Expedition Everest 5K & Scavenger Hunt 2013 – Race Recap Part 2

In my last post, I recapped the Expedition Everest Packet Pickup and Pre-Race festivities.  On to the exciting race!  Here is the official course map: Photo Credit:  RunDisney This map is just for the 5k portion.  We started in the parking lot, ran around the outside of the parking lot and right before the entrance we encountered our first obstacle, the hay bales.  It was a series of maybe 5 or 6 hay bales that … Continue reading

Disney Princess Half 2013 – Part 4 : The RACE!

Part 1 – Just Getting There Part 2 – RunDisney Meetup Part 3 – RunZilla (and the Expo) Sunday morning, I had my alarm set for 2:15am.  The buses to the race started running at 3am and I wanted to be on the first one.  I’d read horror stories about bus drivers getting lost and traffic jams and I didn’t want that stress.  I woke up at 12:48am and thought the clock said 2:48 and … Continue reading

Disney Princess Half 2013 – Part 3 : RunZilla

Part 1 – Just Getting There Part 2 – RunDisney Meetup After the Meetup, I walked through the still closed countries and re-entered the real world.  It was sad to cross that rope back into Future World of Epcot.  I met up with my family and we spent the rest of the morning enjoying Epcot. Unfortunately, I seemed to kind of have a let down after the meetup.  I was still excited about the race, … Continue reading

Disney Princess Half 2013 – Part 2: RunDisney Meetup

Part 1 – Just Getting There The one good thing about having a two year old who apparently only needs 4 hours of sleep per night is that oversleeping isn’t a high risk issue.  I set two alarms just to be sure, but Eli wakes up at 5am like clockwork (and 10pm, and midnight, and 3am and 4 am) so I figured I’d be safe without a wake up call scheduled.  Waking up went smoothly, … Continue reading

Disney Princess Half 2013 – Part 1: Just Getting There!

Sorry for being offline for a few weeks, things have been craaazzzyyy around here!  So, without further ado, here is the next chapter.  Oh, one further ado:  if you’re super easily offended, there may be too much TMI here, but that will probably happen repeatedly on this blog, so this might be the time to bail… After I found out that I somehow, someway managed to get into the coveted, super-exclusive RunDisney meetup (can you … Continue reading