So it came and it passed and I still have a smile on my face! I had such a fabulous time at Disney World for the Princess Half Marathon weekend. My next few posts will be about my incredible weekend so get ready!
My adventure started with a 3:15am alarm Friday morning to make my 6:30am flight out of Toronto YYZ. We all boarded and the pilot announced the plane needed a repair so we would be delayed. After 80 minutes of sitting on the plane we were finally on our way to sunny Florida, definitely not the way I wanted to start my trip but I was excited to get on my way. I arrived at MCO and I had to wait for my friend who was now landing shortly after I did. We met up, hugged, laughed (we laughed all weekend) and got on our Disney Magical Express bus to The Beach Club (our first of 2 hotels for the weekend). We got to our hotel, changed, grabbed lunch because we were starving and then headed to expo.
When we got to ESPN we had to go take our picture next to these signs!
I loved how I matched the purple 10K sign! We then headed to get our bibs.
I have always gone to expo first thing in the morning and there is always a line up to get in and a line to get your bibs. On Friday we were at expo after lunch and it was perfect. No lines, no crowds, no waiting; we definitely said this is how we will do expo again. We got our bibs and a few more pictures were needed.
Then it was off to expo to go shopping but first we entered like Princesses.
The expo was uneventful, I did have an order to pick up at Team Sparkle for some more sparkle skirts, I LOVE my Team Sparkle skirts, I also got some Sweaty Bands to match my costumes and the most exciting I got new Asics Kayanos. Kayano is the only shoe I will wear and they had a funky pink/orange/purple pair that I could not say no to!
Lastly we entered the runDisney booth which we both thought was very disappointing.
A lot of the products were already sold out and what was left was not that exciting so we didn’t buy anything at the runDisney booth, definitely their loss.
After we left expo we headed back to our hotel to drop off our bags and head out for some fun at Magic Kingdom. Sleep…..who needs sleep before a race, definitely not us. We had dinner, rode some rides and met some characters.
But at last we did need to get a few hours of sleep so we closed out Magic Kingdom and headed back to The Beach Club.
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