What does the word “impossible” mean to you? For me it means a challenge that I gladly accept. Almost my whole life, many have told me that what I do is impossible. There is no way that someone with the severity of my Scoliosis can not be a runner, much less a marathoner. Having Scoliosis from a very early age did change how I saw … Continue reading Impossible is nothing.
In case you missed the first half of my Goofy Challenge recap, you can find it here. After we ran the half marathon, we headed back to the resort to get prepared for the marathon. My PT, Joe came back to finish working on me and see how bad I was. I was actually feeling OK and not that sore or pained. The only trouble I was … Continue reading Goofy Challenge the EPIC race.
Since the Goofy Challenge was two races and lots of stuff happened, I am dividing my recap into parts. I don’t want to bore you all in one sitting 😉 It all started by going to the expo to pick up the race packets and the VERY popular race merchandise! Luckily I got everything I was looking for and managed to say hello to some … Continue reading The Goofy Challenge (part 1)
As most of you know, Alpha and I run every race in costumes. You have all asked and waited to see what we will be running as this year…Since we are running two races, that meant two costumes! We run in costumes for many reasons: makes the experience more fun, not so serious, helps keep anticipation anxiety under control, and having spectators cheer and take … Continue reading It’s TIME to run!!!!
As we are days away from the 2015 Disney World Marathon Weekend, I thought I’d share my veteran tips as to getting through this weekend and the race successfully. After you’ve spent months and countless hours training for this race, you have now received your last instructions and have confirmed your reservation at your hotel. Packing your bags and the fear of forgetting something important. Here … Continue reading Tips on running through Disney World
WOW! What a crazy training schedule its been for the Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge!!!! This past weekend I finally was successful at completing high mileage. The race is just 2 weeks away and I feel ready! I ran a local half marathon a few weeks back and set out to do a mock Goofy run. After completing the half, I went home and iced and … Continue reading Training ups and downs
Another update on my training for these upcoming races. I have been keeping up with the personalized training schedule I made for myself. I am 3 months into my training with a few setbacks. Luckily this time is a little different from my last training update. I had hit double digits officially and not in the way I would’ve liked. I was due for … Continue reading The Half and Full Marathon training continues