The Fairest Week In Review: 11/17

Mickey running

Oh, week in review, why must you remind me that just last week I was in Walt Disney World? Getting hit by a wave of premature nostalgia in three… two…

Sunday | Wine & Dine Half Marathon; walked around WDW
My phone seems to think I walked a good 11+ plus miles in addition to the race, but I am inclined to consider it an unreliable narrator.

Monday | walked around WDW
According to the phone: 10.7 miles walked. I had planned to run around Hourglass Lake that morning for the fun of it, but I was way too tired to even consider such craziness.

Tuesday | walked 2.29 miles outside in 40 minutes; 70 minute ballet class

Wednesday | rest
I was going to run, but I was experiencing some residual soreness and elected to skip it. It goes against the grain, but I want to try this new thing where I don’t injure myself over the winter. So far so good; we’ll see how it goes.

Thursday | walked 2.28 miles in 40 minutes; 70 minute ballet class

Friday | ran 5.24 miles on the treadmill in 60 minutes
First training run since before MCM. It was weird.

Saturday | rest

And now we are once more unto the breach, dear friends: training begins anew for the WDW Marathon. Challenge: don’t get hurt and don’t get bored.

Look, you keep morale up your way and I’ll do my way.

Roundup time!

It’s A Marathon AND A Sprint offers advice on having your Best Race Ever.
Just Me & My Running Shoes provides a gift list for your runner buddies. Anyone want to get me a GPS watch with a battery that doesn’t blow?
Fairytales & Fitness ran the Wine & Dine Half too!
Disney In Your Day points out the importance of having a Disney Visa. Way ahead of you, sister.
An Open Suitcase proves that spontaneous magic really does live in WDW.
Davelandblog rustles up a nifty vintage image of the Tom Sawyer Island map.
EPBOT offers a retrospective of Dapper Day at Epcot.
The Disney Hipsters turn their focus to the super adorable restroom signs of Splash Mountain.
The Disney Tourist Blog has thoughts on the Studios’ new Christmas show.
Through Heather’s Looking Glass documents a little girl’s first trip to WDW.

P.S. Happy birthday, Mom!

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