While I was away in Italy some changes to the runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon were announced. Wine & Dine was my very first race EVER in 2011 and I’ve run it each year since… …and in 2015 (despite all the weather delay craziness!) I was able to share it with Jason for the … Continue reading
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Race Recap – 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon
Are you ready for a TON of photos?? While this may have been my slowest marathon to date (thanks to my knee!), I may have PR’d in character photos! This was my 5th year in a row running the Walt Disney World Marathon and while I was nervous about how my knee would hold up … Continue reading
Goofy Challenge -2 Races, 2 Finish Lines!
I just wanted to post a quick update since the last I shared on the Goofy Challenge was my concerns about my knee pain and not being sure if I could finish (or even start!) these races. Well, if you don’t follow me on social media – I DID IT! Somehow my knee held up … Continue reading
runDisney – What to Pack
After doing so many runDisney race trips I feel like I’ve finally perfected my race packing list! A few years ago I wrote out my go-to packing list and trip after trip I keep pulling out this crumpled piece of paper when it’s time to pack. So, I (finally!) thought – why not share the list … Continue reading
Race Recap – 2015 Wine & Dine Half (of a Half) Marathon
So this is an interesting recap…the half marathon that wasn’t a half marathon! Before the Race With a scheduled 10pm start, Jason and I spent much of the afternoon of race day resting in our room. We grabbed a snack around 5pm and got ready to get on a bus for 7:15pm. We had been keeping an … Continue reading
runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Tips
This will be my 5th year in a row doing the Wine & Dine Half Marathon, it’s actually probably one of my favorite races (maybe only second to the Walt Disney World Marathon), which may have something to do with the fact that it was my first race EVER back in 2011! Since I’ve done … Continue reading
2015 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon – I’ll be there!
If you’ve been around Live Run Grow for awhile, you probably know that the runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon was my first race EVER and that I sort of consider it an anniversary. Back in 2011 I went from being a total non-runner to choosing this race as my goal while fundraising in memory of my … Continue reading
Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend: Cigna Blogger Cook-Off
A few weeks before Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend I received an e-mail from Cigna, the Marathon Weekend sponsor, inviting me to a blogger event they were hosting…a cook-off! The event was held under a large outdoor tent at the ESPN Wide World of Sports, it was a great spot, except for it was FREEZING … Continue reading
Weekly Training Recap & February Plank-a-Day!
I have to admit that I’ve never been very good at doing any sort of strength training and I’d really like to change that. Even just a little bit each day can really add up which is why I’ve decided I’m going to challenge myself to do a plank-a-day for February! I’m usually not very … Continue reading
Weekly Training Recap
In case you missed it, this week I posted recaps from the Goofy Challenge as well as a product review from Nite Ize – if you do any running in the dark, you need to check out their INOVA STS headlamp! Walt Disney World Half Marathon Walt Disney World Full Marathon Nite Ize Product Review … Continue reading