I should start by saying that I am an ambassador for the Hot Chocolate Race Series, so of course I love this race. This year was my first year running the Hot Chocolate as an ambassador, so I was very excited to run it from a new perspective. This was the 5th year for the […]Read more "Hot Chocolate St. Louis"
I am currently training for my first Dopey Challenge. I am using Jeff Galloway’s training plan, and there are two times during the training that the plan has you do a practice Dopey Challenge. 4 days in a row of running, increasing the mileage each day. The first practice Dopey fell over Thanksgiving weekend. Here […]Read more "Practice Dopey Challenge"
If you haven’t been to Disneyland recently, they have introduced a new electronic fastpass system, called Maxpass. No worries if you still love the paper fastpasses, because they are still available too. This system is very different than the electronic system used by Disney World, Fastpass+. One major difference is that it costs. The cost […]Read more "Disneyland Maxpass Review"
The Avengers weekend was never on my Run Disney “must do” list. Super heroes aren’t really my thing, so I just never felt drawn to the race theme or the medals. But, when it is your last chance to earn a Coast to Coast medal for at least a few years, you sign up anyway. […]Read more "Disney Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon"
Two marathons within 16 days in order to become a Marathon Maniac. . . challenge accepted. When I signed up for the Marine Corps Marathon, I already knew I would be running a second marathon at Disney in January. This made me wonder, “What does it take to become a Marathon Maniac?” Well, the requirements […]Read more "Indianapolis Monumental Marathon"
Sometimes you sign up for a race way in advance, and sometimes you decided to do a marathon just two months before the race. . . I know it’s not typical to only train for a marathon for two months, but when I saw that Jeff Galloway’s Phidippides group had registrations available I had to […]Read more "The 42nd Marine Corps Marathon"
Day 2 of the Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis weekend started off chilly, windy, and rainy. Not bad weather for running a half marathon, but I could have done without the wind. For the half marathon my goal was to take my time and not push my pace because I needed to treat the race […]Read more "Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis – Half Marathon"