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Disneybounding the Dark Side; or, Dressing For Your RunDisney Race

When it comes to getting ready for a RunDisney race, one of the biggest things for some people is the outfit. I have nothing but respect for those who spend an amazing amount of time creating the perfect costume for their race day. I have seen some amazing costumes out there including one group of

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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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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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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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Race Review: Spring Hill Marathon Mania (Half Marathon)

I definitely got some weird looks when I told my friends that on New Year’s Day I would be running a half marathon. They knew what this meant. It meant that I wouldn’t be doing much of anything on New Year’s Eve. I would work in the afternoon, have an early dinner and be in

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Running Crazy: Mount Dora Half Marathon Race Review

I’ve decided that for the sake of my own sanity, I need to start writing about the races I am doing. There are two reasons behind this: the first is that I want to be able to share with others my experience so they can get an idea of what to expect when looking for

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Running Crazy: Pre-Race Eating

I’m often asked about how I eat leading up to a race. After two years of running I have found a system that works for me. It’s important to point out that what works for me isn’t going to work for everyone out there. Our bodies are all different and it’s important to listen to

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Running Crazy: My 22nd Half Marathon

Today I ran my 22nd Half Marathon. Amazing to think about as it’s been just over two years since my running adventures began. Today’s race was the Florida Holiday Halfathon which was the 3rd race of 5 that I’m doing as a part of the Florida Halfathon Challenge, a race series spanning 5 months that

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