Category Archives: 13.1

Running America’s Toughest Road Half Marathon

Last weekend I traveled to Roanoke, VA to run the Blue Ridge Half Marathon – America’s Toughest Road Half Marathon! There were four races taking place: the full marathon, half marathon, 10k, and 1-miler. I was signed up for the half marathon, which takes you over two separate mountains! The Expo Roanoke is about three hours from where I work, so I left right after work in order to make it in time to pick up my bib. The expo was open from 3-8pm on…

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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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A look back at the 2014 Jingle Jungle 5k / Wine & Dine Half Marathon

This weekend is the next runDisney race weekend, bringing the Jingle Jungle 5k on Saturday morning and the Wine & Dine Half Marathon Saturday evening. Since I am running the Glass Slipper Challenge + Princess 5k in February 2016, I am unable to run Wine & Dine this year 🙁 But I had a pretty good experience running these two races last year (even though it poured the entire time of the half marathon!). Here are some highlights to get you excited: Jingle Jungle 5k…

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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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5 Reasons to Run Laughlin (You’ll Want to Check out the Last One!)

A few months ago I signed up for the Laughlin Half Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. (Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!) This race will be taking place in Nevada (and Arizona!). I’m so excited about this awesome racecation I will be taking in December (you should read this post!). We are about 4 months away from the race, and I am starting to get super excited with my training and my…

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