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Posted by on May 2, 2012

Packing Tip: Help for sore legs

Author: Disney Diva When I was at Disney World last week I decided to turn on my Garmin watch for 5 hours and see how far I walked. 11 miles. I walked ELEVEN MILES in 5 hours! Now, I had been training for the Princess Half Marathon for about 6 months. I’ve basically been in a constant state of “soreness”, so it didn’t bother me that much. However, in my dear friend Lisa’s case, well her legs and feet ached. They hurt so much she couldn’t even fall asleep. And she’s not alone! Every day moms and dads, aunts and uncles, and adults of every age long for a stroller of their own as they hoof it around Walt Disney World. There are things you can do that will help; like making sure you wear appropriate shoes and making sure that you’ve blister-proofed your feet and more. But what do you do when your legs and feet are throbbing from over-use?Well my first suggestion would be to make sure...

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Posted by on Apr 17, 2012

Walt Disney World Port Orleans–French Quarter resort review

Author: The Disney Diva While running the Princess Half Marathon in February, Port Orleans French Quarter had been designated as a “race resort”. This essentially means that they provide extra buses to take you and your family members to and from the races, as well as to packet-pick up and the Expo. My husband and I stayed at Port Orleans – Riverside for two nights when we ran the Expedition Everest run and liked it a lot. So we decided to check out French Quarter this time around to see how the two compare. The two Port Orleans resorts are close to one another. Actually they are right next door, but they’re not easily traveled between. Its quite a hike between the resorts. And most of the time the two resorts do not share a bus to and from the parks. The Rooms Our travel agent called us about two months before we left telling us that Disney was running a small special that day and that if we...

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Posted by on Jan 3, 2012

Run @ Disney

Are you an experienced runner looking for some thing NEW to do on your next Disney vacation? Maybe you resolved to be more active or lose weight and are looking for a little motivation? Check out these links and Run with the Disney Diva Team. 2012 runDisney Races Overview Disney Kids’ Races Disney Relay Races Disney Races with Strollers Expedition Everest Goofy’s Race and a Half Family Fiesta 5K with the 3 Caballeros Halloween 5K Jeff Galloway Training Plans for Disney races & videos Mickey Mile Never Land Family Fun Run 5K Princess Half Marathon Royal Family 5K Tinkerbelle Half Marathon (Disneyland) Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-miler WDW official runDisney site Walt Disney World Marathon Walt Disney World Half Marathon Wine and Dine Half...

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