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39 and Holding on Tight

39 and Holding on Tight

By Princess Alana Well the day has come that I am officially holding on tight to my 39th birthday. I can’t help but reminisce and reflect on how lucky I am to have a wonderful family, a vocation in teaching and a great group of friends. Fortunately, as well, I have been given a clean bill … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

Running on Vacation

Running on Vacation

Vacations are meant to be a break from schedules and routines, but it doesn’t have to mean a break from running! Run away from life for a week, sure, but don’t run away from your fitness goals. Some of my favourite runs have taken place while on vacation. I know that some people consider exercising on … Continue reading

Introducing Princess Laural

Introducing Princess Laural

Anyone who reguarly reads our blog knows that our training for the 2013 Princess Half-Marathon changed our lives in many ways. One of the most unexpected gifts of choosing that race at that time was meeting a fellow princess-in-training who lived in a land not too far away from us. Her name is Laural. And … Continue reading

Running into 2015!

Running into 2015!

Last blog, Princess Jodi took a run down memory lane including highlights of her most memorable moments from 2014.   This week, let me share how 2015 came in like a lion. Roar! Since Jodi and I began this blog only three short years ago, running the New Year’s Resolution Run has become quite a tradition … Continue reading

A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

A couple of times each summer I get a brief taste of what life would be like without kids. In between soccer and basketball and outer space and music camps, they enjoy some time at one of the most popular camps ever: Camp Nana! I am lucky enough that my mother lives only 30 minutes away and … Continue reading