Mission Accomplished: I ran the Marine Corps Marathon on my birthday

One of the signs set up along the Marine Corps Marathon course read something like, “Yesterday’s weather was perfect,” with a frowny face. I faced the same terrible weather conditions as every other runner at the Marine Corps Marathon, but I finished. I had various issues starting early on in the race, which I ran … More Mission Accomplished: I ran the Marine Corps Marathon on my birthday

Training for my birthday race — the Marine Corps Marathon — begins today!

Many people probably wouldn’t choose to run for nearly five hours on their birthday, but that’s what I’ve chosen to do this year. … More Training for my birthday race — the Marine Corps Marathon — begins today!

I’m heading into 2019 with these five running goals

I only met one of my running goals in 2018, but that won’t stop me from starting out 2019 by setting five running-related goals. I tried to set a variety of goals — for example, they aren’t all time-based. I am also linking up with Zenaida Arroyo and Kookyrunner (Kim), two fellow BibRave Pros, for … More I’m heading into 2019 with these five running goals

October wrap-up: Started with a marathon, ended with a birthday running week

Follow @vanessajunkin I would consider October a successful month of running for me! Here’s my breakdown. I ran 94.25 miles. Particularly considering this included an entire week off of running after my marathon, I’m happy with this total mileage for the month. I ran my ninth marathon. I completed the Freedom’s Run Marathon on Oct. 6. I … More October wrap-up: Started with a marathon, ended with a birthday running week