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
Disclaimer: I am an ambassador for the St. Michaels Running Festival Half Marathon. I had a range of days to pick from for my virtual St. Michaels Running Festival Half Marathon, but I decided I wanted to run on the day the race was originally scheduled — today, May 16. It was the first day … More Virtual St. Michaels Half: The heat is here!
My state, Maryland, was under a stay-at-home order during all of April because of the coronavirus, but thankfully, we were able to leave the house for exercise, so I could still run. However, keeping the stay-at-home order in mind, I did do all of my runs in April starting from my house, rather than driving … More April Wrap-Up: 100 miles in another odd month
It looks like virtual races are all we will be able to have for a while, and on Saturday, April 25, the day that the Zoo Stampede was supposed to take place here in Salisbury, I ran the Virtual Zoo Stampede 5K Self Challenge. I hadn’t signed up for this race. I likely would have … More I improved my virtual 5K time at the Zoo Stampede
It was time for yet another virtual run on Wednesday. I ran Part 2 of the 5K for Front Lines Virtual Run/Walk on Wednesday, April 15 — my fifth virtual race since coronavirus started impacting our lives. This virtual run/walk was put on by Wicomico County Recreation & Parks, where I work, in partnership with … More I ran for the front lines again!
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
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
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
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!
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!