Figment and Dreamfinder

In Which Jenn Is A Figment Of Your Imagination

The full trip report¬†is over, but the details still need filling in. Read on for more May 2021 WDW fun! It happened!!! It finally happened!!!! runDisney has officially announced new, in person races! Including Wine & Dine for this November. I KNEW holding onto my resort reservations was a good idea. Hooray!!!!!! Now all I have to do is not have a nervous breakdown while wildly grappling for race registrations before they sell out. ūüėÖ But then: celebration! So much of my year revolves around joyously training and planning for these races; as silly as it sounds, I feel...

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Nightmare Before Christmas What's This?

The Nightmare Before Race Day

Remember last year when Pat bought me Spaceship Earth leggings just in time for my race costume? Well, he’s done it again! Okay, yes, I haven’t had a runDisney race in… oh, dang, well over a year. No wonder I’m so depressed. But I have to believe they’re going to come back, and when they do, I need to be ready¬†and I need to have race costumes. Here’s another one: remember my Sally the Ragdoll race costume from WDW Marathon 2020? Because Pat did NOT. (Admittedly he wasn’t there.) But he knows that I love The Nightmare Before Christmas¬†and...

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Baymax

In Which Jenn Finds A Race Costume Loophole

I have found it! I have found my race costume holy grail! It’s… WHITE RACE PANTS THAT WON’T MAKE IT LOOK LIKE I PEED MYSELF ON COURSE!!! Perhaps this seems like a frivolous request. Perhaps the solution should be simply to not wear white running pants; problem solved. But. Do you have any idea how many runDisney race costumes require some white for clear recognition? Marie from The Aristocats! EVE from Wall-E! Baymax! Any iteration of Duck, be it Donald, Daisy, or an assorted nephew! Those first three in particular I have been pondering forever, but I was afraid...

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Epcot

In Which Jenn’s Race Costumes Are Ready – With A Twist!

Ruh roh, guys – I guessed wrong, a little. Looks like this marathon weekend is gonna be a pretty warm one. So much for all my long pants and gloves and heat packs! I’ll need to adjust my race costumes, too. Doesn’t matter too much, though, as my race weekend wardrobe has acquired a ringer. Behold: – For the half marathon, I’m running as Spaceship Earth!¬†I’ve shared this outfit before, with an important substitution – I originally included my black running pants with the colored stripes, as they felt rather Epcot-y to me. Well, check those SE leggings –...

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Spaceship Earth

In Which Jenn Has A New runDisney Race Outfit

Y’know how I said that¬†I’ve developed a Minnie ears addiction? Well, I have to justify those purchases SOMEHOW, and on¬†my last trip¬†I did it by planning a brand new runDisney race outfit around my new pair of ears! Normally I wait to post these until it’s almost race time, but I’m just too excited to wait. Behold, during my next runDisney race I shall be running as… SPACESHIP EARTH! You may remember those pants as¬†the pair I stole off a mannequin¬†that one time, and I think the stripes vibe old school Epcot. The shirt I got off¬†Etsy; there are...

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Disney wardrobe

In Which Jenn Lets The People Dress Her For WDW

Well, I asked, and you answered: what should I wear? One Twitter poll later, I am proud to announce my 2019 WDW Marathon Weekend wardrobe! First, my race outfit for the marathon. I toyed with the idea of building a new one, but in the interest of saving money I decided to reuse last year’s Figment ensemble. I don’t think anything in this outfit is currently purchasable, unfortunately, but you could probably find the ears on eBay for those exorbitant eBay prices. The tank and pants were both from Target, C9 and JoyLab respectively. (I snapped those pants up...

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Cold

The Fairest Week In Review: 11/28

Hello. I am cold. It’s been a rainy, blustery, disgusting November, and I just want everyone who claims to love fall that you are WRONG. WRONG!!!¬† I’ve been distracting myself from the horrors of this god-awful season by trying to decide on a costume for the WDW Marathon. I could do¬†Figment again, of course, which would be the easiest and most cost-effective option since I have all the pieces ready to roll.¬† What a shocking idea! I did briefly consider doing a Disney parks tour guide. but decided the plaid skirt I was eyeing to complete the look wasn’t...

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Wine & Dine Half Marathon

In Which Jenn Reveals Her Upcoming Race Costumes

I am unlikely to ever be one of those¬†really elaborately costumed runDisney people. Don’t get me wrong – more power to those guys! I am very impressed with your work! But the physical and monetary demands are too much for me to pursue excellent race costumes at this time. However,¬†my Figment-y dip into modest costuming¬†has made me hungry for personalized shout-outs from spectators. My Minnie ears are not enough because half the people on the course are Minnie Mouse. But if I can make it clear I’m channeling a character¬†and¬†put enough distance between me and the next Cheshire cat...

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Stormtroopers

In Which Jenn Makes Her First Running Costume EVER

I just counted, and here are how many runDisney races I’ve done, not counting Sunday’s Dark Side Half: eleven. And here’s how many of those races I’ve run costumed: zero. I mean, my focus has been primarily on making it through the race something semi-akin to the right temperature and without chafing my thighs off. I’ve historically left the running costume thing to others. That ends this week with the Star Wars Dark Side Half. No more halfhearted Minnie ears plus whatever I was gonna wear anyway. Instead, I’m dressing up! By moderately augmenting a regular race outfit. Whatever....

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