Mania & Magic: runDisney Registration Days

Mania & Magic: runDisney Registration Days

By Princess Jodi It’s been one week since the drama and insanity of Disney’s Wine and Dine Half-Marathon Weekend registration. Maybe I have PTSD, but I have not been able to think or talk about it without twitching until now. First things first, we got in. Fist pump. This was my first time needing to … Continue reading

Seeing The Light (Spring Training)

Seeing The Light (Spring Training)

By Princess Laural It’s no secret that this winter has been tough for me. It was colder than I anticipated (which is ridiculous since we’re in Canada), and I lost momentum after running my first marathon. Add in some life events that were way out of my control – a car accident, an unexpected diagnosis … Continue reading

One Badass Road Trip

One Badass Road Trip

By Princess Jodi February was rough for me. It was dark and grey and cold and awful. It was the shortest month of the year, but felt like the longest by far. Snow upon snow, bitter cold temperatures, and freezing rain on top of the record snowfalls buried my beloved sidewalks and made being outside … Continue reading

From Running to Spectating

From Running to Spectating

By Princess Laural As a runner, I’ve done a fair number of races, and I love when people come out to cheer me on. In fact, if you name a race, I can name the spectator, whether it was a friend or a complete stranger, that kept me going. There are so many times when … Continue reading

Running Mojo: Keeping It Up

Running Mojo: Keeping It Up

By Princess Alana When Princess Laural posted about her recent running slump, my first thought was that she is human!!! I was so proud of her first marathon achievement, her training and dedication. And, Princess Jodi is the most committed and dedicated person I have ever met in my life. These Princesses, to me, make … Continue reading

The Day I Became a Princess

The Day I Became a Princess

By Princess Laural Once upon a time, in February 2013, I became a Princess. You might know all about the day Jodi became a Princess. And you likely know all about Alana’s special day. But here is my story…a tale as old as time! The Disney Princess Half Marathon was a bucket list item. It … Continue reading

To Race Retreat or Not to Race Retreat

To Race Retreat or Not to Race Retreat

By Princess Jodi At this very moment, princesses everywhere are playing in the parks at Disney World, with medals around their necks and official race merchandise on their tired bodies, as they celebrate their accomplishments this past weekend at the Princess Half-Marathon. Last year, I was one of the them. The year before that too. … Continue reading

Do You Want to Run a Ragnar?

Do You Want to Run a Ragnar?

By Princess Jodi Do you want to run a Ragnar? Doesn’t have to be a Ragnar… It could be any multi-day relay adventure involving teams, vans, sleeping in fields, navigating new places and, of course, running. Lots of running. When I was chosen to run the Ragnar Relay Napa Valley with the Another Mother Runner … Continue reading

Getting Through a Slump

Getting Through a Slump

By Princess Laural Confession time: I’m in a total running slump. And not just a running slump. I’m in a healthy eating, moving my butt, being healthy or wearing-anything-other-than-yoga-pants-when-I’m-home slump. And, it’s a hard one to shake. In October, I ran a marathon. It was amazing. But, that was October. Since that time, well, motivation … Continue reading

Happy Runniversary!

Happy Runniversary!

By Princess Alana Three years ago, in February 2012, fate intervened reconnecting two friends and sending them on a journey of a lifetime. Just like a kiss to a toad, these women set a year long goal to transform their lives through running.  Specifically, these Princesses aimed to complete Disney’s Princess Half Marathon in February 2013. If you … Continue reading