Quick Tips to the 2017 D23 Expo For a Newbie

I just unpacked my 4th of July suitcase and I’m already prepping it for next week’s travels. The time is almost here to head to the west coast again (oh my gosh, y’all, I’ve missed it so!) and I couldn’t be more excited about the 2017 D23 Expo kicking off next week!This summer is slam […]

Disneyland vs Walt Disney World Racing | runDisney

I’ve been talking to a friend making her way to Disneyland for the first time for Tinker Bell weekend. She’s asked about rides, shows, and places to eat.  She’s a Walt Disney World runner and is curious how the races stack up. Disneyland vs Walt Disney World racing: which is best? Disneyland! No, wait, Walt […]

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort 2016

Everyone can agree that the holidays at the Disneyland Resort is a special time at a special place. It’s something that people plan for all year long and trust me, the planning is worth it! Disneyland is undergoing it’s holiday transformation right now, with a kick-off date of November 10th. Here are a few tips […]

2016 Super Heroes Half Marathon Corrals, Waivers, Event Guide and Maps

The Avengers Half  weekend has a new name and — a new course! Here is the info you need to run the Super Heroes Half Marathon at Disneyland. Now that this information has come out, the big question is going to be about the weather. Those winds in So Cal are crazy this time of year! The […]

Three Great Reasons to CHOC Walk at Disneyland

As a new mom, my world was rocked with the birth of my first child.  Jacob was born with a severe heart defect at a hospital not equipped to care for his physical needs.   We fell into the world of doctors, nurses, tubes, NICUs, PICUs, and more.  It was terrifying- as you can imagine. We […]

Happiest Haunts Tour at Disneyland

I make no secret around here that I love Disneyland, Halloween, and the Haunted Mansion.  When I landed in Disneyland last month for a work event, I knew just where we’d have to start our visit. I grabbed my boss, Sarah from Magical Miles Travel, and off we went to count 999 ghosts. The Mansion […]

Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Recap | Tuesdays on the Run

We know you had a full holiday weekend: running, racing, sleeping in, whatever you did, we support it! Happy Labor Day! Now that it’s over, we’re back to talking running on Tuesdays on the Run. This week the topic is FREE TOPIC. Yep: if it’s running related, it’s legit. Link up with Erika, Marcia and me for […]

How To 5K at Disneyland (Without Running a Step!)

You know I love running, and I love it the most when it’s happening at a runDisney event at Disneyland. But not everyone is as crazy as I am to dress in costume and run around the parks in search of bling & a t-shirt! After talking to a few friends who profess that they […]

Characters You May Run Into: Disneyland Half Marathon

Republishing this one because the Disneyland Half is coming up in TWO WEEK!  EEEP! Originally posted in 2014.  The response to the Walt Disney World Marathon characters post was so great I knew I had to keep going. Since the Disneyland Half Marathon is the next one on the schedule, I’ll visit Disneyland next! I […]

The Best Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotels | runDisney

When it comes to hotel accommodations around Disneyland, you have a lot of options. For a race weekend, I look at the locations that are closest to the action.  This means an easy walk to the expo and something close to the start and finish if possible.  Park entrance location is nice, but my main […]