Disney Princess Half Marathon – Saturday

This was written on Saturday before the race! My weekend was super-busy, and the hotel I stayed at in Disney didn’t offer free internet, so I’ve been delayed in posting a bit.  Look out for more posts about the Disney Princess Half Marathon!

My – this was an epic week!  After relaxing a bit on President’s Day (bought new running shoes & the rolling stick!), I was super-busy Tuesday through Thursday with work.  Boo.  Thursday was the worst… and I was leaving on Friday for Florida! Last minute preparations included preparing my race outfit:

Disney Princess Half Marathon 002

I ironed on the letters to make my shirt say “Run Lauren Run!!”  

I completed all my preparations and all the errands were done by the time I got on the plane Friday morning. I stayed with my aunt & uncle in Melbourne on Friday evening and had a great time making fish & risotto with them.  Thanks Aunt Fitzi & Uncle Paul!  They have a great huge bulldog named Wilson. 

On Saturday I headed to Disney & met up with the other Chicago Princesses!  Jenna, Jen, Laura & I met at the airport & took the Disney Magical Express (i.e. slow express) to our resort. 

Disney Princess Half Marathon 001 Myself, Laura & Jen

After a quick check that we had all our racing gear, Jenna & I headed to the expo where we met up with the rest of our group.

Disney Princess Half Marathon 011 Jenna, Courtney, Lauren C, Heather, and myself

Our photo was taken with the magic glass slipper/running shoe – see the detail of the cushioning! Disney Princess Half Marathon 005

Now we are off to eat our carb-loading dinner!  Downtown Disney!


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