Follow @vanessajunkin After seven hours and 48 minutes of running and walking, I crossed the finish line and happily accepted my finisher mug at the Algonquin 50K. I hadn’t expected to get so close to the eight-hour time cutoff at the race, but I made it. Any participant on social media had probably heard that the runners’ mugs … More The Algonquin 50K: My longest run ever!
Follow @VanessaJunkin// The book “Eat & Run,” written by well-known and accomplished ultra runner Scott Jurek with Steve Friedman, provides insight into the life of an ultra runner. And, while it’s interesting to read about, I still don’t want to become an ultra runner yet — at least nothing beyond a 50K, or 31 miles. (And … More A Running Book Per Month: “Eat & Run” finished; “The Running Dream” next