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Dopey Challenge 2017

Dopey Challenge 2017

That’s right, bitches, I’m a PERFECT DOPEY ’cause I’m too legit, too legit to quit. Mostly, I’m too stubborn to not have legacy status in something at this point. Like Elaine with her Atomic Subs card, I just want the free sub, quality be damned. I didn’t have a lot of running work put in … Continue reading

Dopey.

Dopey.

Registration has opened for Walt Disney World’s Marathon Weekend in January 2017. I’m very excited to announce that I will be doing Dopey for a 4th year in a row. By the numbers: 16 wake up calls before 5 am 16 pre-dawn start lines 16 half-assed costumes, so like, 8 full ass costumes? 16 meals … Continue reading

2016 Dopey Challenge: Lessons Learned

2016 Dopey Challenge: Lessons Learned

My third Dopey Challenge proved to be the hardest in a lot of ways.  Ever since the NYC marathon in November 2014, I’ve been struggling with motivation and trying to gain back some of the speed I had gained after my first marathon and after the Marine Corps Marathon.  The Marine Corps 2015 marathon and … Continue reading

WDW Marathon Weekend 2016: Accommodations

WDW Marathon Weekend 2016: Accommodations

This was my first official visit to Walt Disney World staying on my Disney Vacation Club points at the Boardwalk. And it was amazing. (I know all the signs have “BoardWalk” but I can’t bring myself to type that so I’m just going with Boardwalk.) I’ve stayed here for the Dopey Challenge once before in … Continue reading

Dopey Packing Challenge

Dopey Packing Challenge

I’m special: I pack for the Dopey Challenge using only my carry on suitcase and the one personal item allowed by the airlines. That’s right, no checked luggage. Who’s got money to pay those fees?! If you’re doing your first ever challenge and traveling from out of town it can be tricky. Allocating luggage space … Continue reading

All my bags are packed

I’m all packed up for Dopey! I’ve got all the basics that I’ll need and then some. Here’s to hoping the next time you hear from me it’ll be to say I left that dwarf bloody and beaten outside Epcot again. We meet again, my tiny nemesis.

Dopey Challenge 2015: Let the Planning Begin

Dopey Challenge 2015: Let the Planning Begin

I’ve been planning for Dopey 2015 since I finished Dopey 2014. I’ve been sleeping to recover from Dopey 2014 since Dopey 2014. What I’m looking forward to most of all is to be running the half and full with Kellie as she does her first marathon AND her first Goofy Challenge! Although Kellie seems kind … Continue reading