The Philadelphia Marathon was a great return to big-city marathons

As I ran through the streets of Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 21, there were people cheering for me by name and plenty of fun signs to look at. It had been more than a year and a half since my last road marathon, which took place March 1, 2020, only a couple weeks before everything started shutting down because of the pandemic, and I missed the amazing crowds that come out to support runners in big cities. … More The Philadelphia Marathon was a great return to big-city marathons

Eight things to know ahead of my eighth marathon: The Vermont City Marathon

Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Vermont City Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews! After many weeks of prep, I’m down to a single-digit countdown until I take on the People’s … More Eight things to know ahead of my eighth marathon: The Vermont City Marathon

Runner Reads: “Race Everything” by Bart Yasso with Erin Strout

Follow @vanessajunkin For the inaugural edition of the BibRave Pro book club, we read “Race Everything: How to Conquer Any Race at Any Distance in Any Environment and Have Fun Doing It” by Bart Yasso with Erin Strout. The book club idea started from an Instagram comment, and earlier this month, some of us BibRave … More Runner Reads: “Race Everything” by Bart Yasso with Erin Strout

Runner Reads: “My Life on the Run” by Bart Yasso

It’s a saying you sometimes hear when someone has a unique life with lots of interesting stories to tell: “You should write a book.” That’s what Bart Yasso did. I met the Runner’s World chief running officer last year at the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, but I didn’t know all he had accomplished until I read the book. One in particular … More Runner Reads: “My Life on the Run” by Bart Yasso