Training

runDisney Training – Keeping the Injury Away

While training for a race, it's normal to feel a few muscle aches and pains. However, there is one thing all runners fear - injury. The last thing any runner wants is to be sidelined, during training or during a race. So how do you keep injury away? Here are a few of our tips! [...]

runDisney Training – The Need for Speed

Once you begin training for your first race, the goal is just to finish. Get a few races under your belt, and your focus may change a little. It's very possible you may find that you want to beat your previous time. That's right, you may have the need - the need for speed! So [...]

runDisney Training – When Training Gets Tough

Training cycles can be long. There may even come a point where training gets downright hard. So how do you push through those runs that seem so tough? For starters, know that this happens to EVERY runner! Whether you have been running for months or years, every runner goes through a time where training gets [...]

runDisney Training – Training through the Holidays

Disclosure: Kohl's sent Megan clothes from their active line to review. She has been a Kohl's shopper for many years and is very excited to see that their activewear line is expanding! As always, all opinions are her own. The holidays. A time for family and friends to get together and celebrate. There are parties. [...]

runDisney Training – Jumping to the Next Distance

When your running journey begins, it usually starts small. You begin by training for a 5K. Then maybe you work toward a 10K. Next may be a 10-miler. But how do you know you are ready to tackle some of the longer distances? Here is a look at a few questions to ask yourself to [...]

All You Need to Know about the runDisney Dopey Challenge

In 2014, over 6100 runners participated in the greatest runDisney challenge yet - the Dopey Challenge. There may have been some blood, a few tears, a lot of sweat, but most importantly, there were most definitely smiles! So for those who are signed up for the 2015 Dopey Challenge, or are considering tackling this beast in [...]

runDisney Training – Training While Traveling

A normal race training cycle can be anywhere from eight to 20+ weeks. That can be a long time! And you can anticipate many things to pop up in a training cycle - appointments, meetings, or even travel and vacation. So how do you keep up with your training schedule while traveling? Recently Megan enjoyed a [...]

runDisney Training – What to Carry During a Long Run

When you first start your running journey, you are excited to get out on the road! Once you catch that running bug, your mileage becomes longer and longer. Suddenly just grabbing your running shoes isn't quite enough, as you need to prepare for hours on the road. For those training for the longer runDisney distances, [...]

runDisney Training – Tips for Back-to-Back Runs

runDisney challenges continue to grow in popularity. From the 19.3 mile options to the 48.6 mile Dopey Challenge, there is a lot of training involved! The biggest aspect (along with the multiple early morning wake up calls) is preparing your body for the back-to-back runs. Adding these to your training is critical, as you learn [...]

runDisney Training – Preparing for a Night Race

With the Tower of Terror 10-Miler and Wine & Dine Half Marathon coming quickly, it is very common for runners to ask - how do I prepare to run at night? (Not to mention, 10 PM at night!) The good news is, if you have put in the training, you should be fine. However, here [...]

runDisney Training – Hydration and Running

It can't be stated enough, when it comes to running, hydration is extremely important. Add in the heat and humidity during the summer months and the importance skyrockets even more! So how do you ensure that your body retains the right amount of hydration during a run? Here are a few tips we have learned [...]

Top 10 Tips for runDisney Challenges

It's no secret that the runDisney challenges are extremely popular! With four challenges currently available (Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge, Dopey Challenge, Rebel Challenge, Glass Slipper Challenge, Pixie Dust Challenge and Dumbo Double Dare), they sell out within days - if not even faster. However, these challenges are not to be taken lightly! Here [...]

Holiday Gift Guide

  The holidays are right around the corner!  Whether you have a runner on your shopping list or you are looking to treat yourself, our Holiday Gift Guide will provide you with some great gift options this holiday season.  So, kick off your running shoes, grab a mug of hot cocoa, peruse our gift guide [...]

The Galloway Run/Walk/Run Method

Maybe you are thinking that you could never be a runner. Sure the runDisney events sound fun, but you can’t imagine training for a 5K, half marathon or even the Goofy Challenge. Well you are very wrong! Or at least Jeff Galloway thinks so.   Jeff Galloway was an All-American collegiate athlete. He was part [...]