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Random Thursday Thoughts

Last night was one of those evenings when I had several thoughts running through my head all at once. 1.  The craziness of runDisney registration has once again begun. Yesterday at noon, preregistration for Marathon Weekend in January opened.  General … Continue reading

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Best Moments of 2014 Marathon Weekend

The excitement and my runner’s high from running the Disney World Half Marathon last month is still going strong.  Since crossing the finish line of my first half marathon, I’ve been excitedly looking at possible races, both to run in … Continue reading

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FAQs from Readers

Several of you have been asking me several of the same questions, and instead of continuing to answer the same question multiple times, I thought it might be time to put together a FAQ post for all of you.  So … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Final Thoughts and Day 6 – Fun at Magic Kingdom

One month ago today I became a half marathoner!  The runner’s high I’ve been on is still going strong, and although I’ve been a little easier on myself in terms of intensity and mileage during my current training cycle for … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 5 – The Marathon

Our fifth full day at Disney World marked Preston’s second full marathon, but more importantly, the conclusion of the Dopey Challenge. For the fourth morning in a row, we were up well before the sun rose.  Our routine this morning … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 4 Part 2 – Celebrating My First Half Marathon

After completing my first half marathon, Preston wanted to ensure that my first half was properly celebrated and not overshadowed by his pending completion of the Dopey Challenge the next day. We had initially planned to celebrate with Mom and … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 4 – My First Half Marathon!

This was the day that all of the hard work, perseverance, and training I had put in was preparing me for: my first half marathon!  Sit tight, because a short recap wouldn’t have done justice for this race! Despite how … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 3 – Inaugural Disney World 10K

Our third full day at Disney was monumental for so many reasons: it was my first runDisney race, it was Preston’s second race of the Dopey Challenge, and my parents arrived at Disney World that day! Our Friday started off … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 2 – Family Fun Run 5K

Preston’s first leg of the Dopey Challenge was on Thursday, January 9th.  For those who are unfamiliar with this new runDisney challenge, the Dopey Challenge calls for runners to complete four races in four days – a 5k on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Days 0 and 1 – Flying Down and the Expo

Last Tuesday evening Preston and I flew down to Orlando. We had planned on leaving for the airport shortly after I finished up at school for the day, but Monday night around 5pm we got the welcome surprise of a … Continue reading

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