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100 Tips for runDisney’s Princess Half Marathon!

100 Tips for runDisney's Princess Half Marathon!

Ah, runDisney’s Princess Half Marathon, the shiniest race of the year with its sparkle and tiaras and tutus, oh my! I ran my very first runDisney race at the 2013 Princess Half, so this weekend holds a special place in my heart. It’s often the first half marathon for many runners, so today, I’m sharing a [...]


We made it to race number 2 of the Dopey Challenge. And I think I laughed more during this race than I have at any Disney race ever. Let me start with our costumes. Somewhere months back when discussing if we’d do Dopey Challenge I made a deal with Laura I’d run as Elvis, the [...]


Here we go with another 2018 WDW Marathon Weekend recap! I’ve already chatted about my arrival day plus Expo experience, so today it’s all about the Walt Disney World 5k, day 1 of the Dopey Challenge … and what a chilly day that was! (We chat about this quite a bit in my video recap.) [...]


runDisney’s 2018 WDW Marathon Weekend: The Expo!

Oh boy. The 2018 WDW Marathon Weekend Expo. It was crazy and crowded, y’all. Seriously crowded because of two reasons: The large amount of 5th Annual Dopey Challenge participants and a later 12:00pm start for the general public to accommodate a special early bird entry for those who purchaed the VIP Race Retreat Package. Now, [...]

The Joyful Miles Podcast

This week we wrap up our coverage of our 2018 Dopey Challenge with the full Marathon! Would it be another cold morning? What were we feeling going in? How would we end up finishing? Will we do another Dopey Challenge? These questions and more will be answered on this week’s episode! Be sure to subscribe [...]


runDisney’s 2018 WDW Marathon Weekend: Arrival Day!

2018 WDW Marathon Weekend: Arrival Day

And here we go, the first of many recaps about runDisney’s 2018 WDW Marathon Weekend starting with our arrival day on Tuesday, January 2nd! It was seriously hard to believe that the day we’d been waiting for since … oh, when did we register? Wow, last February … had finally arrived and we were about to kick [...]