The more I read, scroll through Instagram and watch TikTok videos, the more I see I’m not alone when it comes to mental illness. I’ve been doing well for a while, but there’s something validating about realizing just how common it is. I recently listened to Katie Arnold’s book, “Running Home: A Memoir,” in which … More Runner Reads: Katie Arnold’s “Running Home: A Memoir” a look into grief and mental health
Follow @vanessajunkin I did run the Tim Kennard River Run yesterday, but before I get to that post, I have to wrap up February’s running. It’s a little later than usual for my monthly wrap-up, but better late than never, right? I ran 87.11 miles. While not a super-high mileage month for me, I did take six … More February: An exciting month in my running life!
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!