Coastal Delaware Running Festival: A nice day to pace the 3:00 group

It was another foggy start. After the Salisbury Marathon the previous weekend, I was ready to start the Coastal Delaware Running Festival Half Marathon under a very foggy sky. But at this race, I had a different goal. At the marathon, I ran a tough-for-me pace, and I nearly met my goal of sub-4:45 — … More Coastal Delaware Running Festival: A nice day to pace the 3:00 group

Consistency and confidence: Pacing the 2018 Rehoboth Seashore Half Marathon

Follow @vanessajunkin I ran this year’s Rehoboth Seashore Half Marathon next to the same person the entire race.  This was the seventh half marathon that I’ve paced, and there have been other races in which I’ve run with people for much of the race, but I was side-by-side with a woman from New Jersey the … More Consistency and confidence: Pacing the 2018 Rehoboth Seashore Half Marathon

A successful, scenic pacing experience at the Coastal Delaware Running Festival Half Marathon

Follow @vanessajunkin Pacing a race can be stressful, but I love it. On Sunday, April 22, I had the opportunity to pace the 2:30 half marathon group at the Coastal Delaware Running Festival with Beast Pacing. This meant that I would run the race at a consistent pace in order to help runners aiming for … More A successful, scenic pacing experience at the Coastal Delaware Running Festival Half Marathon

I’m giving away an entry to the Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon/Half Marathon!

Follow @vanessajunkin I feel lucky to have received two free entries to one of my favorite races — the Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon/Half Marathon. Maybe you’ll be the next lucky one — I am giving one of them away in a random drawing, as I don’t need two for myself! Last year, I received the … More I’m giving away an entry to the Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon/Half Marathon!

I beat my Rehoboth Seashore Half Marathon goal by 33 seconds — and had an awesome experience

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

40th Bottle & Cork 10 Miler a hot race with friendly people

Follow @vanessajunkin In this morning’s Bottle & Cork 10 Miler, I did something I’ve never done before in a race: I took my shirt off. I ran six of the 10 miles in just a sports bra and shorts, tucking the Eastern Shore Running Club T-shirt I’d been wearing into my shorts. It was just … More 40th Bottle & Cork 10 Miler a hot race with friendly people

A fun, scenic run at Cape Henlopen State Park

Follow @VanessaJunkin// I haven’t been running in a bunch of different locations recently, so I was happy to run at Cape Henlopen State Park with my friend Veronica on Saturday. Since we’ve been talking about heading out to Rehoboth Beach for a run for a long time, it was awesome that both of our schedules worked out so … More A fun, scenic run at Cape Henlopen State Park