I have to admit, I was pretty excited about the 10k. Honestly, for no reason other than it was NEWSIE DAY! The idea for the Newsie costumes came about a few months ago when I text some friends letting them know I was dancing around my moms kitchen to the Newsies music we had just … Continue reading
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Dopey Challenge: The Expo & 5k
I can’t believe Dopey weekend has come and gone! There is just so much to recap, so I’m planning on breaking it down race by race and then I’ll write a separate post with some pros and cons of the weekend and my overall feelings on if I would do the Dopey Challenge again. So, … Continue reading
Dopey Challenge: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED
4 days. 4 races. 48.6 miles. I’m off to bed after an exhausting 4 days, but expect A LOT of recap posts and pictures coming up!
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Newsies to Run Around the World! By Bryan Denton New York – A group of Newsies will be heading to Orlando, Florida later this week to begin a run around The World to spread the message about their successful New York City strike against unfair child labor wages “Once and For All”. The group of … Continue reading
Weekly Training Recap
It’s Dopey Week! The training is done, my 10k costume is ready (keep an eye out for a fun sneak-peak tomorrow!) and I just need to finish packing before my flight on Wednesday morning! RECAP (12/30-1/5) Monday – 3 mile run, 30 minutes elliptical Tuesday – rest day Wednesday – 5 miles Thursday – rest day Trying … Continue reading
Travel Race Recovery Tips
The key to completing a back- to-back race challenge lies in the between race recovery! We’ve probably all got our at-home run recovery routine down pat, but being “on the road” for a destination race may take a little extra planning to get the same type of recovery you’re used to. While I’m getting ready … Continue reading
Dopey Challenge: T-Minus 1 Week!
1 week from the time this post is published (6:15am!) I’ll be crossing the starting line of my 48.6 mile Dopey Challenge journey! The training is done, the trip plans are made, my costume is ready (just 1 for the 10k) and all that’s left to do is keep an eye on the weather and … Continue reading
Weekly Training Recap
Hi! I’m back! So, I clearly took a bit of an unintentional blogging break. No specific reason other than I’ve just been a little stressed and honestly not really in the mood to write. Dopey training is still going well, I finished up my last “mini-Dopey” training week with back-to-back 3/6/10 & 20 mile runs … Continue reading
Dopey Challenge: The Angry Corral Rant
Disclaimer: If you’re not in the mood for a totally petty, ranting, complaining post please feel free to skip this one. As many of you who participate in the runDisney races know, the corrals for Marathon Weekend were released this week. If you follow me on twitter, you probably also know that I am … Continue reading
“Mini-Dopey” Training Week
One month from today I’ll be halfway through the Dopey Challenge! (Race wise, certainly not mileage wise…I’ll only have 9.3 miles out of 48.6 miles done!) This past week I did a simulated “mini-Dopey” as part of my training running 3 miles Wednesday, 6 miles Friday, 9 miles Saturday and 18 miles Sunday for a … Continue reading