Fitness

Lead a healthy, Disney lifestyle. Includes information on runDisney and Disney marathons.

A Dreamy Disney Christmas

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December 28, 2015
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There is nothing like the holidays. From the hustle of shopping and party-going to the baking of family treats, it is nice to sit back and reflect once it is all said and done. Christmas night, I was doing just that. As I sat there reminiscing about life, I looked over and saw the...
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History Repeats Itself

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October 16, 2015
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This time last year, I was planning to go to the Wine and Dine Half Marathon at Walt Disney World and the Inaugural Avengers Half Marathon at Disneyland.  Well, history is repeating itself, with a few added bonuses.  In a few weeks, I’ll be headed back to Florida for the Wine and Dine Half...
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Registering for a runDisney Event

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October 7, 2015
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With the continuously growing popularity of runDisney events, runDisney fans have found themselves challenged with a new race, the race to successfully register for their chosen event. In some cases, events have sold out in just minutes after registration opening. Recently, I registered for the Dark Side Challenge, a new event coming to the...
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Gearing up for Avengers Half Marathon

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March 31, 2015
Gearing up for Avengers Half Marathon

Last year I missed the inaugural Avengers Half Marathon Weekend. Silly things like responsibility and obligations kept me from going. When you’re a Disney Dad, sometimes you have to take one for the team. In this case, my wife was going and I stayed behind with the kids. Wait, my wife just reminded me...
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Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando

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November 28, 2014
Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando

Earlier this month, the stunning 18-hole Tom Fazio-designed golf course, Tranquilo Golf Club at Four Seasons Resort Orlando, officially opened. The club includes a spacious clubhouse, Plancha restaurant and golf shop. The name Tranquilo pays homage to the resort’s Spanish Revival design and tranquil setting, featuring many Southern Live Oak trees with Spanish moss....
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How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

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August 31, 2014
How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

Whether you are an Olympian or a fan of your child’s little league team, there are plenty of great ways to express your Disney Sports side while you visit Walt Disney World.  I asked my friends to tell me exactly how they do just that.  How do you show your Disney Sports side? Spring...
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Get to Know the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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August 3, 2014
Get to Know the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

In 1942, the Walt Disney Animation Studios released the hysterical Goofy classic “How to Play Baseball” as a demonstration of baseball basics.  Goofy and America’s pastime were a classic combination.  Goofy’s animated sports shorts became known as a standard for “how to play” a sport in bumbling fashion.  With the Goofy sports image in...
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A Bit Fit and Tired at Walt Disney World

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June 30, 2014
A Bit Fit and Tired at Walt Disney World

“I must have walked 10 miles today.” Have you ever said this, even just in your mind, as you settle back into your resort room after a day at the parks? The familiar “Disney tired” with sore feet, tired eyes, and sleepy children lets you know it was a full day of memory-making fun....
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The 2014 Dopey Challenge in 48.6 Images

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January 23, 2014
The 2014 Dopey Challenge in 48.6 Images

From January 9-12, 2014, the 2014 Inaugural Dopey Challenge at Walt Disney World led runDisney racers around all 4 theme parks in 4 fun-filled days.  In order to complete the Dopey Challenge and receive all the bling (6 medals in all), a Dopey runner had to finish the Disney Family Fun Run 5K, the Inaugural Walt Disney...
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Running, Volunteering, and Spectating through the WDW Marathon Weekend

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January 21, 2014
Running, Volunteering, and Spectating through the WDW Marathon Weekend

This past WDW Marathon weekend, when many people took on the Dopey challenge (48.6 miles in 4 days), I made up my own sort of a challenge: to experience Marathon weekend from every perspective. That is, to be a runner, a volunteer, and a spectator. Runner: On Thursday and Saturday, I participated in the...
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