Countdown to our 60th runDisney Race as Run All The Races: 37 – 48

Countdown to our 60th runDisney Race as Run All The Races: 37 – 48

As Perfectly Goofy Gail and Delightfully Dopey Kimberly near their 60th runDisney race together as Run All The Races, we’re taking the week leading up to that milestone – the 2016 Disneyland 10K – to look back on races 1 – 59.

Here’s a look at races 37 – 48 which covers the last runDisney race weekend of 2015 through the 2016 Princess Half Marathon Weekend.

37. 2015 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [And yes, Perfectly Goofy Gail did air brush most of her body pink]

37. 2015 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [And yes, Perfectly Goofy Gail did air brush most of her body pink]

38. 2015 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: Inaugural 10K [#Selfie]

38. 2015 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: Inaugural 10K [#Selfie]

39. 2015 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Mash-Up Time: Snow Hulk and Sleeping Thor]

39. 2015 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Mash-Up Time: Snow Hulk and Sleeping Thor]

40. 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: 5K [Have we got a deal for you, 3 of our heads for all your medals...]

40. 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: 5K [Have we got a deal for you, 3 of our heads for all your medals…]

41. 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: 10K [Hi-Ho Silver...to the finish!]

41. 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: 10K [Hi-Ho Silver…to the finish!]

42. 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: Half Marathon [It's a Small World after all. It's a Small, Small World.]

42. 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: Half Marathon [It’s a Small World after all. It’s a Small, Small World.]

43. 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: Marathon [Hey there, hi there, ho there we're as happy as can be (because we're done with the marathon)!]

43. 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: Marathon [Hey there, hi there, ho there we’re as happy as can be (because we’re done with the marathon)!]

44. 2016 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [Firkin Dan & the Modal Nodes, better known at the Cantina Band]

44. 2016 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [Firkin Dan & the Modal Nodes, better known as the Cantina Band]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

45. 2016 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: 10K [Just a girl and her Wookie pal]

45. 2016 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: 10K [Just a girl and her Wookie pal]

46. 2016 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [#AllTheBuns #LeiaBell]

46. 2016 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [#AllTheBuns #LeiaBell]

47. 2016 Princess Half Marathon Weekend : 5K [It was a bibbidi bobbidi race]

47. 2016 Princess Half Marathon Weekend : 5K [It was a bibbidi bobbidi race]

48. 2016 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Glass Slipper Challenge: Enchanted 10K [Hope these Princess costumes "maid" you smile]

48. 2016 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Glass Slipper Challenge: Enchanted 10K [Hope these Princess costumes “maid” you smile]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out races 1-12 here, races 13 – 24 here, and races 25 – 36 here

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Which is your favorite Disney park to run through?  Do you prefer races at Walt Disney World or Disneyland?

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Perfectly Goofy Gail, Delightful Dopey Kimberly, PhotoBomb Becca & California Kiley

Countdown to our 60th runDisney Race as Run All The Races: 25 – 36

Countdown to our 60th runDisney Race as Run All The Races: 25 – 36

As Perfectly Goofy Gail and Delightfully Dopey Kimberly near their 60th runDisney race together as Run All The Races, we’re taking the week leading up to that milestone – the 2016 Disneyland 10K – to look back on races 1 – 59.

Here’s a look at races 25 – 36, the start of all the runDisney challenge races.

25. 2015 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Inaugural Glass Slipper Challenge: Enchanted 10K [The inspiration for these costumes were the pink Minnie Ears hat and the pink New Balance Minnie shoes]

25. 2015 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Inaugural Glass Slipper Challenge: Enchanted 10K [The inspiration for these costumes were the pink Minnie Ears hat and the pink New Balance Minnie shoes]

26. 2015 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Inaugural Glass Slipper Challenge: Half Marathon [Ariel's smarter, funnier, and prettier sisters...]

26. 2015 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Inaugural Glass Slipper Challenge: Half Marathon [Ariel’s smarter, funnier, and prettier sisters…]

27: 2015 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: Castaway Cay Challenge 5K [I worked long and hard on these abs (searching Amazon.com)]

27. 2015 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: Castaway Cay Challenge 5K [I worked long and hard on these abs (searching Amazon.com)]

28. 2015 Disney Cruise Line Castaway Cay 5K [Too hot for costumes. #Truth]

28. 2015 Disney Cruise Line Castaway Cay 5K [Too hot for costumes. #Truth]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29. 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend: Neverland 5K [PhotoBomb Becca's twin daughter's 1st trip to Disneyland (and their costume request)]

29. 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend: Neverland 5K [PhotoBomb Becca’s twin daughter’s 1st trip to Disneyland (and their costume request)]

30. 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Inaugural Pixie Dust Challenge: 10K [So good, these costumes came back - for Trader Sam's of course]

30. 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Inaugural Pixie Dust Challenge: 10K [So good, these costumes came back – for Trader Sam’s of course]

31. 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Inaugural Pixie Dust Challenge: Half Marathon [#AllTheFairies]

31. 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Inaugural Pixie Dust Challenge: Half Marathon [#AllTheFairies]

32. 2015 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend: Neverland 5K [One of our all time fan favorites (and still the record for our longest 5K at 2+ hours)]

32. 2015 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend: Neverland 5K [One of our all time fan favorites (and still the record for our longest 5K at 2+ hours)]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

33. 2015 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Dumbo Double Dare Challenge: 10K [Perfectly Goofy Gil's 100th runDisney medal!]

33. 2015 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Dumbo Double Dare Challenge: 10K [Perfectly Goofy Gil’s 100th runDisney medal!]

34. 2015 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Dumbo Double Dare Challenge: Half Marathon [When someone invites to their 60th Anniversary party, you dress up!]

34. 2015 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Dumbo Double Dare Challenge: Half Marathon [When someone invites to their 60th Anniversary party, you dress up!]

35. 2015 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend: Jingle Jungle 5K [The Nightmare Before Christmas Killer Wreaths. #ScaryChristmas]

35. 2015 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend: Jingle Jungle 5K [The Nightmare Before Christmas Killer Wreaths. #ScaryChristmas]

36. 2015 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Good thing these Sleepy Princesses wore their PJs what with the #MagicalEvacuation due to weather and all...]

36. 2015 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Good thing these Sleepy Princesses wore their PJs what with the #MagicalEvacuation due to weather and all…]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out races 1-12 here and races 13 – 24 here

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What’s the craziest thing you’ve worn for a race?  Would you do it again?

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Any questions, please reach out to us at runalltheraces@yahoo.com.  We’re happy to help!

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Perfectly Goofy Gail, Delightful Dopey Kimberly, PhotoBomb Becca & California Kiley

Countdown to our 60th runDisney Race as Run All The Races: 13 – 24

Countdown to our 60th runDisney Race as Run All The Races: 13 – 24

As Perfectly Goofy Gail and Delightfully Dopey Kimberly near their 60th runDisney race together as Run All The Races, we’re taking the week leading up to that milestone – the 2016 Disneyland 10K – to look back on races 1 – 59.

Here’s a look back at races 13 – 24, which take us through the 2014 – 2015 holiday racing season.

13. 2014 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend: Jingle Jungle 5K [An all time Run All The Races and fan favorite. The trees live at PhotoBomb Becca's house and come out every Christmas as mantle decorations.]

13. 2014 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend: Jingle Jungle 5K [An all time Run All The Races and fan favorite. The trees live at PhotoBomb Becca’s house and come out every Christmas as mantle decorations.]

14. 2014 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Finishers of the 1st Annual Wine & Dine Wet T-Shirt Contest]

14. 2014 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Finishers of the 1st Annual Wine & Dine Wet T-Shirt Contest]

 

15. 2014 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [Man, it's hard to find a runDisney friendly female Marvel character...]

15. 2014 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [Man, it’s hard to find a runDisney friendly female Marvel character…]

16. 2014 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Joined again my Merle "My headband is my costume." This is the MOST dressed up we've EVER got her.]

16. 2014 Avengers Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Joined again my Merle “My headband is my costume.” This is the MOST dressed up we’ve EVER gotten her.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17. 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: 5K [No costumes, too cold. But my parents joined us for their very 1st race EVER!]

17. 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: 5K [No costumes, too cold. But my parents joined us for their very 1st race EVER!]

18. 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: 10K [In the tiki, tiki, tiki, tiki, tiki room...]

18. 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: 10K [In the tiki, tiki, tiki, tiki, tiki room…]

19. 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: Half Marathon [PhotoBomb Becca in the back, living up to her name]

19. 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: Half Marathon [PhotoBomb Becca in the back, living up to her name]

20. 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: Marathon [Perfectly Goofy Gail's 10th Goofy Challenge]

20. 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge: Marathon [Perfectly Goofy Gail’s 10th Goofy Challenge]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21. 2015 Inaugural Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [No matter what anyone tells you, you can TOTALLY sew an X-Wing and build a TIE Fighter in your hotel room]

21. 2015 Inaugural Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [No matter what anyone tells you, you can TOTALLY sew an X-Wing and build a TIE Fighter in your hotel room]

22. 2015 Inaugural Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: 10K [6.2 miles with no hands in an R2-D2 costume - no problem]

22. 2015 Inaugural Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: 10K [6.2 miles with no hands in an R2-D2 costume – no problem]

23. 2015 Inaugural Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Tink Troopers - definite fan favorite costume (and we had a blast)]

23. 2015 Inaugural Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Tink Troopers – definite fan favorite costume (and we had a blast)]

24. 2015 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [Harijuku Chipmunks and PhotoBomb Becca as the hottest acorn you ever did see!]

24. 2015 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [Harijuku Chipmunks and PhotoBomb Becca as the hottest acorn you ever did see!]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out races 1-12 here

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What’s your favorite running costume that you have worn?  What’s your favorite you’ve seen on the course?

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Any questions, please reach out to us at runalltheraces@yahoo.com.  We’re happy to help!

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Perfectly Goofy Gail, Delightful Dopey Kimberly, PhotoBomb Becca & California Kiley

Countdown to our 60th runDisney Race as Run All The Races: 1 – 12

Countdown to our 60th runDisney Race as Run All The Races: 1 – 12

As Perfectly Goofy Gail and Delightfully Dopey Kimberly near their 60th runDisney race together as Run All The Races, we’re taking the week leading up to that milestone – the 2016 Disneyland 10K – to look back on races 1 – 59.

The first of the series of 5 posts looks at races 1 – 12 and covers most of 2014.  From mild to WILD, watch the evolution of our costume crazy…

1. 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge - Marathon [Perfectly Goofy Gail's parents volunteered at the Mile 20 water stop]

1. 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge – Marathon [Perfectly Goofy Gail’s parents volunteered at the Mile 20 water stop]

2. 2014 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend: Neverland 5K [This is STILL one of our very favorite race photos]

2. 2014 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend: Neverland 5K [This is STILL one of our very favorite race photos]

3. 2014 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend: 10K [Our dear friend Merle joined us for the weekend]

3. 2014 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend: 10K [Our dear friend Merle joined us for the weekend]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. 2014 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon

4. 2014 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon

5. 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [This was our first costume to make the official runDisney race album]

5. 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: 5K [This was our first costume to make the official runDisney race photo album]

6. 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: Enchanted 10K [This was the first time Photobomb Becca ran as part of the Run All The Races crew]

6. 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: Enchanted 10K [This was the first time Photobomb Becca ran as part of the Run All The Races crew]

7. 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Good thing Dave had that buff fairy to help stop that train...]

7. 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend: Half Marathon [Good thing Dave had that buff fairy to help stop that train…]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. 2014 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend: Neverland 5K [This was the first time we went "BIG" with our costumes]

8. 2014 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend: Neverland 5K [This was the first time we went “BIG” with our costumes]

9. 2014 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Dumbo Double Dare Challenge: 10K [We don't call her PhotoBomb Becca for nothing]

9. 2014 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Dumbo Double Dare Challenge: 10K [We don’t call her PhotoBomb Becca for nothing]

10. 2014 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Dumbo Double Dare Challenge: Half Marathon

10. 2014 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Dumbo Double Dare Challenge: Half Marathon

11. 2014 Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend: Happy Haunted 5K [No matter how hard we tried, no picked up these hitchhikers]

11. 2014 Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend: Happy Haunted 5K [No matter how hard we tried, no one picked up these hitchhikers]

12. 2014 Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend: 10-Miler [We'd been "dying" to dress as the Haunted Mansion Stretching Room Portraits]

12. 2014 Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend: 10-Miler [We’d been “dying” to dress as the Haunted Mansion Stretching Room Portraits]

 

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How many runDisney races have you ran?  Did you run in costume?

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Any questions, please reach out to us at runalltheraces@yahoo.com.  We’re happy to help!

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Perfectly Goofy Gail, Delightful Dopey Kimberly, PhotoBomb Becca & California Kiley

Guest Blogger: 2015 runDisney Inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge

Guest Blogger: 2015 runDisney Inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge

Disney Dream in port at Castaway Cay

Disney Dream in port at Castaway Cay

Sometimes it is not possible to #runalltheraces!  This was the case with the scheduling of the Inaugural Castaway Cay 5K and the Inaugural Star Wars 5K.  The Castaway Cay challenge was announced and sold out in record time.  A week later, the runDisney Star Wars races were also announced and we soon realized the boat would arrive back in port in Florida the same day and time the 5k would be starting in California.  Gail & I decided to forgo the cruise in order to #runalltheraces at Star Wars Weekend and asked our friend, Carol Smith, to fill in #runningalltheraces and #drinkingallthedrinks aboard the Disney Dream.  Here’s her report of the Inaugural Castaway Cay 5K:  

Both the Castaway Cay 5K medallion and Challenge Medal

Both the Castaway Cay 5K medallion and Challenge Medal

Go on a cruise after running 48.6 miles and do a 5K? I’m in! Get more bling? I’m really in! With even more Disney? I’m definitely in! I’m Carol Smith, and Kimberly asked me to blog about Disney’s Inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge 5K which was held after the Disney Marathon weekend in January 2015. Thanks Kimberly for letting me do my first ever blog post! To learn more about Kimberly and me see her post of the 2014 Disney Marathon. I’m the one whose name she couldn’t remember!

Fish extender is hung and ready for goodies...

Fish extender is hung and ready for goodies…

To participate in this Disney Castaway Cay Challenge 5K you had to participate in at least one of the races during Disney Marathon weekend, register for this race, and then sail on the Disney Dream cruise that left the day after the Marathon. For doing the Challenge you got the new Castaway Challenge 5K plastic medal and a spiffy inaugural Challenge medal.  I did the Dopey Challenge, so I earned 8 medals for the 5 races. There will be another cruise after Princess weekend. I don’t know if the Challenge medal will be the same, but the plastic medal will be. Disney hasn’t announced any additional special Castaway Challenge events, but the regular 5K will still occur on cruises that go to Castaway Cay.

The line to purchase the official merchandise.

The line to purchase the official merchandise.

Before I get into the race itself I want to share more information about the cruise and onboard shopping for the Challenge.

 

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Disney Cruise is a Dream

The cruise was on the Disney Dream, one of the newer of Disney’s cruise ships. As this specific cruise was geared towards people who had run at least one race during the Marathon weekend, there were a lot more adults on the cruise than usual. The crew seemed ready for the “older” crowd with a lot of chairs in the adult pool and staff in the spa, as well as bartenders for beverages. As with other Disney cruises, people decorated their doors to celebrate the cruise and their running. I cruised with a cruise veteran who did the Goofy. The baskets hanging from our door number are for little gifts or swaps (“Fish Extenders”) that we traded with other pre-arranged cruisers. Doing Fish Extender gifts was a great way to meet other cruisers ahead of time and on the cruise. I highly recommend finding a Fish Extender group if you go on a Disney cruise.

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Bondi Bands

 

During the four-day cruise we spent most of the first day at sea, a day in Nassau, The Bahamas, a day on Castaway Cay, and a day at sea. This length was enough time to relax and enjoy the cruise without being gone too long from work or other obligations. Onboard there were tons of activities, from bingo and scavenger hunts to massages and movies. We even watched the National Championship football game on the big screen by the main pool. (Go Buckeyes!)

 

Magnet

Magnet

Shopping! (“Expo”)

Since we had picked up our bibs and t shirt at the Marathon weekend, there wasn’t a full expo on the cruise. One of the stores on this ship had exclusive Castaway Cay 5K merchandise for this cruise. Many of the cruisers were afraid that there would not be enough merchandise, so we lined up an hour before the store opened to make sure to get our items.  Our fears were unfounded, however, as there was plenty of everything. There were a few different t-shirts, a medal pin, head bands, and a magnet. The store staff saw the crowd and quickly brought up more merchandise and staff before opening the store. They did an excellent job handling the crowd and ensuring everyone was able to purchase what they wanted. I bought a t-shirt, pin, and car magnet.

Over 700 runners assemble in the theater pre-race...

Over 700 runners assemble in the theater pre-race…

Race itself

After a day at sea and a day in Nassau we had to be in one of the theaters at 5:45am for the race, which started at 7. Compared to the other races during the Marathon weekend this was sleeping late! There were 3 corrals, and each one was in a separate section of the theater. On the screens were pictures of the course map and other race information. A cruise cast member told us what the process was to get off the ship – we needed an ID (driver’s license) and our room key to get onto the island. They were well-organized. runDisney people had come down on the cruise to help run the event, which was needed since there were over 700 runners!

At about 6:15 each corral got to get off the ship to walk to the start.

The sunrise when we got off the boat was spectacular.

The sunrise when we got off the boat was spectacular.

We had to walk about ¾ of a mile to the starting line from where the boat docked. For runners who had done the half or full marathon this walk felt shorter than the walk to the starting corrals of those races, but for the runners who had only done the 5K or 10K during Marathon weekend the walk seemed long. With the sun coming up and the boat in the background, however, the walk was nice and a good way to warm up for the run. The boat is docked to the right of the picture. This was a new route for the 5K and it seems that this is the new route going forward. It is flat, so if you wanted to go really fast you could. For the rest of us, the race had a race clock but no chip timing. They wanted us done in the 16-minute time-frame so we could get back to the boat to change before they let everyone else off the boat, but weren’t strict about it. Thanks to The Kessel Runner for this map.

The NEW course

The NEW course

Since the race was small (for Disney) I got to do things I never get to do. I was in Corral B! I’m never that close! Here I am with Angela Austin Rubright, who had also done the Dopey and was going to California for Star Wars weekend after the cruise!  I got to see actual corral tape!  I was close to the starting line at the actual start of the race! For a true middle of the pack runner these experiences were awesome.

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The race was announced not by Rudy, but by one of the ship’s officers. He’s the one who also stars in many of the safety and information videos on the ship’s TV. Mickey was also there! There weren’t any fireworks for the corral starts and no national anthem, but we were in the Bahamas. I don’t think we would have recognized the Bahamas national anthem if it were played.

mickey

After working up the crowd the first corral went and then we were off! There were a few characters on the course. I’ve never run a Disney 5K where I’ve been able to take pictures so I took full advantage this time!  The cruise director and another cast member were also on the course “cheering” us on.    The “balloon ladies” were in the first corral instead of the back of the race and tried to take me off the course! But at the end I got my medals! We also got water, Powerade, and runDisney snackboxes. Then back to the ship for a shower and to change into beach attire for the day. The race backdrop was available that evening (pirate night) for pictures.

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Overall the race was well run, the cruise was fabulous, and everyone seemed to have fun. I certainly did. I’m jealous of everyone going on the cruise after Princess weekend. Maybe Kimberly will let me stowaway in her suitcase.

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Carol

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Did you run the Inaugural Castaway Cay 5K?  What was YOUR experience?