Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Year Ago

Happy almost 2014!  As I’ve reflected back on all that I accomplished in 2013, its amazing to think about how much has changed for me in 2013, particularly one thing: A year ago I wasn’t running. Now that running has … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 17

This past week was very uneventful as far as my training was concerned.  After my longest run to date (13.1 miles) at the end of last week, I was quite sore and spent much of the first half of the … Continue reading

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2013 Year in Review

I cannot believe that next Wednesday marks the start of 2014!  Where has 2013 gone?!?  If your year has been anything like mine, it has been jam packed with lots of activity, both fitness and non-fitness related.  As I look … Continue reading

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Let The Taper Begin!

With the big race only 18 days away (15 days until Marathon weekend kicks off with Day 1 of the Expo), its officially time to start tapering!  Its still hasn’t sunk in yet that I ran 13.1 miles on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 16

Wow, what a week this has been!  This time of year is always extra busy.  On top of all the Christmas festivities, this week was also my last week of intense training before I start to taper for my first … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to the Courses

Last week runDisney released the course maps for Marathon weekend.  The maps I was most excited to see are for the half marathon and 10k, but since Preston is doing the Dopey Challenge we also took a close look at … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 15

After feeling run down during much of week 14, I knew that I wanted to play it a bit safer during this past week of training.  Since I had an 11.5 mile run planned for over the weekend, I only … Continue reading

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30 Day Countdown

As each day passes, its surreal to think that I’m getting closer and closer to Marathon weekend.  What’s even more surreal is that today marks only 30 days until the big day – 30 days until I complete my first … Continue reading

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My Minnie Mouse Tutu For the Inaugural Disney World 10K

30 days from today I will participate in the inaugural Walt Disney World 10K, which is the newest addition to Disney World Marathon weekend.  When I first learned about the 10K and found out that the race and medal are … Continue reading

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Two More Characters to Join the 2014 New Balance runDisney Shoe Family

Happy Snow Day here from icy Northern Virginia!  What I thought was going to be a quiet, event less morning quickly changed when I received notification of this tweet from runDisney: You are not going to want to miss the … Continue reading

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