m pretty sure I had a wrap-up post with a similar title last October, when I hit my then-highest monthly mileage of 140.5. But I hit 150 miles this month, which certainly calls for some excitement! I ran 150 miles. As noted above, this is my highest-mileage … More August Wrap-Up: My highest mileage month ever!
Follow @vanessajunkin I’ve reached 100 miles in a month before, and last year I even averaged just more than that per month. This year, though, has been a different story: I had been finding it hard to get to that point. I finally did it in August! Here’s my running wrap-up for last month. I … More August running wrap-up: Reaching the elusive 100 miles in a month!
Follow @vanessajunkin If I were to take a poll of runners ready for some cooler weather, I would suspect the numbers would be high in favor of fall. It’s been such a hot summer! I run in all types of weather, although this has meant going slower, walking some during runs, carrying a water bottle … More Six facts about my August running