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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Let’s Share Kindness This Valentine’s Day

As you may recall I’ve set a goal to make the year 2017 one filled with kindness and compassion. Today is Valentine’s Day. A time when Instagram and Facebook feeds are flooded with photos of all your couple friends holding hands, kissing, frolicking through a field… I have weird friends. For many, Valentine’s Day can

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Lady Gaga Wins Super Bowl LI; or, How to Get Political Without Even Trying

It’s the first weekend in February. That magical time of the year when Americans learn just how terrible there are at roman numerals and two sports teams of some sort prove that Tom Brady has seen his shadow and there will be something about a goat? I don’t follow baseball. I should also mention that

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Sick on the Couch; or, How I Spent My Weekend

If you happen to be one of the unfortunate souls that watch my Instagram story, you know I’ve been sick the past few days. Well, in reality I’ve been feeling something coming since before Dopey. I managed to fight off the worst of it until after all my races but it was inevitable that I

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My Favorite First Date

I guess I need to preface this post with an explanation. For those that don’t know a lot about me, I wait tables part time. It a great source of income to help pay for races and when I’m not touring it gives me something to do. Not to mention it is a great source

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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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Packing For Your runDisney Weekend

I’ve been a bit spoiled for my Run Disney “away” races as I call them. I’m based right in Orlando so getting to the Walt Disney World races is a matter of getting out of my own bed, in my own home and driving down the street. For Disneyland it’s a bit more complicated but

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