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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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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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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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WDW 1/2 Marathon: An Open Letter to My Fellow Runners

As I sit to write this, I, like many, am waiting to hear about further updates about the WDW Marathon weekend. To explain, the half marathon has been cancelled. Like so many other, I am heartbroken and crying. This really sucks. For some people, this was their first half. Others it may be the only

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Starting to Feel a Bit Dopey

One week from today I’ll have completed the first of four races in the Dopey Challenge. I’ll be on my way to dinner with Erica to fuel up for the 10k after a long day in Magic Kingdom. Erica asked me the other day how I was feeling as we get closer to Dopey. I

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Running Crazy: The Road to Dopey

In just under a month I will be embarking on an insane journey- a Dopey journey if you will. While I really don’t think this is the most insane challenge I’ve embarked on (Gasparilla weekend was a beast), it’s definitely up there. For those unfamiliar the Dopey Challenge is a part of the Walt Disney

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