The Girls on the Run saying of “Girls on the Run is so much fun!” really is true, even for a 28-year-old like me. … More What my first season of Girls on the Run was like
Follow @vanessajunkin I’ve run a lot of races, but before last weekend, I’d never done one in a chicken costume. The Chase the Chicken 3K Fun Run/Walk was held on Saturday, Aug. 18, as part of the Wicomico County Fair at WinterPlace Park. I work for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism, which partnered with … More Chase the Chicken 3K: What it was like to run as a ‘chicken’
Follow @vanessajunkin Cluck! Cluck! The Wicomico County Fair is getting a fun new addition with the inaugural Chase the Chicken 3K Fun Run/Walk. And I get to have a fun role at this race — as one of the two “chickens” runners will be aiming to beat! When I’m not a runner — or a … More Chase the Chicken 3K: Looking forward to being a ‘chicken!’
I run several races year after year, so it’s fun to be able to compare times on the same course. Earlier this month, I ran the Summer Cross Country 5K Series race at WinterPlace Park, where I ran the course 14 seconds faster than last year. In the past, there have been two or three … More Summer Cross Country 5K Series race a little faster than last year’s
How awesome is it that I get to promote races as part of my job? I am the assistant director of marketing and public relations for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism, and one of our two 5Ks of the year — the Run to Remember Memorial Day 5K — is coming up on Saturday. … More Join me at the Run to Remember Memorial Day 5K on Saturday!
Follow @vanessajunkin I didn’t go into the Summer Cross Country 5K Series race this morning expecting to get a fast time, and that expectation turned out to be correct. This morning’s 5K at WinterPlace Park was the first of two of these summer events. I headed over this morning for the 8:30 a.m. race despite getting … More Summer Cross Country 5K Series a fun time
Follow @vanessajunkin// The cost can add up when you run a lot of races. Why not take advantage of some fun, community-oriented, free or low-cost events this summer? Another All-Comers Track Meet is coming up this month, and the dates have recently been released for next month’s Summer Cross Country 5K Series. Both events are in … More Free track meet, $5 cross country races coming up in Salisbury