Gate River Run 2014: Conquering the Green Monster

This was my third running of the Gate River Run.  The recaps of the first two runs (in 98 and 13) are here.  When I ran it last year, I was suffering from a terrible head cold and almost didn’t even start.  I managed to finish with a 1:50 in 2013 but felt like I really could have done a lot better if I had been well. This year, I originally wanted to finish in … Continue reading

runDisney Princess Weekend – Princess Half Race Recap

Settle in, this is a long one.  But there are lots of pictures, so enjoy! After the 10k and Kids Races on Saturday, I did resist the temptation to go to the theme parks with Erik and Eli because I knew I needed to rest up before the Half the next morning.  We did head over to Downtown Disney using all the forms possible of Disney transportation.  For a three-year old, that’s even better than … 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