Tagged with Destination Races

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

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

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

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

Road to Ragnar

Road to Ragnar

Napa Valley. I wonder if an hour goes by when these 2 little words are not on my lips or on my brain? … Nah. The countdown is on! In less than 2 months, I’ll be hopping on a plane to San Francisco (with flowers in my hair, as the song goes) to run like a … Continue reading

Always a Princess, Just Not This Year

Always a Princess, Just Not This Year

Well, the royal hoopla has started. Early registration for Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon opens this week to annual passholders and Disney Vacation Club members, and it will be open to the public next week. Having earned my tiara twice, I won’t be registering to renew my royal status this year. I am at peace with that decision. I … Continue reading