I’ve Added a Few New Blog Entries For WDW Radio, Running Disney: An Introduction


….and here’s my first one!  I hope you enjoy it!  I’ll get back to whining about my running life in just a bit….

Visit WDW Radio to read the original blog post Running Disney: An Introduction

Since you’re a fan of WDW Radio, I’m going to go out on a limb and just assume that you’re a Disney enthusiast.  Am I right?  I figured as much.  Well, so am I.  I’ve been called a “Disney Nerd”, a “Disney Geek”, a “Disney Addict”…and the list of labels goes on and on (and, frankly, I’m proud of every moniker that I’m assigned when it comes to my admiration for Walt and his works).   Spending time in the parks, at the resorts, and amongst fellow Disney enthusiasts makes each trip to WDW special for me.  I always seem to come home relaxed, refreshed, and with a bit of renewed creativity.

Another passion of mine is “running”.  Yes, that’s not a typo – I put the word “running” in quotes, because I firmly believe that what I do while wearing a pair of sneakers can be loosely referred to as running…although it looks more like waddling.  I look in the mirror each morning and the same thought passes through my rather dense cranium: I’m built for comfort, not speed.  But that doesn’t stop me from lacing up my sneakers at an obscene hour each morning and logging a few miles before going to work.  I know I’m slow – that I’m as quick as a turtle – but who cares!  Running – just like all things Disney – puts a smile on my face.

While my appreciation for Walt Disney World was easy to establish and cultivate through my joy of being a Dad (my daughter and I first visited WDW in 2004 – when she was 5 years old – and we’ve been Disney Geeks ever since), my passion for running was one that required a prolonged incubation period.  I always looked at running as a punishment.  In high school, if I threw an interception in a football game, the coach would yell “take a lap!”  In little league, if I struck out with runners in scoring position, my coach would yell “take a lap!”  When I joined a crew team in college, the first thing my coach would yell each morning was “take 5 laps!”  So let me be quite honest here: by the time I graduated college, I hated running.  However this opinion would drastically change after I made a promise to my daughter to run a marathon.  (I know – I should have promised her a Dole Whip and an Fastpass to Toy Story Mania – what was I thinking!)  I trained for and waddled through the 2005 ING New York City Marathon – and shortly after crossing the finish line, I wondered whether Disney held any running races at any point during the year.  I hopped on the internet…and eureka!

Being able to enjoy two of my passions at the same time – Disney and running – is what motivated me to begin this blog for WDW Radio.  In future entries I’ll provide updates on the various races that Disney offers, as well as some motivation and recommendations on how you can start working toward a goal of earning a medal in a Disney race.  All this…and a load of laughs mixed in for good measure.  So stay tuned!!

Advertisements

191 thoughts on “I’ve Added a Few New Blog Entries For WDW Radio, Running Disney: An Introduction”

  1. Your mode of explaining the whole thing in this piece
    of writing is in fact good, all be capable of effortlessly understand it, Thanks a lot.

  2. I amm no longer sure the place you aare getting your
    information, bbut great topic. I needs to spend a while learning more or
    working out more. Thank you for wonderful info I was searching for this info for my
    mission.

  3. Hey There. I discovered your weblog using msn. That is a really well writgten article.
    I’ll make sure to bookmark it and return to learn extra of your useeful info.

    Thanks for thhe post. I will definitely comeback.

  4. First off I would like to say excellent blog!
    I had a quick question in which I’d liike to ask if
    you don’t mind. I was intrested to find out how you center yourself and clear your thoughts prior
    to writing. I hafe had trouble clearing my thoughts in getting mmy ideas out.
    I truly do take pleasure in writing bbut it just seems loke the first 10 to 15 minutes are wasted just
    trying to fiure out how to begin. Any recommendatins or tips?

    Kudos!

  5. I really like what you guys are usually up too. This kind of clever work and coverage!
    Keeep up the great works guys I’ve incorporared youu guys too my personal blogroll.

  6. You are so interesting! I do not believe I’ve read anything
    like this before. So wonderful to discover somebody with genuine thoughts oon this
    issue. Seriously.. thanks for starting this up. Thiss web site
    is something that is requied on the web, sokeone wikth a bit of originality!

  7. I must thank you for the efforts you have put in writing this site.
    I really hope to view the same high-grade content from
    you in the future as well. In fact, your creative wrtiting abilities has motivated
    me to get my own, personal blog now 😉

  8. When I initially commented I seem to have clicked on the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and nnow every time a comment is added I recieve four
    emails wioth the exact same comment. There haas to be a way you aare able to remove
    me from that service? Thank you!

  9. Hello! I know this is kinda off topic but I was wondering which blog
    platform aare you using for this website? I’m getting tired of WordPress because I’ve
    had issues with hackers and I’m looking at options for
    another platform. I would be fanntastic if you could point
    mee iin the direction of a good platform.

  10. Its like you read my thoughts! You appear to grasp so much about this,
    like yyou wroe the ebook in it or something.
    I believe that you simply could do with a few p.c.
    to power the message home a little bit, howesver oother than that, this
    is magnificent blog. A great read. I will definitely be back.

  11. Hi, Neat post. There’s an issue with your siote in internet explorer, could check this?

    IE nonetheless is the marketplace leader and a large component to other people will pass over your great
    writing because of this problem.

  12. I do belirve aall of the concets you’ve presented
    on your post. They are really convincing and will definitely work.
    Nonetheless, the posts are very shoet for novices.
    Could you pplease prolong them a little from next time?
    Thanks for the post.

  13. I really like your blog.. very nice colors & theme.
    Did you design this website yourself or did you hire someone to do
    it for you? Pllz reply as I’m lookimg to construct my own blog and would like tto find out where u got this from.
    many thanks

  14. Wonderful blog! Do you have any heelpful hints for aspiring
    writers? I’m hoping to start my own blog soon bbut
    I’m a little lost on everything. Would you suggest starting withh a free platform
    lile WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices
    outt there that I’m totally confused .. Any ideas? Kudos!

  15. Great web site. Plenty of helpful info here. I’m sending itt to some friends aans also sharing iin delicious.
    And obviously, thank you in your effort!

  16. obviously like your website but you need too check the spelling
    on quite a few of your posts. A number of them are rife with spelling issues and I in
    finding it very troublesome to inform the reality on the other
    hand I will certainly come again again.

  17. This is the right webpage for everyone who hopes to find out about this topic.

    You know a whole lot its almost hard tto argu wityh you (not that I personally would want to…HaHa).

    You certainly put a new spin on a subject that has been written
    about for many years. Wonderful stuff, just wonderful!

  18. My spouse and I stumbled over here oming from a different page and thouhght I should check
    things out. I likie whazt I see sso i am just following
    you. Look forward to checking out your web page again.

  19. What i do not realize is if truth be told how you are now not really a lot more
    neatly-favored than you might be right now. You’re very intelligent.
    Youu know therefore considerably in relation to this topic, produced me in my view believe it from a lot of various angles.
    Its like women and men don’t seem to bbe fascinated unless itt
    is one thing to do with Girl gaga! Your individual stuffs great.
    At alll times handle it up!

  20. Thanks for every other grteat post. The place else may just anybosy get that kind of
    information in such an ideal means oof writing?
    I’ve a presentation subsequent week, and I am on the look
    for such info.

  21. Do you have a spam problem on this site; I also am a blogger, and
    I was wondering your situation; many of us have developed some nice procedures and we are looking to swap strategies with other folks,
    why nott shoot me an email iff interested.

  22. May I simply just say what a comfort to uncover somebody who
    truly understands what they’re talking about on the internet.
    You certtainly realize how to bring an issue to light and make
    itt important. A lot more people have to look at this and understand this side off your
    story. I was surprised you aren’t more popular given that
    you certainly have the gift.

  23. Thank you ffor sme other wonderful post. The lace else may
    just anybody gget that kind of info in suhh an ideal means of writing?

    I havee a presentation subsequent week, and I’m at the search for such information.

  24. Hi, i think that i noticed you visited mmy webite so i got here to return the prefer?.I’m attempting to to
    find issues to enhance mmy website!I guess its ook to use some of your ideas!!

  25. Hmm it seems like your website ate my first comment (it
    was extremely long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I had written and say,
    I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog. I as well am
    an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to tthe whole thing.
    Do you have any tips for inexperienced blog writers?
    I’d genuinely appreciate it.

  26. Hello just wanted to give you a brief hewads upp and let you know a few of the images
    aren’t loading properly. I’m nnot sure why buut I think its a linking issue.
    I’ve tried it in ttwo different interrnet browsers and both show thhe same results.

  27. I’ve been exploring for a little for any
    high quality articles or weblog posts in this sort of house .
    Exploring in Yahoo I eventually stumbled upon this weeb site.

    Studyging this info So i’m happy to convey tat I’ve a very good uncanny
    feeling I discovered just what I needed. I suchh a lot foor sure will make certain to do not forget this web site and provides iit a glance regularly.

  28. Have you ever thought about adding a little bit more thaqn just your articles?
    I mean, what yoou say is fundamental and everything.
    However imagine if yoou added sime great photos orr video clips
    to give ykur posts more, “pop”! Your content is excellent but with pics
    and video clips, this website could undeniabky be one
    of the most beneficial in its niche. Superb blog!

  29. Hey justt wanted to give you a quick heads up. Thhe words in your post
    seem to be running off the screen in Safari.

    I’m not sure if this is a format issue or somthing
    to do with internet browsdr compatibility but I figured I’d post to let you know.
    The style and design look greeat though! Hoppe you get
    the problem fixed soon. Kudos

  30. Everything is very open with a clear description of the
    issues.It was truly informative. Yourr site is extremely helpful.
    Thanks for sharing!

  31. you’re actually a good webmaster. The web site loading velocity iss incredible.

    It sort off feels that you are doing any distinctive trick.
    Furthermore, The contens are masterwork. you
    have done a fantaxtic process in this matter!

  32. I have to thank you for thhe efforts you’ve put in penning this website.
    I really hope tto see the same high-grade content from you later on
    as well. In fact, your creative writing abilities has encouraged
    mee to get my oown blog now 😉

  33. Excellent article. Keep posting such kind of information on your page.
    Im rreally impressed by it.
    Hello there, You ave done an incredible job. I’ll cettainly digg it and in
    my opinion recommend to my friends. I’m confident they’ll be benefited
    from this website.

  34. Do you mond if I quote a few of your articles as long as I rovide credit and sources back to your
    website? My blog site is in the exact same area
    of interest as yours and mmy visiitors would certainly benefit from some of the information you
    present here. Please let me know if this ok with you.
    Cheers!

  35. Right noww it seems like Expression Engine is thee best blogging latform available right now.
    (from what I’ve read) Is thazt what you are using on your blog?

  36. Thanks for a marvelous posting! I genuinely enjoyed reading it,
    you could be a great author.I will be sure to bookmark your blo and will often come back in the foreseeable future.
    I want to encourage you to definitely continue your great posts, have a nice holiday
    weekend!

  37. I am really loving the theme/design of youhr website.
    Do you ever run into any web browser compatibility problems?
    A few of my blog readers have complained about myy site not operating correctly in Explorer but looks great in
    Safari. Do you have any suggestions to help ffix this problem?

  38. Hi! This is my first visit too your blog! We are a collection of volunteers aand starting a new initiative in
    a community in the same niche. Your blog provided us useful information to work on.
    You have done a extraordinary job!

  39. An impressive share! I have just fowarded this onto a friend who was doing a
    little research on this. And he in fact ordered me lunch due to the fact that I discovered it for him…

    lol. So let me reword this…. Thank YOU ffor the meal!! But yeah,
    thanx for spending time to talk about this issue here
    on your site.

  40. Fantastic goods from you, man. I have understand your stuff previous to annd you
    are jusdt ttoo fantastic. I really like what you’ve acquired here,
    really like what you’re saying and the way inn whyich you
    say it. You make it etertaining aand you stil take care of to keep it sensible.
    I can not wai to read faar more from you. This is actually a great web site.

  41. Oh my goodness!Impressive article dude! Many thanks, However I am going
    through problems with your RSS. I don’t know whyy I cannot join it.
    Is there anybody getting identical RSS problems? Anyone that knows
    the solution will you kindly respond? Thanx!!

  42. I seldom leave remarks, however I read some of the comments on Ive Addded a Few New Blog Entries
    For WDW Radio, Running Disney: An Introduction | Built for Comfort, Nott
    Speed…. I actually do have a couple of questions for you if you do
    not mind. Could it be just me or do some of these comments look like
    they are coming from brain dead visitors? :
    -P And, if you are posting at additional social sites, I’d like to
    follow anything neww you have to post. Could you make a list of all of all your social community pages like yopur twityer feed, Facebook page orr linkedin profile?

  43. You actually make it seem really easy with your presentation however I too find this topic to be
    actually onne thingg that I believe I’d never understand.
    It sokrt of feels too complicated and very wide for me.
    I’m taking a look ahead on yur next submit, I will try to get the hang of it!

  44. Heey there this is kind of of off topic but I was wanting to know if blogs usse WYSIWYG
    editors or iff youu have to manually code with HTML.
    I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding expertise so I wanted
    to get guidance from someone with experience.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  45. I like the helpful information you provide
    iin your articles. I’ll bookmark your blog and check again here frequently.
    I’m quite certain I’ll learn plenty off new stuff right here!
    Good luck for the next!

  46. Greetings from Florida! I’m bofed to death at work so I decided
    to browse your site on mmy iphone during lunch break. I really like the information
    you provide here and can’t wait to take a look when I get home.
    I’m amazed at how quick your blog loaded on my cell phone ..

    I’m not even uswing WIFI, just 3G .. Anyways, fantasatic blog!

  47. I really like yoour blog.. very nnice colors & theme.

    Did youu design this website yourself or did you hire someone to do it for you?
    Plz respond as I’m looking to construct my own bloog and would like tto find out where u
    goot this from. kudos

  48. Have yoou ever thought about writing an ebook or
    guest authoring onn other websites? I have a blog based upoon on the same ideas you discuss
    and ould love tto have you share some stories/information.
    I know my audience would appreciate your work. If you are even remotely interested, feel free to shot me an e mail.

  49. Great post. I was checking constantly this blog andd I am impressed!
    Very useful info specifically the last part :
    ) I care for such information much. I waas seekin this particular
    information for a very long time. Thank youu and
    good luck.

  50. Just wish to say your article is as surprising. The clarity in yur post is just spectacular and i could assume you are an expert on this subject.
    Fine with your permission allow me to grwb
    your RSS feed to keep up to date with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please keep up the rewawrding work.

  51. I love your blog.. very nice colors & theme.
    Did you design this website yourself or did you hire soomeone too do it for you?
    Plz respond as I’m looking tto create mmy own blog
    and would like to find out where u got this from. thanks

  52. Hey! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading this post
    reminds me of my old room mate! He always kept talkiing about this.
    I will forward thos page to him. Fairly certain hee will have a good read.

    Many thanks for sharing!

  53. I just could not go away your web site before suggesting
    tgat I actually loved the standard info a person provide for your guests?
    Is going to be again often in order to inspect new posts

  54. Hey There. I discovered your blo the usage of msn. Thatt is
    a very neatly written article. I will be sure too bookmark it andd come back to
    read exttra of you useful info. Thank you for the post.
    I will definitely return.

  55. Wonderful bdat ! I would like to apprentice while yyou amend your website,
    how could i subscribe for a blog site? The
    account aided mme a aacceptable deal. I had been tiny bit acquainted oof tthis your broadcast offered
    bright clear idea

  56. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew
    of any widgets I could add to mmy blog that automatically tweet my newest
    twitgter updates. I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time
    and was hoing maybe youu would have some experience with something like this.
    Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to
    your new updates.

  57. I’m amazed, I have to admit. Seldom do I come across a blog
    that’s both educative and interesting, aand wirhout a doubt,
    you have hit the nail on the head. The issue iis an issue that too feww men and women are speaking intelligently about.
    I am very happy thwt I came across thuis during my hunt for something relating to this.

  58. Woah! I’m really loving the template/theme of this site.
    It’s simple, yet effective. A lot of times it’s challenging to geet that
    “perfect balance” between usability and appearance.

    I must say that you’ve done a fantastic job with
    this. Also, the blog loads extremely fast for me
    on Chrome. Outstanding Blog!

  59. Have you ever considered creating an ebook oor guest authoring on other blogs?
    I have a log based on the same topics you discuss and would love to have yyou share some stories/information.
    I know my readers would value your work. If you are evwn
    remotely interested, feel free to send me an e mail.

  60. certainly like your web-site however you have to test tthe sperlling on several of
    your posts. Several of them aare rife with spelling problems and I find it very
    troublesome tto tell the truth nevertheless I will ccertainly come again again.

  61. I hardly comment, but i did a few searching and wound up here Ive
    Added a Feew New Blog Entries For WDW Radio, Running Disney: An Introduction
    | Built for Comfort, Not Speed…. And I do have 2 questions for you if it’s allright.
    Is it jst me or does it llok like some oof the commenys come across like left by brain dead visitors?
    😛 And, if you are writing on other online sites, I would like to keep
    up with anything new you have to post. Could you list of all of all your public sites like your twitter feed, Facebook page or linkedin profile?

  62. Excellent post. I was checcking continuously this blog and I’m impressed!

    Extremely useful information particularly the last part 🙂 I car
    for such information much. I was looking for
    this particular information for a very long time. Thznk you and best of luck.

  63. Somebody essentially lend a hand to make significantly articles I’d state.
    That is the first time I frequented your website page andd up to now?

    I amazzed with the research you made to create this particular submit amazing.
    Excellent activity!

  64. Hey there woould yyou mind sharing which blog platform
    you’re using? I’m looking to start my own blog in thee near future but I’m having a
    hard time choosing between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution
    and Drupal. The reason I ask is because your laout seems different then most blogs and I’m
    looking for something completely unique. P.S My apologies
    ffor getting off-topic but I had to ask!

  65. Hey there would you mind stating which blog platform you’re using?
    I’m planning too start my own blogg soon but I’m having a hard
    time deciding between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and
    Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design
    seems different then most blogs and I’m looking for something completely unique.

    P.S Apologies for being off-topic but I had to ask!

  66. What’s Taking place i’m new to this, I stumbled upon this I hace discovered It posijtively
    helpful and it has aided me out loads. I’m hoping to give a
    contributin & aid different users like its aided me.
    Great job.

  67. Thanks on your marvelous posting! I definitely enjoyed reading it,
    you can be a great author.I will make sure to bookmark yokur blkog and will eventually come back down the road.
    I want to encourage that you continue your great work,
    have a nice hpliday weekend!

  68. My brother recommende I might like this blog. He wass
    totally right. This post truly made mmy day. You cann’t imagine simply how
    muuch time I had spent for this information!
    Thanks!

  69. An intriguing discussion is worth comment. I do believe that yyou should publish
    more oon this topic, it might not bee a taboo
    subject but typicalpy people do not discuss such topics.

    To the next! Best wishes!!

  70. Hi there, just became aware of your blog througvh Google, and found that it’s truly informative.
    I’m gonna watch out for brussels. I’ll appreciate if you continue this in future.

    Numerous people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  71. The other day, while I was att work, my cousin stole my iPad and tested to see if
    it can survivbe a 30 foot drop, juwt so sshe can be a youtube
    sensation. My applpe ipad is now broken and she has 83 views.
    I know this is totally off topkc but I had to sharee itt with someone!

  72. Thanks for onmes marvelous posting! I truly enjoyed redading it, you’re a
    great author. I will be sure to bookmark your blog
    and will often come back in the future. I wannt to encourage that
    you continue your great writing, have a nice day!

  73. Do you have a spam problem on this site; I also am a blogger, and I was curious about your situation;
    many of us have created some nice procedures and we are looking to swqp
    strtegies with other folks, why not shoot me an e-mail if interested.

  74. My spouse and I absolutely love your blog and find many oof
    yor post’s to be precisely what I’mlooking for. caan you offer guest writers tto write content for yourself?

    I wouldn’tmind producing a post orr elaborating on most
    of the subjects you wwrite related to here. Again, awesome weblog!

  75. Howdy! I could have sworn I’ve been to this website before but
    after going through many of the articles I realized it’s new to me.
    Regardless, I’m certainly pleased I stumbled upon
    it and I’ll be bookmarkling it and checking back often!

  76. Hello great website! Does running a blog similar to this take
    a massive amount work? I’ve virually no expertise in programming but I waas hoping to start my own blkg soon.
    Anyways, should you have any suggestions or techniques for new blog owners please share.
    I understand this is off topic nevertheless I just wanted to ask.
    Thanks a lot!

  77. naturally like your website however you have to take a look at the
    spelling on several of your posts. A number of them are rife with
    spelling issues and I to find it very bothersome to tell the
    reality however I will surely come again again.

  78. I loved as much ass yyou will receive carried out right
    here. The sketch is tasteful, your authored suject matfer
    stylish. nonetheless, you commnd get got an nervousness ove that you wish be delivering the following.
    unwell unquestionably come further formerly again since exactly the same nearly a lot often insie case you shield this increase.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s