The Fairest Week in Review: 10/21


Last week I did something that will amaze some of you: I ran twenty miles for the first time. That’s not the amazing part. I did it on the treadmill. And what’s more, I didn’t hate it! In fact, I was perfectly cheerful about the whole thing; it wasn’t a hard slog at all. More on my treadmill strategy later this week!


Of course, what did turn out to be a hard slog would be my subsequent two runs of the week. Those twenty-milers kinda cook you a little, no? Anyone have any interesting advice or anecdotes about their loooooooooooong runs?

But I was rewarded on Friday with a completely different kind of workout: traipsing around a theme park! No, sadly, not a Disney park, but the best I can do locally – Busch Gardens Williamsburg. I even braved a vertical drop coaster (good times!) and my first real haunted house ever (WHY?????). More on that later this week too.

Speaking of Disney parks: I KNOW that the Avatar announcement was made. I know it’s pretty much definitely going to happen now. I know that I need to read all the details to keep up to date on Disney parks, my favorite things ever. I just… I don’t want to talk about it, okay? I… I don’t want to talk about it.

So let’s forget that ever happened. On to the roundup!

– More from people who aren’t at ALL sure about this whole haunted house thing: Inside the Magic sent some timid souls to Universal Studios Hollywood Horror Nights. I feel ya, boys.
The Runner’s Guide to WDW isn’t sold on runDisney’s Pasta in the Park Party. Might be worth a try someday, just to see…
– Just starting your runDisney journey? The DisBroads will walk you through it.
Margaritas, Miles, and the Mouse talks about the runDisney corral system.
Pink Elephant on Parade has thoughts on running in a tutu.
We Run Disney has tapering advice – Lord knows I could use it
The Disney Food Blog reviews the new cake cups in Fantasyland. Basically it is a cup of frosting. Basically I need it.
Disney Tourist Blogs says nice things about my beloved Animal Kingdom. I SAID I DON’T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT.

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