May and June Running Wrap-Up: Many miles in May and a marathon in June

Now that we’re nearing the end of July, May seems like so long ago. But in keeping with my monthly wrap-ups, I’ll be recapping both May and June! I ran 142.7 miles in May and 68.05 miles in June. I ran a lot in May as I trained for Grandma’s Marathon — my highest monthly … More May and June Running Wrap-Up: Many miles in May and a marathon in June

Run For The Animals Half Marathon: A taste of warmer weather… and ice cream!

On Sunday, May 2, I headed down to the Eastern Shore of Virginia for my second Run For The Animals Half Marathon within a year. The Run For The Animals is normally held in the spring, but last year’s race was postponed to November because of the pandemic. The race last weekend was the 10th … More Run For The Animals Half Marathon: A taste of warmer weather… and ice cream!

Run for the Animals a delicious and fun time

Follow @vanessajunkin I’ve been to a lot of races, and the food spread at the Run for the Animals in tiny Onancock, Virginia, is simply amazing. Before I even started the race, I had a delicious glazed doughnut with chocolate frosting. These doughnuts were waiting inside the Historic Onancock School, outside of which the race starts and … More Run for the Animals a delicious and fun time