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What’s Next?

With each day that passes, its slowly sinking in more and more that I ran my first half marathon on Saturday.  I’m slowly digesting all that I experienced while at Disney World, and am working on putting in words exactly … Continue reading

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I’m A Half Marathoner!

I did it!  On Saturday morning I completed the goal I’ve had my sights on since last March – I ran my first half marathon!  My time down here at Disney World has been an incredible experience, and I’m so … Continue reading

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I’m So Excited and I Just Can’t Hide It!

Marathon weekend officially begins today with the Expo!  After training and focusing on preparing for my first half marathon for so long, its a bit surreal to finally be here at Disney World and in the last stretch before Saturday’s … Continue reading

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My First Half Marathon Is Finally Here!

Its hard to believe that back in March I made the decision to run my first half marathon.  Preston was originally planning to run the Goofy Challenge, but when the Dopey Challenge was introduced in late March Preston decided he had … 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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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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50 Days To Go!

I can’t believe how quickly time is passing by!  It feels like just last week that I was 100 days out from running my first half marathon! And in the coming 50 days, there are many activities on the calendar … Continue reading

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Halfway to Donald!

This week marks the halfway point of my half marathon training. Its hard to believe that I only started running back in March, and that it was only two months ago that I started training for the Disney World Half … Continue reading

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