The 2013 Disney's Princess Half Marathon has now come and gone and I am so sad that it's over. While I will save the full recap for another day, I can't wait to share some of the basics with you now. A Tough Race Let me start out by saying this was one of the … Continue reading This Princess Has Yet Another Tiara…Medal That Is
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About to Become Running Royalty…Again
With the 5th Annual Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend officially kicking off tomorrow morning, this seems like the perfect time to look back and reflect as well as share some of my pre-race thoughts. Why Princess Is So Important Disney's Princess Half Marathon is by far my favorite running event which is for a whole … Continue reading About to Become Running Royalty…Again
A Quick Update – My SUPER Fatigued Week
So, I am promising myself that this will be a very short post since working on the computer right before bed is (I believe anyway) contributing to the fatigue that has put me in a funk this week. Let me recount the last few days... Pre-Princess Training My final days of Princess Half training are … Continue reading A Quick Update – My SUPER Fatigued Week
PART 2 – 2013 Tinker Bell Half Marathon – Race Recap
At long last...welcome to my recap of the 2013 Tinker Bell Half Marathon! My Pre-Race Thoughts I'm sure this has been pretty well documented in prior blog posts but I was not quite sure what to expect from this race. While I always want to PR going into any race, I had such a great … Continue reading PART 2 – 2013 Tinker Bell Half Marathon – Race Recap
Tinker Bell Half Marathon – A PR Against All Odds!
So I had just an incredible race this morning...but I know I did everything possible wrong leading up to this race and broke so many rules in the "runner handbook." So appropriate that I got back to the hotel to find Hercules on the TV. "I can beat the odds. I can go the distance" … Continue reading Tinker Bell Half Marathon – A PR Against All Odds!
Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon: Race Recap Time!
Where to even begin?! Clearly, I had a great race but let's start from the beginning... Let me preface by saying I don't have a whole lot of pictures since my phone stays safely inside my running belt for the entire race but hopefully my supremely rich and vivid descriptions will paint a perfect mental picture for … Continue reading Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon: Race Recap Time!
I’m a PR Machine! SNEAK PEEK: Wine & Dine Half 2012
Good morning world! I feel GREAT today for one very simple reason: While I will save my full race recap for later, here's the cliff notes version: Race Conditions - Just about perfect. Nice cool temperatures set the stage for a great race Race Gear - This was probably the most comfortable race outfit I have put … Continue reading I’m a PR Machine! SNEAK PEEK: Wine & Dine Half 2012
Locked & Loaded: 2012 Wine & Dine Half
Alright, kids! The excitement is building and that means it's almost time for... THE 2012 WINE & DINE HALF MARATHON! Let Race Weekend Begin! The weather has been absolutely be-u-tiful in the Orlando area lately and today was no exception! Since I have been completely ruined by Florida's scorching temperatures, once the temperature slips below 70 … Continue reading Locked & Loaded: 2012 Wine & Dine Half
“I’m Gonna Wreck It” and a whole mess of random…
To start off, Disney's Wine & Dine Half Marathon 2012 is officially underway! (source) The expo opened this morning at 10 am and closes its doors at 7 pm tonight. Haven't stopped by yet? Well never fear - it will be open tomorrow from 9 am - 4pm too. I will do an expo recap plus talk about … Continue reading “I’m Gonna Wreck It” and a whole mess of random…
A Peek Into The Future
Keeping a docket full of future races is definitely a good way to stay motivated and stay on track as a runner. At this moment, I have quite a few planned in the next 6 months or so. Some are big, some are small. I have lofty goals for some and others are just for … Continue reading A Peek Into The Future