Category: Running Crazy

The Runner’s Art of Listening to Your Body

So I mentioned last week that Erica and I would be heading up to Vermont to run the Mad Marathon in Waitsfield. You may also recall that I didn’t feel all that ready for this particular marathon. My last long run was during the Dark Side races back in April and between dealing with depression

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Tips to Make the Most of Your Color Run Experience

Tomorrow hundreds of people, myself included, will gather at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee for what has been dubbed the Happiest 5k on the Planet. The Color Run. While this will be my third venture into the world of color, many will be partaking for the first time ever! This includes some of my co-workers

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Gasparilla Distance Classic 2017

Once you’ve completed the Dopey Challenge at Disney it’s easy to think that’s as crazy as it gets. That is, unless you’ve heard of the Gasparilla Distance Classic. This past weekend while thousands of Princesses stormed the Magic Kingdom for the annual Princess Half Marathon Weekend, I was trekking to Tampa for a different challenge.

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My First RunDisney Half Marathon

Be forewarned that I am in incredibly sappy and reflective mood as I sit down to write this post. Just a few minutes ago, I signed up for the 2017 Wine and Dine Disney Two Course Challenge, the latest edition to the RunDisney Challenge family. I had skipped out on running the Inaugural Challenge in

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Race Review: Astin Farms Strawberry Distance Challenge

Last weekend I returned to Plant City for the Annual Strawberry Distance Challenge presented by Astin Farms. This is my third year taking part in the event and it’s one of my favorites to take part in. With the run taking place in early February, it’s at a great point to get my head back

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10 Reasons You Have To Try The Color Run

By now, everyone has heard of The Color Run otherwise known as the Happiest 5k on the planet. Perhaps you’ve heard about it from friends, seen awesome posts from your co-workers wearing an awesome costume, covered head to tow in bright colors and wearing the biggest smiles you’ve ever seen. The real question is, why

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Running Dopey: Walt Disney World Marathon 2017

With the elimination of the half marathon on Saturday, I woke up on Sunday ready for a race. True to Josh fashion, I got zero sleep the night before the race and ended up watching Disney movies until it was time to get out of bed. My pre-race nerves are annoying sometimes. 3:30 alarm. 4:00am

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Running Dopey: Walt Disney World Half Marathon 2017

Saturday morning. I woke up around 7am to thunder and lightning, as predicted, outside my window. The right call was made to cancel the race. The storm that had started the night before as I was writing my blog post was in full force when I woke up and heading towards Disney. I turned to

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Running Dopey: Walt Disney World 10k 2017

The conclusion came at roughly 3:30am on Friday morning that the thing that was going to kill me wasn’t the Dopey Challenge itself but was the early wake up times. So early. This was actually something I anticipated. Read any review of the someone running the Dopey Challenge and you’ll hear all about how waking

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Running Dopey: Walt Disney World 5k 2017

After months of training and subtle denial, the time has come to run the Dopey Challenge. As you can surmise from last Friday’s post, the weekend didn’t go exactly as planned. We’ll get to that. Following the expo on Wednesday I spent the day relaxing as best I could and getting some work done around

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