October 2016 Update

I can’t believe it is mid-October!  Where does time go these days? Work consumed most of September since I had a few major events.  So, when October rolled around, it was a natural step back from weekend work and add more play!  Although, I will fully admit that I am so exhausted by all the travel. First up, California!  We traveled to Newport Beach for a wedding.  Cora was the ever adorable flower girl!  And, since we were so close {Read More}

Race Recap: 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon

The second half of the Dumbo Double Dare Challenge included runDisney‘s 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon.  {Read about the first part of the Dumbo Double Dare Challenge, the Disneyland 10k here.}  Jake and I both wanted to take it easy for this run.  I was treating it as a long training run for Marine Corps Marathon and this gave me a chance to take in the sights of the race. Just after Mile 1, runners entered the back lots of California {Read More}

Race Recap: Disneyland 10k

On Labor Day weekend, The Disneyland 10k was the first part of the inaugural Dumbo Double Dare Challenge. Thanks to the time change, I was up and ready to roll for this run.  From the Grand California, we had a really short walk to the starting area.  When we got there it was a bit confusing since the 5k had just started.  And, that also meant the 10k runners were being held and not allowed into the corrals.  Jake said {Read More}

Dumbo Double Dare: The Racecation

These days, I often find a race and then build a vacation around it.  That my friends is called a racecation.  Labor Day weekend, Jake and I headed to Disneyland for the inaugural runDisney Dumbo Double Dare Challenge.  The Challenge included a 10k on Saturday followed by the half marathon on Sunday.  Due to work schedules we flew in separately.  I flew in on Thursday since I was running both races and it was really nice to have a bit {Read More}