Tagged with Marathon Weekend

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

Marathon Weekend: I’d Eat That

Marathon Weekend: I’d Eat That

As we all know, you need to eat to fuel your runs and it’s very important to get proper nutrition after a run (hence why I kinda sorta maybe had Jenn go into Krispy Kreme after a very taxing 5ish mile run). So naturally, I’m all about planning out where I’m going to eat for … Continue reading

Marathon Weekend: Merry Marathon

Marathon Weekend: Merry Marathon

I typically become somewhat despondent when Christmas is over. As a child, I really enjoyed the holidays and used to cry hysterically when they were done–especially my birthday. Even at a young age, I was keenly aware of my own mortality and what better marker of time passing than a holiday? I’ve gotten to the … Continue reading

Dopey Update

Dopey Update

It’s official, after a few phone calls with Central Reservations at Disney World, I managed to secure a discount for January with my very own special pin code. 30% off a Deluxe hotel and after consulting with my sister we decided it was time to return to our original favorite… The Polynesian! I was having … Continue reading

Lesser Than, Greater Than

Lesser Than, Greater Than

Official public registration opens today for marathon weekend! Disney’s introduction of the Dopey challenge and their decision to include the 10k in that, plus the introduction of the 10k in general has raised some questions about attending marathon weekend. Namely, that people feel like running the half marathon/marathon/goofy has been cheapened. Like, “I just ran … Continue reading

Marathon Weekend Plan Part I: Resorts

Marathon Weekend Plan Part I: Resorts

Consider this the first part in a series on my marathon weekend plans. As we rapidly approach the trip, one week from tomorrow, I feel the need to compulsively obsess about every little detail. I know, shocking! So we’re booked at the Port Orleans Riverside. I originally wanted the Boardwalk Inn but then my wallet … Continue reading