True Redemption: Pacing the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon the year after a tough race

Follow @vanessajunkin Last year’s OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon was terribly difficult. It was a hot and humid day for April, and I was pacing the 2:30 half marathon group — a pace that should have been relatively comfortable for me on a normal day. However, I was really suffering as I got closer … More True Redemption: Pacing the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon the year after a tough race

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

Pacing the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon: An amazing experience

Follow @vanessajunkin I stood in the starting corral, holding up my sign for the 2:50 pace group. My watch and pace band were on my right wrist; my phone was in my left hand as another timing method. At the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon today, April 30, I participated in a race as a pacer for … More Pacing the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon: An amazing experience

Run with me as I pace the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon

Follow @VanessaJunkin There’s only about two-and-a-half weeks until I’ll be getting on a bus and riding to Assateague Island from Ocean City for the start of the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon. I’ve done the race once before, in 2014, but this will be my first time ever being a pacer at a race. My friend … More Run with me as I pace the OCMD Island to Island Half Marathon