What better way to start Thanksgiving than with running and eating pie? Sign up for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism’s ninth annual Turkey Trek 5K, and you can do just that. I am the assistant director of marketing and public relations for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism, so it’s my job to promote … More Sign up for this Thanksgiving’s Turkey Trek 5K
UPDATE 9/18/17: This race has been canceled. This is the statement from Big Brothers Big Sisters that I received in my email on Friday: “Due to unforseen complications, we have canceled this year’s BIG 5k. Your registration fees will be refunded. Please reach out to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to process your refund. We sincerely thank you for … More UPDATE – RACE CANCELED: BIG ambassador news — and save $5 on the BIG 5K in Salisbury!
I run several races year after year, so it’s fun to be able to compare times on the same course. Earlier this month, I ran the Summer Cross Country 5K Series race at WinterPlace Park, where I ran the course 14 seconds faster than last year. In the past, there have been two or three … More Summer Cross Country 5K Series race a little faster than last year’s
I didn’t hold onto my first place female title at the eRACE the Stigma, but that wasn’t really what the race was about for me.
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You can be part of eRACE-ing the Stigma of mental illnesses by participating in the eRACE the Stigma 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk this Saturday, May 13, in Salisbury.
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Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Tim Kennard River Run through the Eastern Shore Running Club’s sponsorship of the event. I always look forward to the Tim Kennard River Run, and as always, it was a great race. This was my seventh year running it, and I actually had my slowest time … More Tim Kennard River Run: A fun time as always
Once again, I get to promote a race for my job! The Turkey Trek 5K is coming up this Thursday — Thanksgiving. The race, at Pemberton Historical Park (5561 Plantation Lane, Salisbury) is hosted by Wicomico Recreation, Parks & Tourism, and I am the assistant director of marketing and public relations for the department. I have volunteered … More Turkey Trek 5K is this Thursday!
Follow @vanessajunkin From a Fork in the Road to a Basket of Deplorables to a Rubik’s Cube, there were plenty of creative costumes at the Sneakers & Creepers 5K this morning. The annual free race, hosted by Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, brought plenty of runners out, many of whom were dressed in different kinds of costumes. … More Sneakers & Creepers 5K a fun, free way to get in the Halloween spirit
Follow @vanessajunkin It had been five months since I’d run a half marathon, and that one, I ran as a pacer. But I needed a long run to kick off my marathon training, and of course — I’m a runner — the Pemberton Half Marathon sounded like a fun thing to do on a Saturday morning. … More Pemberton Half Marathon not my fastest, but still a lot of fun
Follow @VanessaJunkin I went into the Salisbury Fire Department Downtown 5K Fun Run with a loose goal in mind. The Olympic women’s 10K took place the previous day. The winner ran a 10K in 29:17. When I saw the time come across on Twitter, I was thinking (and tweeted) that it was actually pretty close to … More Salisbury Fire Department Downtown 5K Fun Run a hot but nice event