Category Archives: 10k

5 Upcoming Races I'm Excited to Run

5 Upcoming Races I’m Excited to Run

I had to take a long hiatus on my running due to my pregnancy. I did not have the energy to run while pregnant, so it has been about six months since I’ve been really active. That is about to change, though, because I have a lot of upcoming races to prepare for!

My race schedule for the year is filling up, and I am especially looking forward to the following races.

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Dopey Challenge 2014

Dopey Challenge 2014 Well, Disney World’s Marathon Weekend is coming up this  week, so I thought I would do a look back at my experience from 2014 from running the Dopey Challenge. Four days of running a total of 48.6 miles totally kicked my butt, but I had an awesome experience and am a little sad not to be participating this year. I love seeing everyone’s costume choices and really hope everyone has a great time!! I plan on registering for 2017…need to save my pennies! The Expo…

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2015 Marine Corps 10k

I was originally signed up for the Marine Corps Marathon, but decided to defer my registration since I did not train as much as I should have. I decided to sign up for the 10k instead and run with my dad. Marine Corps Marathon Race Expo I went to the expo Saturday afternoon. I parked at Pentagon City Mall and took the metro over to the Convention Center. I picked up my bib and shirt and then wandered around looking at all the different booths.…

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Leesburg 10k

The Leesburg 10k & 5k on October 4th was put on by Bishop’s Events and benefited the Wounded Warrior Project. Packet pick-up was easy and took place before the race. I got there a few minutes prior to the race start at 8am and still have plenty of time to get ready since it was a smaller-sized race. And man, it was a freezing morning! I was definitely underdressed for the start of the race with only a SparkleSkirt and a t-shirt! I was lucky, though, that I…

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A Look Back at Dumbo Double Dare 2014

Over Labor Day is the Disneyland Half Marathon/Dumbo Double Dare Weekend. I had a great time last year running through California, and missing it this year as I am starting to see everyone’s posts about getting ready! Good luck everyone! So, for this week’s Mickey Monday, and to help me feel better about not attending, (and to help excite everyone else), here is a recap of my 2014 weekend! Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Expo To read my full post about the expo, click here! Nathan and…

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