Hi everyone! Today I realized something pretty crazy: one year ago, I wasn’t a half marathoner. I didn’t know what it felt like to run 13.1 miles or if I could even do it. And I hadn’t run in a mermaid costume yet. Exactly one year ago today, I was on my way to Disney … More My Half Marathon-iversary
Hi everyone! I’m very excited about this week’s Friday Five with Mar on the Run, You Signed Up For What?!, and Eat Pray Run DC! The theme this week is “Top 5 Race Memories” and I’m so excited to look back on my favorite racing moments! Focusing on these positive memories is definitely reducing my … More Friday Five: My 5 Favorite Race Memories!
Hi everyone! Things have been going well up here in Alaska over the past few days. My cold seems to be gone, I have more energy, and I’m feeling much better. Plus it’s sunny again which means I’m back to my old shenanigans of midnight hikes and long runs along the ocean. Yes, I ran … More A Look Back On My First Half Marathon
Hi everyone! As if you didn’t know, Sunday I ran half marathon #2 – the Love Run Half in Philly. Despite the cold pouring rain I managed a 19 minute PR and had the most fun I’ve ever had at a race! After my first half marathon I was so pumped to officially be a … More I’m A Half Marathoner…Again!
Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I posted but I’ve been busy nonstop! I am so excited to be writing this race recap right now! After all the training and obsessive hydrating that I did for this race, I was pretty nervous all day on Saturday. I worried about all of the “What Ifs” … More Disney Princess Half Marathon Race Recap!
Hey everyone! Greetings from sunny Florida! Yesterday was the start of the Disney Princess Half Weekend, and I just had to be there on opening day of the expo! Since this is my first half marathon ever, I knew that I was going to go hard at the Official Merchandise tent plus I needed a … More Disney Princess Half Marathon Recap: Disney’s Fit For A Princess Expo!
Hey everyone! Yesterday we officially left for the Disney Princess Half Marathon! We left at 4:30 am and drove 12 hours to Savannah. We could have gone the whole way in one day, but we were both crazy tired and my legs started to bother me from sitting so long so we enjoyed our overnight … More Things I Thought About During My 16 Hour Drive to Disney
Hi everyone! In case you didn’t notice, I’ve been writing a lot of sappy posts about how much I love running lately. Yes, it was Valentine’s week last week, but I’m still loving running way more than normal. And there’s really only one explanation for that: the Disney Princess Half Marathon is THIS WEEKEND! Like … More Monday Motivation: A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
It’s Friday!!!! And my goodness I’m so happy! It’s been a crazy week and I’m looking forward to the weekend. Here’s a recap of my week: The Awesome Things: My 10 mile run! Yep, still pretty pumped about that. I finally did the Disney Princess Half costume test run that I’ve been putting off because … More Fabulous Friday!
Hi everyone! Exactly 2 weeks from now I’ll be on a road trip down to Disney for the Disney Princess Half Marathon! Ahhhh! This is the race I’ve been dreaming about doing even before I was a runner. I heard about girls who ran 13.1 mile through Cinderella’s castle while wearing princess costumes and thought … More Wednesday Wisdom: How to Run the Disney Princess Half Marathon!