November 2013

My experience with Walt Disney World’s MagicBands

November 14, 2013

You know you’re a Disney nerd when you’re not sure what you’re more excited about: running the Wine & Dine Half Marathon or testing the new MagicBand. I didn’t even know I was getting one, so when the nice lady at check-in brought out the MagicBand box, I immediately whipped out my camera phone and more »

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Ironman Florida: A Look Back At My Training

November 12, 2013

For Ironman Florida, I followed the training plan found in Start to Finish: 24 Weeks to an Endurance Triathlon. Well, I didn’t follow the training plan word-for-word, but I did follow the overall gist of it. What really appealed to me about this plan was how flexible it was. You had the option of training more »

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2013 runDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Recap

November 11, 2013

I did it! One week post-Ironman I crossed the finish line of the runDisney Wine And Dine Half Marathon and earned my Coast-to-Coast medal. Woo hoo! I debated calling this post “What not to do before a 10:00pm Half Marathon” because, let’s face it, I did everything wrong. Besides doing my full Ironman the week more »

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RunDisney’s #WineDineHalfMeetUp

November 8, 2013

Last night I had the honor of attending RunDisney’s FIRST night time TweetUp for the Wine and Dine Half Marathon. I also got to meet Chef Mickey! Score! In case you’re unfamiliar with the RunDisney TweetUps, they’re FREE TweetUps that usually occur a couple of days before RunDisney Races (though, they are starting to organize more »

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Ironman Florida Recovery

November 7, 2013

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I’m not sure I can say thank you enough. Thank you for all the well wishes, thank you for all the congrats, and thank you for always believing in my siblings and I. You guys are freaking amazing! Also, a big thanks to Amber, Jess, Mary, Steph, my mom, more »

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Ironman Florida 2013 Race Recap

November 5, 2013

Both mine and Kelly’s alarms went off at 4:30 and we both sprang out of our beds. It’s amazing how easy it is to jump out of bed when you have a race to get to. A couple of minutes later there was a knock at the door and Ben was greeting us with the more »

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