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Runners of Steel (Part 1: 5K and Expo)

Runners of Steel (Part 1: 5K and Expo)

By Princess Jodi Warning: Picture Overload Ahead! It had arrived: race weekend! I had a mother of a road trip ahead of me as I prepared to drive almost 5 hours to Buffalo where I’d meet my princess partner in crime, Laural. From there, we’d drive a few more hours together to decend on Pittsburgh, the … Continue reading

Keeping It Honest

Keeping It Honest

By Princess Alana Thank you, virtual world, for keeping me an honest woman! This blog was first created more as a virtual scrapbook of our journey to the Castle. Since attaining that goal, we have met so many amazing woman, who unbeknownst to us, were inspired and had the courage to begin their own journey … Continue reading

Princess of Steel

Princess of Steel

By Princess Jodi When my spring race calendar started to come together, a definite theme emerged: badass. Starting with Around The Bay, I would run my longest race ever on an infamously challenging 30K course and follow that up a month later by becoming a Runner of Steel while running the bridges of the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon. While I … Continue reading

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

Around The Bay 30K in Pictures

Around The Bay 30K in Pictures

By Princess Jodi I didn’t blog much about the training for this race, despite the hours on hours of treadmill slogging required to get race ready during the coldest, most uncooperative winter, for a very simple reason: I didn’t know if I could actually do it. It was my longest race ever, and also my longest run … 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

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