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My Next Half Marathon

As you might remember, the next “big” race on my schedule is the Athleta IronGirl Half Marathon on April 22 in Clearwater. I’m starting to get a little nervous about it. Why? Because I don’t really have a plan. Here … Continue reading

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Believe You Can…And You Will! {Michelle’s Inspiring Story}

I mentioned in my recap of the Princess Half Marathon recap that I ran the race “solo” but I never felt alone. That is mostly because of the amazing people I met along the way. One of those people is … Continue reading

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Disney Princess Half Marathon Advice

I know I’ve said it before, but the Princess Half Marathon really has been on my bucket list for years. Don’t believe me? Here’s proof. Back in September 2009, I wrote a post¬†titled “I Want to Be a Princess”¬†about wanting … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

I still have a few more posts to write about my amazing weekend, but I have to tell you first what’s next on the horizon for me. That’s always the question after a big race, right? “What’s next?” I have … Continue reading

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Awesome Costumes at the Princess Half

I definitely had fun dressing up for the Princess Half… But I wasn’t the only one. Everywhere you looked at this race, there were people in AWESOME costumes. Thankfully, my sister got a photos of some of the most amazing … Continue reading

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Disney Princess Half Recap

I have heard about the Disney Princess Half for years and have dreamed about being a part of it, but never thought I would actually be lucky enough to run it. That dream came true this weekend and I have … Continue reading

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Disney’s “Fit for A Princess” Expo!

Before I tell you about the Expo, let me take a moment to show you the amazing view from my hotel room at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Giraffes on parade? Yes please! We headed over to the ESPN Wide World … Continue reading

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Disney Princess Packing List

Guess what? I’m going to Disney World…tonight! That’s right. My unbelievable whirlwind of a weekend begins tonight. That meant I spent last night packing for my first ever destination race. I actually didn’t realize that until I started packing – … Continue reading

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St Pete Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Recap

One word to describe my first half marathon? COLD. Here is the craziest part. It has been in the 80′s here over the past week. Then we woke up this morning to temperatures in the low 30′s. As if that … Continue reading

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What Should I Wear For My Race Tomorrow?

I am totally a wimp when it comes to cold weather. As a Florida native, I break out the sweaters and scarves when the temperatures drop into the low 60s. You think I’m kidding. We have had really warm weather … Continue reading

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