I had a rare night out of town earlier this month, and I took off work the following day. Of course, I wanted to run and explore some new scenery. During a previous trip to the Rehoboth Beach-Lewes, Delaware, area, my boyfriend and I had stopped at Old World Breads, and I noticed that it … More Rain and holiday spirit combine during a run on the Georgetown-Lewes Trail
Follow @vanessajunkin October has come to an end, and so has the If Girls Ran the World virtual run. So, I’m wrapping up both the month and the virtual run in this blog post. I ran 114.34 miles. This is my highest monthly mileage total since September 2015, and it was desperately needed if I want … More Eight facts about my October running
Follow @vanessajunkin The timing couldn’t have been better for me to check out the first part of a new rail trail in Lewes. I had a pack of 10 barre classes to start using at Sea Barre Fitness in Lewes, and I had just seen the news that the first part of a rail trail … More Exploring Lewes’ new rail trail and beyond
Follow @vanessajunkin With all the running I do, I would consider myself athletic. But today, I struggled with lifting two two-pound weights. Yep, that’s only four pounds. Actually, I couldn’t even finish the exercise we were doing with the weights, and after seeing a couple other people put theirs down and just use their arms, … More She Runs by the Seashore Tries Sea Barre
I’m the kind of person that likes to wait until after Thanksgiving to start thinking about Christmas — or at least before celebrating Christmas — but when it comes to races, it’s good to have some notice. The Christmas-, holiday- and winter-themed races are starting soon, and here’s a roundup of some local ones to … More Holiday races coming up on Delmarva
If you are looking for a race to run on or near Thanksgiving, and you live on Delmarva, you’re in luck, as there are plenty of them going on. Here are Thanksgiving races I’ve found information for, in order of when they’re taking place.