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Signed Up for My Fourth Marathon

30 Apr

Well, I did it! I signed up for my fourth full marathon!

I had thought that I would want to conquer the Dopey Challenge (a 5K, 10K, half marathon, and full marathon in 4 consecutive days) in 2015, but there just wasn’t $600 in the budget. Nor did I want to wake up at 3am four days in a row. And let’s be honest, I haven’t shown a track record of training properly for these things.

So, I signed up for the Minnie 10K on April 16, the day Annual Passholders and DVC members could access registration early.

minnie 10k 2015

I signed up only for the 10K because I started to think that I wasn’t willing to put forth the effort to train for a full marathon again. But I thought about how much I want to lose this weight and train properly for the full, so I signed up for the marathon on registration day.

marathon weekend 2015 

I really want to do this right and do my very best. I really, really want to run a sub-6 hour marathon. My best time was 6:53, and I know I can do better than that.

Stay tuned in the coming months for my training plan!

Are you signed up for any races during the WDW Marathon Weekend?

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8 Responses to “Signed Up for My Fourth Marathon”

  1. Alma @ Can I Borrow That? April 30, 2014 at 10:07 am #

    Wow great job I will be doing my 3rd half this Sunday. I am still to nervous to commit to a full yet total props girl!
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    • Andrea April 30, 2014 at 12:23 pm #

      Thank you! Which half are you doing?

  2. Kelly April 30, 2014 at 11:51 am #

    If you don’t get to me by 6 hours, I’m drinking the beer and eating the pretzel.
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    • Andrea April 30, 2014 at 12:24 pm #

      Haha! That’s good motivation for me to keep on truckin’!

  3. Destiny May 1, 2014 at 9:22 pm #

    I signed up for the marathon! I’m trying to come in at 5:59:59 which is a 13:43 pace – maybe we can encourage each other! It’s also my birthday! I would love to meet up! I’m des703 on Instagram :)

    • Andrea May 22, 2014 at 5:42 pm #

      Hey girl! Let’s definitely meet up! My goal, too, is under 6 hours.. even if it’s by a second.

  4. Gail May 21, 2014 at 11:11 am #

    I am signed up for the WDW marathon as well and it’s my first. I am just hoping to finish. I look forward to following you thru training and am hoping for lots of tips for the first timer.

    • Andrea May 22, 2014 at 5:43 pm #

      You’ll have such a great time! I’ll try my best to post some tips for new marathoners :)

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