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RunDisney Recaps, Tips, and Announcements

Oh, how our lives have changed since discovering runDisney! (And our bank accounts.) Here\’s a collection of our runDisney blog posts. If you\’d like to see a list of race recaps, go to this page. We have quite a few! And if you have any questions, feel free to contact us!

Top Twenty runDisney Must Pack Items!

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 [...]

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Tips for Cheering at runDisney’s WDW Marathon!

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Podcast Episode 30: 2017 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

This week we are joined by Jennalyn and Nicki to discuss their experience at this year’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend. They both participated in the Two Race Challenge, as well as the after-party. It’s a jam packed show you don’t want to miss!   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast and leave [...]

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Vlogtober is a WRAP: 31 Days of Content Complete!

Vlogtober is a WRAP!

For those who follow us on YouTube, you’ll know my October was quite crazy from a challenge I took on with Heather Jergensen from Running with Grace: Vlogtober! That’s where content creators post a video every single day … which was waayyyy too much for us to take on by ourselves, so we took turns [...]

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Joyful Miles Podcast

In this bonus episode, nutritionist Ellie Kempton of Simply Nourished Nutrition joins Heather Jergensen from the Running with Grace YouTube channel and Laura to chat about nutrition, both for training and races. To learn more about Ellie or to watch the video version of this chat, check out the links below! Enjoy and please SUBSCRIBE, [...]

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How to get Great Character and Race Photos

runDisney Character and Race Photo Tips

Anyone who has ran a runDisney race with me or watched one of my video race recaps knows I love getting character photos! How much? Well, during my fifteen runDisney race weekends, I’ve gotten 352 character photos as well as 25 run-by selfies and countless photos with costumed cast members. (For a complete montage, check [...]

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Joyful Miles Podcast

In this bonus episode, Coach Christine Hinton joins Heather Jergensen from the Running with Grace YouTube channel and Laura to chat about training, the Dopey Challenge and nutrition. To learn more about Christine or to watch the video version of this chat, check out the links below! Enjoy and please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW our [...]

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Tips for Staying Organized during your Racecation or runDisney Trip

Are you gearing up for a fun racecation or runDisney trip? Awesome, you’re going to have a blast! As someone who has gone on many racecations … most of which where I shared a hotel room with other runners, I know how important it is to stay organized. Not only does this eleminate stress, it [...]

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Podcast Episode 26: Disneyland Races Cancelled

Joyful Miles Podcast

We finally have heard the news. After months of speculation, runDisney has announced that is putting it’s Disneyland races on hiatus indefinitely, effective for 2018. Beyond that? It’s anyone’s guess. Obviously, we have to chime in with what we think. So Jackey and I got together to talk about it this week. Be sure to [...]

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