These are the four running/fitness goals I've set to motivate myself during 2020

I’m setting four goals for my running and fitness in 2020, and I decided to set at least two non-time goals because those were the only type of goals that I accomplished in 2019. I’m not as fast as I used to be, and for me, running is more than just fast times. But I … More These are the four running/fitness goals I've set to motivate myself during 2020

I hit all my non-time-based running goals in 2019, and other highlights from the year

The bad news: I’m running more miles, but my times have somewhat stagnated. The good news: I did hit all of the non-time goals I set for myself in 2019. As I look back on 2019, I’d like to focus on the successes. I had my highest-ever mileage year, I had plenty of fun and … More I hit all my non-time-based running goals in 2019, and other highlights from the year

Will the Chartway Norfolk Harbor 10K be my sub-50?

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Chartway Norfolk Harbor 10K 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! I’ve had the goal of running a sub-50-minute 10K for years. I got really close in 2014, with … More Will the Chartway Norfolk Harbor 10K be my sub-50?

November wrap-up: A month of hitting mileage milestones

Follow @vanessajunkin Another month of running has come and gone, and this was an exciting one when it came to my total mileage.  I ran 104.71 miles. Since I wasn’t really actively training for much other than to maintain my running for pacing the Rehoboth Seashore Half Marathon this coming weekend, this was certainly helped … More November wrap-up: A month of hitting mileage milestones

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

2017 Running Goals

Follow @vanessajunkin Happy 2017! It’s that time of the year to be setting goals, so here are my running goals for the year. Two of them are holdovers from last year — and the goal to run a 10K in less than 50 minutes has been a goal since 2014, so hopefully that will actually … More 2017 Running Goals

My 2016 Running Wrap-Up: Goals met and not met, races completed and highlights

Follow @vanessajunkin One of my biggest goals for 2016 was reaching 1,200 miles for the year, particularly because I so narrowly missed the goal last year. I also knew that even though I have been slower recently, this goal was reachable even when speed-related goals may not have been. So, I was excited when I … More My 2016 Running Wrap-Up: Goals met and not met, races completed and highlights