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Coach Details: Ms. Vanessa Dawn Junkin

Ms. Vanessa Dawn Junkin


Ms. Vanessa Dawn Junkin
Salisbury, MD, United States

Personal Background
Vanessa Junkin became a Road Runners Club of America Level 1 certified coach in August 2018. Junkin is secretary of the Eastern Shore Running Club and leads weekly group runs with the club, one of which is a slower-paced run-walk. She decided to become a certified coach to bring additional knowledge to the Eastern Shore Running Club. Look for coaching tips every Monday on the club's social media pages. Junkin lives in Salisbury, Maryland, and has been running for more than a decade. She has run eight marathons and a 50K, along with numerous shorter-distance races. She also writes a running blog, She Runs by the Seashore; freelances for RunWashington; paces half marathons; and is starting as a Girls On The Run coach this fall.

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