Tag: Running Crazy

Bring on the April Showers

T.S. Eliot says that April is the cruelest month. I’m thinking he had it wrong, March was kind of a bitch. We’ve been starting to get our afternoon rain here in Orlando and it’s been a bit refreshing. I actually really like the rain. Not the monsoons that we’ll be getting every afternoon starting soon,

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Looking Back: Princess Half Marathon Weekend

Today marks the beginning of the 2018 Princess Half Marathon Weekend! It also marks three years since I ran the Princess Half Marathon with my friend Leslie. We were both feeling gross so it wasn’t a pretty race but we managed to have a great time regardless. I really don’t remember too much but I

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Dopey Challenge 2018 Recap: The 25th Walt Disney World Marathon

There’s a lot to be said about running a marathon. As most know, it’s not my most favorite thing in the world. Erica loves them but I’m perfectly okay with running my half marathons and calling it a day. Yet, the Walt Disney World Marathon holds a special place in my heart because it was

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Dopey Challenge 2018 Recap: Half Marathon

If it wasn’t clear from the 5k and 10k recap, it was freezing cold for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend and Saturday was no exception. I am typically a huge proponent of the “nothing new on race day” rule when it comes to running. This means that you should stick to what you’ve done

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Dopey Challenge 2018 Recap: 5k and 10k

Another RunDisney race weekend has come! (Well, it was last weekend but I’m a slacker) As we all know, it is the first and largest race weekend for RunDisney of the year and certainly one of the craziest. The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is home to four races and two challenges. Naturally, as I

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WDW Marathon Weekend; or, A Tale of Three Dinosaurs

The time has come for another Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. Specifically, the 25th running of the full marathon, coupled with the 5th anniversary of the Dopey Challenge and (if we’re being realistic) the 20th running of the Half Marathon. Refer to last year’s nonsense for what I mean by that. We attended the expo

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Avenger? I Hardly Know Her! A Race Weekend Review

One- I’m writing about my race out of order because this is my blog and I do what I want Two- I thought the title was funny and I don’t appreciate the judgement :-p Three- I probably shouldn’t be writing when I’m this tired. Yet another RunDisney race weekend has come and gone and it

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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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Star Wars Dark Side Weekend: Half Marathon Recap

What a weekend! A word of warning that this may end up getting long depending on how many side rants I end up on as I wrap up today’s race as well as the weekend. You’ve been warned. I went into this morning knowing that a PR (personal record) was not going to be in

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