The #NatConTraining Home Stretch

This is not a drill people. Connor and I are in the home stretch of the epic Dumbo Double Dare #NatConTraining cycle. Awww, yeah!!! This past Sunday, we each did our last long runs in our respective cities and both rocked it! On tap for me: 11.5 miles. I ran it all without music (though... Continue Reading →

Running Isn’t the Only Challenge

The countdown begins... After I finished my long run on Sunday, a thought came into my head. Ok, there are often many, many thoughts and conversations roaming around my head at one time (#introvertproblems), but there was one in particular that came in loud and clear: "girl, there's only one more long training run left!" My first reaction:... Continue Reading →

Dumbo Double Dare Training Log: Week 7

Our Dumbo Double Dare #NatConTraining is in full swing and Saturday's 8 mile run concluded week 7. That's right, we are already on week 7 of 19! Time flys when you're having fun (running). We haven't quite been the documentarians we were during #WDWNatConTraining for the Disney World Half Marathon this past January, but we're working on... Continue Reading →

Daringly Dumbo

The last time we wrote about running was way back in January following our first-ever half marathon at Walt Disney World (read about it here: Post-WDW Half Marathon Thoughts) and we teased about not quite knowing what race to do next...well, that day has arrived, my friends! Connor and I will be running the Disneyland Dumbo Double... Continue Reading →

Post-WDW Half Marathon Thoughts

Now that we've returned from the happiest place on earth and (I think) recovered from our first half marathon, we wanted to share the excitement and experience of race day and what we learned. First of all...we did it! And we completed the race in under three hours, which was our goal (not too shabby... Continue Reading →

Pre-Race Day Thoughts

It's your not-so-typical Natalie/Connor Friday night here at the happiest place on earth. Instead of gallivanting around the parks as per usual, we are lounging in our room before dinner, awaiting the much-anticipated event of the last few months: the Walt Disney World Half Marathon. This is the first half marathon for us both and just... Continue Reading →

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