Half a dozen reasons to run the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon 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! For the third Labor Day Weekend in a row, I’ll be returning to Virginia Beach … More Half a dozen reasons to run the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon

2019 Running Travels: Mutton Hunk Fen Natural Area Preserve on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

When I know I’m going to have a day off to myself and don’t have any holiday plans, I start thinking about new places to run. On Presidents Day this past Monday, I had off work. I thought it would be fun to go to Corner Bakery in Onancock, Virginia, for some doughnuts, but since … More 2019 Running Travels: Mutton Hunk Fen Natural Area Preserve on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon: Fun race, steady pace

Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon 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! After finishing the Mike Sterling 10K last Saturday, I got in the car with my friend … More Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon: Fun race, steady pace

Ten rockin’ facts about next weekend’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon

Follow @vanessajunkin Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon 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! The Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon is next weekend! I’m excited to return … More Ten rockin’ facts about next weekend’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon

Back to the Beach: Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach on my race schedule! (+discount code)

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach half marathon 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’m excited for another race opportunity to literally run by the seashore — at … More Back to the Beach: Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach on my race schedule! (+discount code)

Washington & Old Dominion Trail a great place to explore on a run

Follow @vanessajunkin I attended an out-of-town work meeting on Friday, and when I looked up the location on Google Maps, I saw that it was next to two running trails. I was in the Shirlington neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, for a quarterly MATPRA — Mid-Atlantic Tourism Public Relations Alliance — meeting. The meeting was at … More Washington & Old Dominion Trail a great place to explore on a run

Fun signs, good advice and a confidence boost at the Anthem Richmond Marathon

Follow @vanessajunkin As spectators cheered for runners during Saturday’s Anthem Richmond Marathon, there were a few who made comments about how I was smiling during the race. I liked that people noticed that — and I remember smiling as people called out my name, which was listed on my bib, or when I saw some of … More Fun signs, good advice and a confidence boost at the Anthem Richmond Marathon