Posts tagged Star Wars
Star Wars Dark Side 10K Recap

To wear a race costume or not to wear a race costume. That always seems to be the question. Especially when running at Walt Disney World. Humidity is my Kryptonite. If I could run in a tiny sports bra and booty shorts, I would. Believe that. But since I can't, and since it was the Inaugural WDW Star Wars 10K, I had to think. I knew I didn't want to wear a Star Wars themed costume. I wanted to be creative, unique and out of this world. My first thought: Captain Eo. Problem? Too many clothes. Second thought? Epcot Minnie Mouse circa 1980s.

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Rebel Challenge Recap Part 2: Star Wars Half Marathon

The night before the Star Wars Half Marathon I did something I've never done before. I know that switching up your routine before or during a race is (in theory) never a good idea but I like to test myself and I've never had an issue. So the night before the Star Wars Half, after an amazing dinner of "Walt's Favorite" Homemade Meatloaf at Carnation Cafe, I left Disneyland at about 7:00 pm. I went back to my hotel room and I did the unimaginable.

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Rebel Challenge Recap Part 1: Star Wars 10K

Falling asleep the night before the Star Wars 10K was impossible. I blame Sir Elton John. My Friday went from the Star Wars 5K to the Lilly Belle to Club 33 to watching Sir Elton John perform live in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. Seriously. It was like a dream and I was too excited to sleep. I STILL have goosebumps!

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runDisney Star Wars 5K Recap

My first race of Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend was the Star Wars 5K. Not part of the Rebel Challenge, the Star Wars 5K is an untimed family fun run through the parks. The race started dark and early Friday morning at 5:30 AM. I was excited to take my new Garmin Forerunner 230 for a spin! Yes, I would be following doctor's orders and walking, but I was still excited to start this journey to recovery on the right track.

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