Baby’s First Trip to Walt Disney World
This past summer I was able to run my Coast-to-Coast Disney Challenge AND complete the Inaugural Dumbo Double Dare over on the West coast in DISNEYLAND! I was so excited to be able to do the same thing here on the EAST coast! Unofficially, yes, as there was no additional medal for that feat – FUN nonetheless!
As always, this Disney race started bright and early at 530am, but this time I had my car to get us to the start! Linz and I woke up at 4am and made our way to Epcot in time to get to the Starting area and meet with some of our favorite peeps before the race kicked off.
We were off a little after the official Wheelchair start and Corral A group after about 20 minutes or so and headed around to make our way into the Epcot Park!
Our group decided to do intervals at first and as we all settled into paces, we were okay to split up. Becca, Linz, Jill, and I stayed together until around the 5k mark and then split up. We headed into Epcot which was so much FUN for me! I hadn’t been able to run around this park yet with the halves I’ve done at Disney, so what a treat!
Even though this was one of multple races for all of us, we cheesed for photos and laughed and told stories the whole way! We went around the park lot, into the park, and then through Future World, the World Showcase, and back in the Boardwalk area.
In the blink of an eye it was over because ALL of the miles were HAPPY miles! Nothing like getting to know friends more during a fun run!
We stayed near the finish to find some more friends who were already done and wait for others who were about to complete the Inaugural 10k!
Nothing like a fun, quick race to kick off the race weekend for me! Most of these guys already did the 5k the day before and were at their 2nd early wakeup of race weekend!
Next up we had the Half Marathon to conquer!
Don’t forget to check out PART 1 of the 2014 WDW Race Weekend:
Is 10k one of your favorite distances?
Have you run an inaugural race before?