RRCA Club Challenge: An ESRC flatlander running hills

Follow @vanessajunkin There are not hills on the Eastern Shore. At least, not significant ones. So, my legs were in for a shock today, Feb. 25, at the Maryland-District of Columbia RRCA 10 Mile Club Challenge, hosted by the Howard County Striders. Runners must be members of an RRCA club in Maryland or Washington, D.C. … More RRCA Club Challenge: An ESRC flatlander running hills

2017 Reflection: I didn’t meet my running goals, but I still had a great year

Follow @vanessajunkin Although I really didn’t meet any of my running goals in 2017, I’m still considering it a successful year. I did meet all the goals I set for my blog, I became a BibRave Pro, and I started a weekly slower-paced run on Wednesdays with the Eastern Shore Running Club in addition to … More 2017 Reflection: I didn’t meet my running goals, but I still had a great year

Menorahs and Miles: Eight runs to celebrate eight nights of Hanukkah

Follow @vanessajunkin I got the idea for a Hanukkah running streak after seeing a 12 Days of Christmas club on Strava. That club mentioned running the 12 days in kilometers, but that seemed like it would start out with too little mileage for me, since I’m already running at least a mile a day as … More Menorahs and Miles: Eight runs to celebrate eight nights of Hanukkah

August running wrap-up: Reaching the elusive 100 miles in a month!

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!