Marathon Training – Getting the Family Involved

kids fest marathon weekend

One of the best aspects of training for a big race is getting your family/friends involved.  For me, I convinced my husband to train with me.  Of course, with a child under 1 at home, that meant that we trained on similar schedules, but on different days so neither of us had to push a screaming child in a running stroller for 2 hours.  However, we both trained and ran the 1st mile of the half marathon together.Another wonderful family-friendly option is the Disney Family Fun Run 5k.  Unlike … [Read more...]

Ride the Disney World Mountains

If you haven't already noticed, Disney Imagineers are kind of obsessed with mountains. Many of Walt Disney World's most popular and thrilling attractions are based around (or in) mountains. Magic Kingdom has three mountains alone! But hey, I'm not complaining! Tackling the Disney mountain range is a priority during my Disney vacations, and for the other thrill junkies out there, I'm sure you feel the same. Therefore, I have decided to list the Top 3 Disney World Mountains!3. Space … [Read more...]

Marathon Training – The Expo

The start of Marathon weekend and all of the other race weekend's at Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort is possibly the biggest and most comprehensive store on property.  No, not the World of Disney at Downtown Disney - Disney's Health and Fitness Expo.Located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports (buses available from all WDW Resort hotels), the race expo has more than you could even imagine.  Forget your shoes?  No problems - several companies set up shop, even offering big sales.  … [Read more...]

Should You Take an Infant to Disney World?


I'm about to make an unpopular statement:Taking a baby to Disney World is very difficult.Now, I know that a lot of you are going to comment and say that you took a young child and it went just fine and to you I say "Bravo, my friend." But for the rest of us, it can be a lot of work. But it's also not impossible, not if you plan well and lower your expectations just a little bit.    With just a few adjustments to your usual vacation strategy, you can make traveling with an infant a lot … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Will Monsters Inc Coaster become a Reality?

Hey there guys and gals your friendly neighborhood Disney Gossip Columnist Anonymouse here!As we all patiently wait for the D23 Expo and conveniently my ticket to the event got lost in the mail, luckily our Disneyland Correspondent Jessica will be there covering all the Disney News! You can follow her on Twitter @ocswaynee or she will be posting on the Chip and Co Facebook page!Now that we got that outta the way lets dish on some Disney Gossip!I have heard rumors on the net about … [Read more...]