2017, About Me, Disney World, Personal, runDisney

2017 Plans

2016 is coming to an end, and 2017 is right around the corner.  Looking back, this year was full of Disney memories for me. We kicked off 2016 with Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World, followed soon by Princess Half Marathon Weekend in February.  We headed back down in April for the inaugural Star Wars… Continue reading 2017 Plans

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About Me, Disney World, runDisney

Review of Star Wars: The Dark Side Half Marathon

When runDisney announced a new Star Wars themed race for the east coast, I was beyond excited.  To be totally honest, I'm not a huge Star Wars fangirl, but my husband and I have loved visiting Hollywood Studios during Star Wars Weekends in the past, and we were disappointed that they ended last year.  The… Continue reading Review of Star Wars: The Dark Side Half Marathon

Disney World, Planning, runDisney, Updates

PhotoPass to Replace MarathonFoto at runDisney Events

While there has not been an official announcement from runDisney, it seems as though Disney's PhotoPass photographers will be replacing MarathonFoto photographers during runDisney events beginning next month at the Star Wars Half Marathon - The Dark Side. Personally, I see this as a welcome change to the current process.  Our annual pass now includes… Continue reading PhotoPass to Replace MarathonFoto at runDisney Events

About Me, Disney World, runDisney

Kenzie’s First 100 Meter Dash

Marathon Weekend has come and gone, and our daughter completed her first 100 Meter Dash as a part of the events.  Many people don't know that children, even infants, can participate in runDisney races.  I would assume most people are like me and are so concerned with getting their own registration in before it fills… Continue reading Kenzie’s First 100 Meter Dash

Disney World, Disneyland, Planning, runDisney, Security, Updates

New Metal Detectors at Disney Parks

In response to recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Disney has installed metal detectors at all 6 theme parks (Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Magic Kingdom) this morning. The fact that a man was recently arrested while attempting to bring a handgun into the Magic Kingdom probably… Continue reading New Metal Detectors at Disney Parks

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Wine & Dine “Half” Half Marathon

No, we're not in Florida for this race, and my husband was pretty upset about missing it.  Last year was his second year at Disney's Wine & Dine Half Marathon, and it was definitely his favorite Disney race.  When he heard about this being the last year for the Osborne Lights, he was devastated that… Continue reading Wine & Dine “Half” Half Marathon

Disney World, Disneyland, Planning, runDisney

Announced Today! Star Wars Half Marathon: The Dark Side!

The rumor mill was once again true!  runDisney has finally added a new race to the lineup at Walt Disney World! Star Wars Half Marathon:  The Dark Side comes to Walt Disney World April 14-17, 2016.  The events include a 5K, 10K, half marathon, and kids' races.  Should you feel so inclined and up for… Continue reading Announced Today! Star Wars Half Marathon: The Dark Side!