Category Archives: Expedition Everest Challenge

2015 Expedition Everest Challenge

This year was the last Expedition Everest Challenge ever ­čÖü ┬áMy first runDisney race ever was the 2013 Everest Challenge,┬áso this race holds a special place in my heart. I convinced Nathan that we needed to run this last one and I am glad he agreed. 2015 Expedition Everest Challenge Everest Challenge Expo It was a quick trip. We flew down late Friday night, with a return on Monday afternoon. We woke up Saturday morning and headed to Animal Kingdom┬áto go to packet pick-up. It…

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5 Disney Racecations | Friday Five

This week’s Friday Five Link-Up topic (hosted by ┬áCourtney,┬áCynthia┬áand┬áMar)┬áis┬á5 Trips to Take. Today I will share a bit about 5 Disney racecations that I have taken! 5 Disney Racecations Of course my┬áracecations took place at Disney! There is just something magical about visiting Disney AND running! Running in costume is encouraged, and there are tons of character stops (a great time to take a quick breather!) ┬á­čÖé Expedition Everest Challenge Weekend The first racecation that I did┬á was back in 2013. I hadn’t been running…

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Expedition Everest Sign-ups

Wow! The Expedition Everest Challenge sold out in less than 80 minutes!!! I guess everyone wanted to experience the Challenge in its last year! I DID get to sign up me and Nathan (and hopefully our friends made it as well), so we will be making a quick trip down in May! I can’t wait! I had a great time in 2013!   Did anyone else sign up??? Please like & share:

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Expedition Everest Post Party!

After we finished our race and got our medals (and I took a trip to medical to get some ice!), we went back into Animal Kingdom for the After Party. It was about midnight! Animal Kingdom is so neat after dark! The Tree of Life is lit up, as well as Everest. Unfortunately, my phone camera does not do well in the dark.The lines were really short, so we rode Expedition Everest twice. It is such a better ride in the dark. You don’t see…

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Disney’s Expedition Everest Challenge

Heidi and I got to Animal Kingdom around 7:30 p.m. hoping to be able to exchange our race shirts for a smaller size, but we had no luck. No smaller sizes were available.We relaxed in the car for a while, put on our bibs, and then went to get some pictures taken. It was pretty crowded, but the energy level was high. There were two snow machines pumping out snow on everyone and the DJ was blasting music and talking to the crowd.The race officially…

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Expedition Everest Challenge Family Edition

Dressed in my “In Training” shirt! Saturday morning everyone packed up and headed out to Disney’s Wide World of Sports for the Expedition Everest Challenge Family Edition. Only Madre and Ellie were going to compete in the race, but I tagged along to help with the scavenger hunt clues. It was raining on and off that morning, so it was a lot of taking the ponchos on and off.We got a map and had to run around the ESPN complex to get and solve clues.…

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Weekend at Disney World

My new headband ­čÖé My weekend at Disney World finally came! Madre and I left DC Thursday night and arrived in Orlando very excited! On Friday morning Heidi, Madre, and I went to the Art of Animation for brunch, then headed over to Disney’s Wide World of Sports to pick up our race packets. We got there about 30 minutes before it opened, and their was already a line. New Balance was passing out tickets for those that wanted to get the Disney shoes, but…

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