What it was like to explore The Running Event as part of the inaugural TRE Influencer Day

Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received admission to The Running Event, a travel stipend for my trip and products from Addaday, Altra, Arcanum, Brooks, CEP, Handful, Incrediwear, Nuun, Vooray, Vuori and Zwift 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! Every Tuesday … More What it was like to explore The Running Event as part of the inaugural TRE Influencer Day

Scenic Run: The trail around Austin’s Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake)

Follow @vanessajunkin I traveled to Austin, Texas, from last Thursday through today for The Running Event, and once I knew I would be going, I knew I wanted to run at Lady Bird Lake, known as Town Lake by locals.  I’d heard about this lakeside trail before, which is about 10 miles long. It was … More Scenic Run: The trail around Austin’s Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake)

Gear Review: Staying safe with SABRE products made for athletes

Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received the SABRE Runner Defense Spray, Duathlete Pepper Gel and Personal Alarm to review 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! I’m not the most intimidating-looking person out there. Hopefully, with the … More Gear Review: Staying safe with SABRE products made for athletes

SPIbelt SPIbeams LED hat lights the way for dark runs (+discount code)

Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received a SPIbelt SPIbeams LED hat to review 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! Colder-weather running generally means more stuff: Lights for seeing and being seen when it’s dark, more layers … More SPIbelt SPIbeams LED hat lights the way for dark runs (+discount code)

Traveling the trails of Washington D.C.’s Theodore Roosevelt Island

Follow @vanessajunkin I took a half-day of work Monday to go to Peter Sagal’s book tour in Washington, D.C. (more on this in a later post). I wanted to avoid traffic and get there with time to spare. And, since I was making a two-plus hour drive each way, I figured I would get a … More Traveling the trails of Washington D.C.’s Theodore Roosevelt Island

Running in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania: The Great Allegheny Passage and more

Follow @vanessajunkin During the last week of September, I traveled to the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania for work. But I wasn’t going to travel somewhere I’d never been before without getting a run in. I stayed an extra night on my own, and was able to get in three runs during my trip, along with … More Running in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania: The Great Allegheny Passage and more

I’m back as a St. Michaels Running Festival ambassador — save $10!

Follow @vanessajunkin I’m excited to be back for the third year as a St. Michaels Running Festival ambassador! The race isn’t till May, but in my opinion, it’s never too early to start thinking about future races. It’s exciting to plan what and where you’re going to run, and it’s generally more affordable to sign … More I’m back as a St. Michaels Running Festival ambassador — save $10!

Gear Review: Rockin’ the Knockaround Sunglasses (+ discount code)

Disclaimer: I received two pairs of Knockaround sunglasses to review 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! Follow @vanessajunkin Recently, I’ve been rockin’ the Knockaround sunglasses for runs and everyday wear. I received two pairs of … More Gear Review: Rockin’ the Knockaround Sunglasses (+ discount code)