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Top Twenty Must Packs for runDisney's Dopey Challenge

Hard to believe there’s only 18 DAYS until runDisney’s 2018 WDW Marathon Weekend, yikes! With my injury challenges this past year, I’m not as trained as I’d like to be, although cycling, strength training, and PiYo has greatly improved my conditioning. And if there’s one area I’m always prepared … by golly, it’s packing!

So today, I’m following up my Packing Tips for a runDisney Race and Organizing your Resort Room posts with a list of my absolute must-packs for the Dopey Challenge. Yes, this list is long, but when you’re doing a four day, 49.6 mile challenge, you need lots of stuff! [click to continue…]


Holiday Gift Ideas for Runners!

Gift Ideas for Runners!

Looking for some last-minute gift ideas for the runner in your life? (Or, if you’re like me, in desperate need of ideas because you haven’t even started shopping yet?) Well, no worries, here’s a list of suggestions from a post I shared last year plus a few new ideas! Some of which I’m hoping Santa will bring me …

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Tips for Cheering at runDisney's WDW Marathon Weekend!

Can there really only be 20 DAYS until runDisney’s WDW Marathon Weekend??? <<<don’t panic, Laura, it will all be okay.>>> We’ve shared many runDisney tips before, but we don’t have much cheering experience for marathon weekend. So we brought in a pro, our friend Stephen, to help you out! Enjoy and if you have any questions for Stephen, please leave them in the comments below. [click to continue…]

Weight Loss through Happiness and Running

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today we have a guest post by an amazing gal, Jen Sorenson from A Quilting Jewel who we’ve gotten to know through our Joyful Miles Running Club Facebook group. I’m touched and inspired by her journey to happiness and know you will be, too, so thanks for sharing, Jenn!

And YES. The words “just” and “only” need to be removed from a runner’s vocabulary. Read on to find out why! [click to continue…]


Podcast Episode 33: Running on Vacation

This week Laura and Rob are back from vacation, and they share how they kept up with their training while trying to enjoy some R&R. Thanks for listening and have a joyful day!


Joyful Miles Podcast

Avengers assemble! This week the gang is all here to pay homage to the end of the Disneyland races. We recap the last race weekend at Disneyland Resort (hopefully not forever), the Superheroes Half Marathon Weekend. Jackey and Laura had the pleasure of participating in all of the races, so you know it will be good! For part one we get through the Expo, the 5K and the 10K. If you like what you are hearing, we encourage you to leave us a review on iTunes, and subscribe if you haven’t already. Thanks for listening, and have a joyful day!

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