Tag Archives: Dopey Challenge

Memories from Marathon Weekend

Today marks the first day of Disney World Marathon Weekend.  After having been at Disney World the past two years for this exciting weekend of running, I’m a bit sad that Preston and I won’t be there this weekend, especially … Continue reading

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2014 Year in Review

Is tomorrow really New Year’s Eve?  It feels like 2014 just started!  Its been quite a year, with lots of accomplishments, milestones, and just like last year, lots of changes. January I kicked off 2014 with a whirlwind trip to … Continue reading

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Why runDisney Does It Right

Now that I’ve followed along virtually with those who ran during Princess Half Marathon Weekend, my feelings about runDisney have only been further confirmed.  Although I virtually followed runners at other races this past weekend, there’s something truly magical about … 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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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 – 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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