Thursday, October 22, 2015

Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend – Day 1

I am so incredibly behind, so hopefully I can get all caught up!

A little over a month ago I boarded a plane to head to one of the Happiest Places on Earth for what promised to be an epic, amazing, fantastic, spectacular (oh…you get it? Okay) #DiamondGirlsWeekend at Disneyland!

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After landing in LA and hopping onto my own “Cinderella’s Coach”, we were off to the Disneyland Hotel for the Disneyland Half Marathon race expo!

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Here I met up with my friends and awesome roommates for the weekend – Lena and Heather.  Lena had jumped in line for the official race merchandise (which was crazy!!) and was sweet enough to pick up my wish list items and purchase them for me :) 

We didn’t stay at the expo long as we had to head to the airport to pick up Krissy!  We then headed to the InknBurn headquarters to say hi and check out some of their amazing clothes, then it was time to feed our bellies with a true California tradition -

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IN-N-OUT!!!  We don’t have them on the east coast so it’s always a must have (animal style is the bomb)

After lunch, we headed to our hotel to check in and drop our luggage off, then back to the expo to pick up our bibs, anniversary party tickets and do a little shopping.  I loved how close our hotel was to the parks and Downtown Disney…definitely a perk of Disneyland vs. Walt Disney World.

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We had a lot of fun walking around the expo, checking out all the amazing vendors they have, and running into friends we hadn’t seen in awhile!  Some of my favorite vendors included Sparkly Soul, PRO Compression, and Sparkle Athletic.  runDisney also had a fun photo booth for us!  You could pick between a Sleeping Beauty Castle backdrop or a Dumbo backdrop….or even both!  Since I was only running the half marathon this year, I went with Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, and I thought it turned out pretty cute!

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Once we finished with the expo, it was back to the hotel to drop off our purchases, a quick change of clothes, and it was time to head into Disneyland for the runDisney 10th anniversary party!

To be continued…

1 comment:

  1. Can we go back to this weekend please? Miss you!

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