Workout Recap 11/22-28

Things are getting back to normal here running and training wise.  This week is a holiday but that has never really gotten in the way of training for me.  Bonus, my sister in law is cooking thanksgiving this year so I can sleep in a little and run a little later than normal on Thursday!…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Turkey Day!!!  I hope you are spending time with the ones you love and are remembering all that you are thankful for this year.  I know I have a lot to be thankful for and wanted to share a little of that with you today! Things I’m Thankful For: The fact that I know…

Workout Recap 11/15-21

Now that the whirlwind of travel and races is over its time to get back to the beast that is marathon training.  Although apparently my coach forgot I was training for a marathon…whoops!  Good thing I reminded her!  I decided to train with the run/walk method since my hips give me so much trouble when…

Versailles, yay or nay?!

When I think of Versailles I will always think of Doctor Who.  Wait, what?!  Doctor Who?!  Yup, forget Marie Antoinette, I remember the episode of Doctor Who with Madame de Pompadour!  Le sigh, I love David Tennant as the 10th Doctor.  Anyway, where we were, oh right, Versailles! Fun fact, the house that Marie Antoinette…

2 Course Challenge Accepted! Race Weekend Recap

A little while back I took part in the inaugural Lumiere’s 2 Course Challenge at Walt Disney World.  This challenge is running Remy’s 10k on Saturday then running the Wine and Dine half marathon on sunday.  Disney has a challenge for every race weekend now but this was the first year for wine and dine…

Workout Recap 11/8-14

Plane hopping fool this week.  Just finished Wine and Dine Half in Walt Disney World and now I’m heading to Disneyland for Avengers Half!  Who does this, oh right this crazy person!!  Lets see how this week went. Tuesday:  Rest day.  My feet are still tired and need a break.  For once I’m glad I…

How We Did Paris in 3 Days

Most of you know by now but I am a Vacation Planner with Dream Come True Vacations.  Dream job status achieved I know.  What does that have to do with Paris though?  Well, I planned out entire Paris trip and we saw every single thing we wanted to and more.  Yup, planning and organization are…

Avenger’s Infinity Gauntler Challenge Race Goals

Are you getting a sense of de ja vu! Well no wonder, I just did this song and dance last week but for Wine and Dine!  Yeah I know I’m crazy for running back to back challenges and for the life of me I cant remember why I did it lol.  Oh well, race day is…

Workout Recap 11/1-7

Its back to back race week!  Training is a little lighter preparing for that.  Its also get excited time because for basically 2 weeks Ill be at a Disney park.  This weekend at Walt Disney World and next weekend at Disneyland!!!  Coast to Coast in less than 2 weeks.  Silly, yes…worth it, ABSOLUTELY!!!  Let’s talk…

Why You Need to Visit Disneyland Paris

Last month I had the pleasure of running the Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon.  I was even more excited to visit a park I had never been to before.  True to Rachael fashion I did a lot of research on the park like best things to do, where to eat, what to expect, things like…

Lumiere’s 2 Course Challenge Race Goals

Somehow I just cant believe race day is here!  It feels like I just signed up for this race last week!  Let me back up though, this weekend is the Inaugural Lumiere’s 2 Course Challenge at Walt Disney World.  This is the first ever 10k for Wine and Dine race weekend as well as a…