The Non-Princess Guide to runDisney Races

non-Princess runDisney Guide

I have a confession. Not once in my life, have I ever dreamed of being a Disney princess. Now, I realize many girls have. They love to dress up like the princesses. They love meeting the princesses in the parks. Good for them! Me? I would rather meet one of the Avengers or Han Solo. […]

The Many runDisney Race Themes

runDisney Race Themes

There is always magic when Disney is involved. Walk into any park and the themes tell an amazing story! Become a pirate in Adventureland. “Fly” into space in Tomorrowland. Visit various countries in World Showcase. Even go on an African safari. When it comes to runDisney races, the weekend also includes a theme! Interwoven throughout […]

2014 Susan P. Wheatlake 5K

Susan P Wheatlake 5K

My spring races have been far from ideal. I trained for months, just for things to pop up on race day that I couldn’t really control. I went into this race hoping for a PR, even if it was just by a second. I got to the race early to help set up. (This is […]

Amway Grand Hotel vs. JW Marriott in Grand Rapids

Amway Grand Hotel

When it comes to my race schedule, many races occur in a┬ácity that requires a little bit of travel – Grand Rapids, Michigan. This city is home to some of my favorite races – Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, 5/3 River Bank Run, The Color Run and the Grand Rapids Marathon. While Grand Rapids is about […]