July Wrap-Up: Running during Maryland’s hottest month ever (really!)

The month of July sure was a hot one. I feel like I’ve never been slower. I am not all about speed, but I do like to be able to do a run without feeling like I can hardly get through it. I mentioned in my June wrap-up that I’ve been doing plenty of run-walk … More July Wrap-Up: Running during Maryland’s hottest month ever (really!)

August Wrap-Up: My highest mileage month ever!

Follow @vanessajunkin Even without looking back at the post, I’m pretty sure I had a wrap-up post with a similar title last October, when I hit my then-highest monthly mileage of 140.5. But I hit 150 miles this month, which certainly calls for some excitement! I ran 150 miles.¬†As noted above, this is my highest-mileage … More August Wrap-Up: My highest mileage month ever!

A tough race to pace: The hot OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon 2017

Follow @vanessajunkin As I ran the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon on Saturday, holding my 2:30 pace sign, I ran up to a runner who said something like, “I didn’t want to see you.” That’s how I feel about this blog post. This wasn’t the blog post I wanted to write. The blog post … More A tough race to pace: The hot OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon 2017