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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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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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Ready for Disney!

We’re finally all booked and ready for January’s trip to Disney World for Marathon Weekend!  Although we registered for the races back in April, it was just this week that we finished up all of our travel reservations.  We kind … Continue reading

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The Road to 13.1 – My Half Marathon Training Plan

On Saturday morning, Preston and I sat down and plotted out our training plans for January’s Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.  We spent 90 minutes mapping out our training plan, using Jeff Galloway’s runDisney training plans as a guide for … Continue reading

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Five Months and Counting

Today marks five months since I installed RunKeeper on my phone and completed my first run.  Six months ago running wasn’t a part of my life; I was simply a running spectator.  Runners have always been a part of my … Continue reading

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There’s No Turning Back Now

Preston and I are officially registered for the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend!  Preston will be completing the new Dopey Challenge, which is 4 races in 4 days (5K on Thursday, 10K on Friday, half marathon on Saturday, and … Continue reading

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Why Running Now?

As I’ve shared my news to start running with my parents and close friends, I’ve often received the question, “Why now?” in response. This question is difficult to answer with a simple one sentence response, as it is a build … Continue reading

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