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Friday, October 07, 2011

Okay, here's my final update from the Wine & Dine weekend :)

This one is more of a "regular" vacation blog, recapping the two days we spent in the parks after the Wine & Dine half marathon. Lots of photos included, if you feel like browsing.

onegoofymotherrunner.blogspot.com/20
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arathon.html


Cheers!

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JANEYINMADTOWN 10/8/2011 6:38PM

    Love the Pix...sure looks like you had fun. I can't believe how big Timmy is!

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LAURIE5658 10/8/2011 2:26PM

    I love the photo of LITTLE Timmy and I can even tell you where that was taken...The Land! See, I am a Disney nerd mydelf! Who knew? Right? RB, heres the dealeo, you and I totally have to take time out while we are at Disney and go do Disney stuff together!!!!! Seriously! How much fun would that be? And yes, a Dole Whip is a must!

Thank you so much for writing the W&D blogs. I loved them all!

Love ya, RB!!!!!!

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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 10/8/2011 8:45AM

    So can't wait to meet you in January


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REDFOXTROT2 10/7/2011 5:35PM

    Looks like a great trip! Thanks for sharing!!

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More recaps from Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend!

Friday, October 07, 2011

Last night and this morning, I finished up the next two parts to my Wine & Dine weekend recaps. Enjoy!

Kids' Races
onegoofymotherrunner.blogspot.com/20
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ttle-ts.html


Half Marathon
onegoofymotherrunner.blogspot.com/20
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e-half.html


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JETERSGAL729 10/8/2011 11:55PM

    Glad you had a much better race than last year!! :) You beat my time by about 32 mins! But I started back in Corral E to be with Andrea (I was actually given Corral C).

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RHONDALYN10 10/7/2011 4:46PM

    What a well written race report! Sounds like a lot of fun! Glad the experience was much better this year!

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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 10/7/2011 1:05PM

    Congrats to both of you for awesome races - I am sure you both enjoyed the parks in the rest of the time at Disney

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LAURIE5658 10/7/2011 12:29PM

    OK, thats it! I am scrapping Disneyland HM and going with this one. How can I not? I absolutely loved Timmy and his first racing experience. he will remember this for a long time to come. SO cute!

I LOVE LOVE your style of blog writing because you allow the reader to feel as if they were there. Because I know the layout of Disney World I seriously felt I was there. I still can't wrap my brain around running a HM at night but I feel like I need to experience it.

I am so happy you had a MUCH better experience with W&D over last year and that Disney listened to the feedback. That is the secret to their success and ther eason for folks coming back time after time.

All I can say is, I will be there in 2012!!

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REDFOXTROT2 10/7/2011 12:06PM

    Looks like you had a blast!!! :)

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Back from Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend!

Thursday, October 06, 2011

It's been a while since I've updated my blog here on SP, but have definitely had a lot going on! I'm in the process of writing up my race reports for Disney's Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend (which was amazing, by the way!) I have part I (expo) and part II (Halloween 5K) done, and will be adding more entries for the kid's races, half marathon, and my time in the parks later on...

Expo
onegoofymotherrunner.blogspot.com/20
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5K
onegoofymotherrunner.blogspot.com/20
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.html


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JANEYINMADTOWN 10/6/2011 5:50PM

    emoticon Nice to "see" ya

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DLEDBETTER11 10/6/2011 2:40PM

    Can't wait to read all about it!

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ROOT4HOME 10/6/2011 1:58PM

    Great blogs and love your smile while running in the 5k blog! emoticon

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LAURIE5658 10/6/2011 1:52PM

    The cool thing about this is I can truly envision where you are at any given time. Awesome! For Princess we were nestled in the Music Broadway section and we loved it there. For Princess 2012 we will be at Movies.

I did not realize that Disney 5k's are not timed? hey, thats alright by me! With RunFisney, timing means nothing but the fun does! Well, there will be serious runners but not us!!!

Could it possibly be I could maybe sneak down next year to run Wine & Dine? Who knows!

Great blogs!

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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 10/6/2011 12:57PM

    Sounds like an awesome trip so far.

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Race Report: Fox Cities Half Marathon

Friday, September 23, 2011

It took me a few days to find the time to get this together, but I finally have a race report from the Fox Cities Half Marathon, which I ran as a final training run for Wine & Dine, which is now one week and one day away! I didn't have any particular expectations for FCHM, since I randomly found it on the Half Fanatics race calendar a couple of weeks ago and signed up last-minute, but it was an amazing experience! Very impressive organization, gorgeous (and fast) course, wonderful volunteers and spectator support, really all the things that make a race great. (Yes, and the bling was nice too...) My plan was to take it easy, and I did just that...and suprisingly I ended up finishing only 19 seconds behind my half marathon PR. And, as with the Madison Mini, I felt GREAT at the end, not exhausted, not sore or in any pain at all. I am sure that the good weather and primarily downhill/flat course contributed to my success, but I also like to take it as a sign that I'm getting stronger and more comfortable with long distance running too...since that old PR is from 18 months ago and all. So I'm letting out a WOOHOO! I loved this race!

onegoofymotherrunner.blogspot.com/20
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thon.html


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WONDERWOMAN 9/24/2011 9:42PM

    What great detail over on your other blog - thanks for sharing. I have a good friend (runner) who lives in Appleton - I just might have to hook up with her to do FCHM next year. You have enticed me.

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CRZYRUNRGRL 9/24/2011 8:28PM

    Congrats on your fantastic training race!! You will PR Wine and Dine for sure!!


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ON2VICTORY 9/23/2011 9:25PM

    i was looking at that race as well and also the madison mini...after I saw the bling at the Green Bay Cellcom race expo.... im all about the bling! :)



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LAURIE5658 9/23/2011 2:52PM

    I knew you had a great time at this HM but you REALLY had a good time. Consider this one on my list!! Great RR!

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Taking the plunge...

Sunday, September 18, 2011

I signed up for my first official bike ride! It's not really a race, more like the cycling equivalent of a fun run, but I'm very excited! It came with a 10 or 25 mile option (I chose 10), and is a fundraiser for breast cancer research. I think it will be the perfect introduction to cycling in a more organized setting with other people. I'll be doing this ride on October 8, the weekend after I come home from Florida. I can't wait!

onegoofymotherrunner.blogspot.com/20
11/09/taking-plunge.html


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BKNOCK 9/19/2011 7:12PM

    Sounds like fun!

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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 9/19/2011 4:45PM

    You will have so much fun.

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JANEYINMADTOWN 9/19/2011 10:01AM

    Good for you....I see a triatholon in your future!

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FUNFROG79 9/19/2011 9:26AM

    Oh, fun! Good luck! emoticon

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LAURIE5658 9/19/2011 6:57AM

    Yep, first you register and then you have to decide what to wear. THAT is the most important thing! Have a blast and let the cycling commence!!

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FINALLYBEINGME 9/18/2011 10:52PM

    What a great way to motivate yourself! Good luck with the ride :).

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