I have run the Disney Princess Half Marathon two times before...so this will be my third time running this race. But it's been 3 years since I've run this race. The past two years I've run during marathon weekend in January. I can only afford one Disney race a year so I've had to choose which race each year. I'm excited to be going back to Disney and running as a princess this year!
First time running the Princess Half in 2011..and my first time running through the castle!
Second time running the Princess Half in 2012...and I got to run it with one of my good friends!
Highlights of this race:
- Course is pretty flat (there are a few overpasses)
- Disney character photo opps along the course!
- Huge expo
- Running through Disney World!
- It's Disney...so everything about the race is magical!
- Medals are GORGEOUS!
I'm running the Glass Slipper Challenge. That means I will be running the Enchanted 10K on Saturday and the Princess Half Marathon on Sunday! That means I get a medal for the 10K, a medal for the half, AND a medal for completing the Glass Slipper Challenge! That's THREE medals y'all!!! And Disney has the BEST BLING!
For those wondering, I'm in Corral C so come say hey if you can! :-)
So what are my goals for each race?
10K Goal: Run easy and have fun! I don't plan on running hard. These races are all about having fun! I'm not going to worry about my time at all. I plan on stopping for EVERY character stop and taking lots of pictures! And I need to save my legs for the half marathon the next day.
Half Marathon Goal: Run easy and have fun! ;-) Yes I still plan on just running this one for fun! I will again be stopping for as many characters stops as I can! I have another half marathon next weekend so I don't want to push too hard. And I want to be able to walk around the parks for the next few days! :-)
My main goal of every race is to have fun and finish injury free and with a smile on my face!
If you're interested in my recaps from this race the other times I've run it, here they are!
QOTD: Are you running in Disney this weekend? If you see me please don't hesitate to say hi! I love meeting new people!