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
Now that May is coming to an end, I’m finally getting to my April running recap. It’s been a busy couple months of running and other plans. I ran 100.22 miles. I was happy to make it to 100 miles in a month for the first time since January. I ran my fast 1600 in … More Finally… My April running recap!
I’ve been easing back into my running mileage as I recover from plantar fasciitis (and I hope it’s gone for good at some point!). However, this allowed me to do a lot of yoga during March. Here’s how the month went: I ran 72.9 miles. This is not a particularly high-mileage month for me, but … More March Running Wrap-Up: Some running and a lot of yoga
In 2021, I was successful in meeting three of my four goals. The year seemed to go well, so my 2022 goals are pretty similar, with a few tweaks. They are challenging but reasonable. Keep up the monthly 1600-meter runs for speed and run sub-8:00 by the end of the year. Back when I was … More These are my running goals for 2022
It took me a while to get to my first 100-mile month in 2021, but once I did it in May, I did it again in June. There were a lot of miles crammed in at the end, but I made it happen, and I had a good running month with some fun locations for … More June running wrap-up: Another 100-mile month and fun running locations
It’s only the first day of May, and the month is already off to a busy start with the Pittsburgh Marathon virtual relay today, the Run for the Animals Half Marathon tomorrow and deliveries from the Brooks Run Happy Team and the Pittsburgh Marathon today. But in this post, I’m wrapping up April. I ran … More Monthly Wrap-Up: Continuing to get faster during April
I didn’t have any races during March, but I used the month as an opportunity to get faster and run in some different locations. I ran 90 miles. It’s always nice to hit 100 miles in a month, but I haven’t done that yet in 2021. I was happy with 90. I also happened to … More Getting faster and moving every day during March
September was a pretty busy month of running for me. My last run of the month not only got me to 100 miles for the month, but 1,000 for the year. I ran 101.31 miles. Thirty-one of these miles were at the Pemberton 24, which included both running and walking. I did two in-person races … More September running wrap-up: 1,000 miles down in 2020, two in-person races and more
Follow @vanessajunkin I love running in Ocean City, Maryland. I did a group run there recently with a couple friends, and I enjoy running on the Boardwalk and in town when I get a chance. But after nearly a decade of living in Salisbury, I still hadn’t run at Northside Park until recently. My boyfriend … More I finally ran at Ocean City’s Northside Park!
Follow @vanessajunkin May was a busy month of running, but with the day off work today, I’m actually getting my monthly wrap-up out right after the month’s end! I ran 112.1 miles. This was right in the middle of my monthly mileage so far — I had two months in which I ran more, and two … More A marathon and more: My May running wrap-up