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Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Day 2 – Fun at Magic Kingdom

During our Wine and Dine trip we had one full day to spend at the parks, so we opted to spend the day at my favorite park, and the most kid friendly park, Magic Kingdom.  We arrived around 10:00, and … Continue reading

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Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Days 0 and 1 – Flying Down and the Expo

I’m so excited to relive all of the excitement from our most recent trip to Disney!  This trip was much different than our past couple of trips, and to the surprise of many, only my second racecation at Disney (3rd if … Continue reading

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Friday Five – April 10th – Five Bucket List Racecations

One of the many things that I love about running is that since there are races all over the world, they offer the perfect excuse to travel and explore new cities.  My travel bucket list is pretty lengthy, as is … Continue reading

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Magical Miles: The Runner’s Guide to Walt Disney World Review and Giveaway

I am a planner by nature.  When it comes to planning trips, whether they’re for a race or not, I often look at every single detail in order to ensure the best possible trip.  From the flights, to the hotel(s), … Continue reading

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Race

If you’re like me, then you can often be found making changes to your race calendar, adding more possible races then you could ever possibly register for.  In a perfect world, money and time would be endless, and your body … 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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