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Running Disneyland Paris: your one-stop Guide

August 1, 2019

I absolutely LOVED the DLP versions of Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain, Small World and others. There are some rides unique to Paris, too, that are can’t miss rides. These include Crush’s Coaster (think a combo of Nemo and Friends, Triceratops Spin and Space Mountain, but in a good way), Ratatouille, Toy Soldier Parachute Drop, RC Racer and more. Explore the castle in DLP, it’s amazing.

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Walt Disney World Half-Marathon Recap from 2018

January 19, 2018

Vital stats: 5:30 am start (alarm off at 1:45) 39 degrees at race start. Character Stops: Wreck-it Ralph and Vanellope Von Schweets, Red Queen, Sebastian, the Cinderella Mice, Cinderella and Prince Charming, Mary Poppins Penguins, Genie, Pirates of the Caribbean, Mr. and Mrs. Incredible, Stitch (plus many other’s I’ve forgotten). Finish time 3:09:22 I went…

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Walt Disney World 10k Race Report from 2018

January 15, 2018

RunDisney’s 25th annual Walt Disney World Marathon weekend continued on Friday, January 5th with the Minnie-themed 10k. Over 13,000 runners made their way through the cold, dark morning hours to finish this second event of the weekend. Vital stats: 5:30 am start (alarm off at 2:00) 37 degrees at race start. Character Stops: Ducktales, Flik…

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Walt Disney World 5k Race Report from 2018

January 13, 2018

RunDisney’s 25th annual Walt Disney World Marathon weekend started in grand style on Thursday, January 4th with the Pluto-themed 5k. 13,000 runners participated in this family fun run, kicking off the first of the four races in my Dopey Challenge Journey. Vital stats: 5:30 am start (alarm went off at 2:00), 35 degrees at race…

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Throwback Thursday: My First RunDisney Experience

August 10, 2017

Now that I have a couple of RunDisney events under my bib belt, and I’ve made a lot of friends through RunDisney, I’m starting to feel a bit like an oddball. Many runners use RunDisney events as their first races — whether it’s a 5k or a full marathon, many first-timers make up these events.…

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