As I trained for the Algonquin 50K, I was excited to kick off 2023 with a high-mileage month for me — more during January than what I ran in 10 of the 12 months of 2022. Throughout the month, I could feel moderately faster-for-me paces becoming easier, which is a great feeling. I am looking … More January running wrap-up: The year got off to a great start
Disclaimer: I received access to Endure Strong training 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! How would you like to have an Olympic athlete as your coach? I’ve gotten that opportunity over the last … More I’m building my running strength with Team Endure Strong and Coach Jared Ward
Disclaimer: I received four months of Endure Strong training 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 have my Road Runners Club of America coaching certification, and that’s certainly been valuable for me, but … More I’m training with Endure Strong! … And participating in the BibRave Run (and walk) Streak on Strava!
I just finished my last run before the Salisbury Marathon, which is coming up Saturday. I’m a Road Runners Club of America certified coach, and I wrote my own training plan for this race, which I shared with the public (see it here). I also wrote beginner training plans for the half marathon and marathon, … More Salisbury Marathon: 493.54 miles down, 26.2 to go
Even though we’re already more than a third through February, I’m going to continue my monthly wrap-up posts. Here are some things to know about my January running. I ran 131.67 miles. That’s a pretty high-mileage month for me, so I figured it may be my highest January mileage ever logged. I looked back through the logs I’ve kept since 2011 on Excel … More I started out 2019 with my highest-mileage January ever
Follow @vanessajunkin The month of September was a busy one for me, when it came to running, racing and training. I ran my highest monthly mileage ever — 155.43 miles. In August, I ran my then-highest monthly mileage of 150 miles, and then I surpassed that in September with my total of 155.43. I ran … More A strong September: Another record mileage month!
Disclaimer: I received free entry to Freedom’s Run 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 finished my second 20-miler of my Freedom’s Run marathon training this morning, which means it’s now time to taper for the remaining almost-three weeks … More Freedom’s Run Marathon training: Time to taper!
Follow @vanessajunkin The hashtag #RichmondReady is one that’s associated with the upcoming Anthem Richmond Marathon. Am I ready? Not quite yet. But I will be. The race is one month away — it is set for Saturday, Nov. 11. I have been training, and not everything has gone exactly according to plan, but overall, it … More Richmond Ready? I will be in one month!