Follow @vanessajunkin Before wrapping up the entire year of 2016 running, I’m going to take a look at just the month of December, like I usually do each month. Although I didn’t blog a lot, it was a successful month of running for me. I ran 138.88 miles. This is my highest-ever mileage month! I started … More December Running Wrap-Up
Follow @vanessajunkin The Rehoboth Seashore Marathon and Half Marathon Facebook group, with its excitement, support and fun, is just one thing that keeps me coming back to this race year after year. This was my fourth year participating, and I would totally feel like I missed out if I missed this race. On Wednesday, I saw … More I beat my Rehoboth Seashore Half Marathon goal by 33 seconds — and had an awesome experience
Follow @vanessajunkin With a 5K on Friday in my If Girls Ran the World shirt, I passed 100 miles for October and met my mileage goal for the If Girls Ran the World challenge. It wasn’t a race, but I did try to keep up a good pace. I’ve been participating in this virtual run, … More If Girls Ran the World Check-In: Mileage goal met!
It’s April Fools’ Day, but this post has nothing to do with April Fools. Really. It also happens to be the day after the last day of March, so I’m wrapping up my March running. I ran 79.21 miles. While less than January and February, I expected March’s total to be less because I did take … More Nine facts about my March running
There are plenty of things I want to do, running-wise, in 2016, but I’m picking four main goals, two of which are holdovers from previous years. Run that less-than-50-minute 10K. Despite getting times of 50:15 and 50:20 in 2014, I never made it under 50 minutes, and then my 10K times during 2015 were much slower. … More 2016 goals: A marathon PR, strength training and more
I’ve reached the halfway point to 1,200 miles for the year, one of my goals for 2015. With my 10-miler on Friday, I passed the 600-mile mark. If each month were to be even, I would have passed the milestone on the last day of June, running an average of 100 miles a month. However, I hit … More Halfway through the 1,200-mile goal