Fun signs, good advice and a confidence boost at the Anthem Richmond Marathon

Follow @vanessajunkin As spectators cheered for runners during Saturday’s Anthem Richmond Marathon, there were a few who made comments about how I was smiling during the race. I liked that people noticed that — and I remember smiling as people called out my name, which was listed on my bib, or when I saw some of … More Fun signs, good advice and a confidence boost at the Anthem Richmond Marathon

Marathon No. 8 is on the schedule: The Vermont City Marathon!

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Vermont City Marathon 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! So, I know my last post was about my upcoming marathon — the Anthem Richmond Marathon. But I actually … More Marathon No. 8 is on the schedule: The Vermont City Marathon!

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!

November Running Wrap-Up

Follow @vanessajunkin November was a busy month of running for me, including lots of miles in lots of different locations. I ran 130.31 miles. This was my highest monthly mileage of 2016 and actually my highest monthly mileage since March 2015. I ran one race. I ran the Across the Bay 10K for the third year in … More November Running Wrap-Up