I crammed a lot of running into the first part of August, and I also ran my first in-person race since March. It was a good month overall! I ran 120.33 miles. Because of the 78.47 miles I ran in the first 13 days of August to finish the Race Across Maryland, I was able … More August: My first in-person race in months and more
Follow @vanessajunkin If you follow me on Instagram (@vanessajunkin), you probably noticed a bunch of photos me doing — or at least trying to do — a different yoga pose each day during August. This was for a challenge that Soul Yoga Studio hosted last month. I meant to recap this earlier, but I’ve been … More Soul Yoga Studio challenge a fun chance to try new things, see improvement
Follow @vanessajunkin I’ve reached 100 miles in a month before, and last year I even averaged just more than that per month. This year, though, has been a different story: I had been finding it hard to get to that point. I finally did it in August! Here’s my running wrap-up for last month. I … More August running wrap-up: Reaching the elusive 100 miles in a month!
Follow @vanessajunkin I’ve had a lot to blog about recently, and I still have more posts to catch up on. But before we get too far into August — I know we’re already a third of the way through! — I do want to wrap up my July running. I ran 73.6 miles. I wanted to … More July wrap-up: A busy month of running!
Follow @vanessajunkin After years of thinking yoga wasn’t really for me, I now find myself looking forward to my next yoga session. When I did yoga early in my college career, I wasn’t fully invested in the idea. It’s now been probably almost 8 years since then, so I’m now also at a different stage in my life, which could … More She Runs by the Seashore starts her yoga journey