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  • On Jan 25, 2010
    Julie from OH Asked

    Hi Moms & Dads! I'm a new runner. 4 a goal, decided to run the RF 5K in March (hope to work up to a 1/2 marathon someday). ? - has anyone ever run these events? Are there many walkers or folks who walk/run the events? Like to know about 1/2 and 5K both

    Hi, Julie!   A bunch of us from the Moms Panel all joined together to run the Expedition Everest 5K last fall.   It was so much fun!   There was so much energy and excitement!

    I am totally not a runner,  but I did do the 5K.   The experience levels run from Expert down to those of us who walked.   There was a group of us who took the back of the pack of runners and walked a quick pace.   Even walking, we were able to complete the 5K in about 45 - 50 minutes (and it was a complete rainstorm/downpour/mess, but that is another story!)

    I definitely suggest sticking with the 5K until you can build up to the half marathon.   My husband and I are doing the Royal Family 5K in March, and a whole group of Disney Moms are running the Disney Princess Half marathon, so I look forward to seeing you there!

    For a complete list of endurance events in Disney, click HERE.  We are all planning on heading back for the Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend, another fun race to shoot for!   Have fun training!
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

I am a fundraiser/event planner turned stay at home mom. When I am not running to cheerleading practice or a soccer game with my kids, I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and of course, planning our next Disney adventure!

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