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Running Tips and Advice

Since the four of us first met through running, this category is going to be extremely busy with topics according to our own personal running style and training goals. If you have any questions about starting your own running journey, please go to our contact page and ask. We\’d love to help you out!


Having serious computer issues while taking on a YouTube challenge such as Vlogtober is seriously not fun. My poor computer needs love and attention from my computer guy, (and a new drive since it’s bursting at the seams,) but I’m hoping it can hang in there until November. When I’m at Disneyland for the Super [...]

Dopey Challenge Training Update: Running on (too much) Empty

After signing up for runDisney’s Dopey Challenge back in January, my intentions were to do weekly updates both here and on our YouTube channel. I had high hopes of sharing news about my recovery from a partial plantar plate tear and then later, chat about getting back into running and starting my Dopey training. Well, [...]

Running and Racing Fears: Let it Go or Go with the Flow

Now, had you listened to our latest podcast, you’d know I was initially going to call this post and Vlogtober video, “RACING FEARS: Pooping and other things to not worry about.” (Which tells you that, yes, there will be poop talk in this post.) But seriously, me telling others to not worry about something is [...]

Joyful Miles Podcast

Happy Tuesday, everyone! It’s just Laura and Jackey in this bonus episode with special guest, Heather Jergensen from the Running with Grace YouTube channel! Heather and Joyful Miles are teaming up for Vlogtober, where YouTubers post a new video every day in October. After the cameras stopped rolling for our first video, we hit the record [...]

20 Ways to Make the Most of your runDisney Race Experience!

With the Disneyland Half Marathon just around the corner, another runDisney season is about to begin! Are you registered for an upcoming race weekend? Awesome, you’re in for an amazing adventure! To celebrate, here’s 20 tips and suggestions to help you make the most of your runDisney race weekend. Oh, and if you’re not yet [...]


Our runDisney Dopey Challenge Training Experience

Our 2016 Dopey Challenge Training Experience

If you happened to watch my recent video about my absolute favorite race experiences, then you already know that the 2016 WDW Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge tops the list. Hands down. It was by far the hardest race I’ve ever trained for … as well as the most rewarding. Part of what that weekend so [...]