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At many running events, I’ve seen folks walking the race in a boot and each time, I’ve been pulled in two different directions: One that says, “Oh my gosh, that’s ROCK STAR,” and another that says, “Oh my gosh, that’s INSANE!” Never once did I think it’d be wearing a boot one day.

Cue the 2016 Wine & Dine Half Marathon. [click to continue…]

runDisney in the Rain: Running in the Rain tips!

Rain at runDisney can be a total bummer. Those of us who survived the 2014 Wine & Dine (aka Splash & Dash) Half Marathon knows this quite well! But they can still be a total blast if you’re prepared, comfortable, and go in with good expectations. So in a recent Jammin’ On The Run episode, Rob and I chatted about runDisney in the rain by expanding on content from a previous Tips for Running in the Rain blog post.

To watch the video, go to our Joyful Miles Channel! [click to continue…]


Happy (belated) Valentine’s, everyone! Love is in the air this month and Love is also the topic of today’s Friday Five Blog Link Up hosted by Fairytales and Fitness and Running on Happy. So today I’m chatting about the Five Running Gear, Gadgets & Goodies I can’t run without! (Plus an honorable mention. Because it’s hard picking just five.)

*Caveat: I’m not allowed to list smart phones, running shoes or sports bras, since that’d be too easy! [click to continue…]

2018 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Proof of Time Reminder

For those of you doing runDisney’s 2017 Tinker Bell Half Marathon in May, be sure to get your Proof of Time in by February 14th! Better yet, take care of it today in case you forget. (Nag, nag, nag.) To do so, click on this link that will take you to Active.com.

And if this is your first time tackling Tink or the 5k and 10k, be sure to check out our previous 2016 race recaps: [click to continue…]

Mental Games: How to Stay Motivated to Run and Train

Need some advice on how to power through those long runs and challenging races? In a recent episode of Jammin’ On The Run over at our YouTube Channel, we chatted about our favorite tricks and mental games to get us out the door, through difficult runs, and over finish lines.  [click to continue…]


The four of us Joyful Milers love to run in costumes … even Rob! They are a great way to add excitement and fun to a race, whether it’s a local 5k, a major race, or runDisney event! Jackey gave some advice back in September and I’ve shared my Five Favorite Running Costumes, but with Disney’s Princess Half Marathon around the corner, you can’t have too many tips! So here’s yet another article on how to put together a running costume that will add some pep to your step … and avoid a total costume fail. [click to continue…]

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