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  • On Jan 25, 2010
    Julie from OH Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi Moms & Dads! I'm a new runner. 4 a goal, decided to run the RF 5K in March (hope to work up to a 1/2 marathon someday). ? - has anyone ever run these events? Are there many walkers or folks who walk/run the events? Like to know about 1/2 and 5K both

    Hi, Julie!   A bunch of us from the Moms Panel all joined together to run the Expedition Everest 5K last fall.   It was so much fun!   There was so much energy and excitement!

    I am totally not a runner,  but I did do the 5K.   The experience levels run from Expert down to those of us who walked.   There was a group of us who took the back of the pack of runners and walked a quick pace.   Even walking, we were able to complete the 5K in about 45 - 50 minutes (and it was a complete rainstorm/downpour/mess, but that is another story!)

    I definitely suggest sticking with the 5K until you can build up to the half marathon.   My husband and I are doing the Royal Family 5K in March, and a whole group of Disney Moms are running the Disney Princess Half marathon, so I look forward to seeing you there!

    For a complete list of endurance events in Disney, click HERE.  We are all planning on heading back for the Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend, another fun race to shoot for!   Have fun training!
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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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