Celebrate Global Running Day virtually with the Global 24 Hour Relay

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Global 24 Hour Relay 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 past few years, I’ve celebrated Global Running Day — the first Wednesday in June — with a big group run … More Celebrate Global Running Day virtually with the Global 24 Hour Relay

I ran a virtual 5K to support Wicomico’s frontline employees — and you can, too

On Wednesday, April 8, I set out for my first 5K for speed since September. But the pace didn’t really matter — what mattered was logging the 3.1 miles that would help get a meal to a frontline employee in Wicomico County. Wicomico County Recreation & Parks, where I work, partnered with Amerigroup and the … More I ran a virtual 5K to support Wicomico’s frontline employees — and you can, too

Another virtual race complete: The Salisbury Half Marathon

Two weeks after the virtual Shamrock Dolphin Challenge, I was out on the streets of Salisbury for another virtual race — the Salisbury Half Marathon. Before the in-person race was canceled along with events throughout the country, I wanted to run a fast-for-me half on the flat Salisbury course, ideally hoping to beat the 2:18 … More Another virtual race complete: The Salisbury Half Marathon

My first virtual race weekend: The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend Dolphin Challenge

Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Dolphin Challenge during Shamrock Marathon Weekend 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 reason I sign up for races isn’t the shirts or medals — it’s the experience. I love testing myself … More My first virtual race weekend: The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend Dolphin Challenge

If Girls Ran the World Check-In: Three weeks down!

Follow @vanessajunkin Another week of the If Girls Ran the World virtual run and fundraiser is now down, and since last Friday, I logged an additional 30.67 miles for the cause, not including today’s run. As I mentioned in my last check-in, it helps to have a place online to log my miles where people can … More If Girls Ran the World Check-In: Three weeks down!

If Girls Ran the World Check-In: Almost Halfway!

Follow @vanessajunkin We’re almost halfway through October, which means I’m nearly halfway through my If Girls Ran the World virtual run and fundraiser. In case you missed my previous post (read it here), I am participating in If Girls Ran the World, an effort in which participants log miles that are added up while also … More If Girls Ran the World Check-In: Almost Halfway!