Monday, January 31, 2011

Punk Rock Princess ...

As you may have noticed when reading my Frostbite 15K recap, the next race up on my schedule is the Disney Princess Half Marathon. I ran this race last year and IT.WAS.AWESOME. I dressed as Belle and rocked the course, lowering my PR at the time by 13 minutes.

So, when the opportunity to run it again this year came along, I couldn't say no. This year, however, I have decided NOT to dress as a Disney Princess, but rather let my style ring true. I'll be rocking a lime green and hot pink combo with my fo-hawk in full effect. A Punk Rock Princess, you might say.

And although I am CRAZY excited, I haven't mentioned much about this race (other than my sub 1:55 goal time). But I had a good reason. I was waiting for a little (read: super huge) announcement via The Blogrollers. And on Friday, it came.

Thanks to the wonderful folks at Walt Disney World Resort and BSM Media, I will be joining Wifey and Christie of The Blogrollers, as well as several other blogging runners, for a fun-filled Disney race weekend as part of The Blogrollers' Get Moving! initiative.

If you don't know, Get Moving! is a series of total body wellness initiatives for women dedicated to getting healthy and inspiring others to do the same. Created to encourage women to take care of themselves, Get Moving! focuses on the importance of physical exercise by making it a fun and rewarding experience.

It promises to be a fantastic weekend and I am beyond excited and honored to have been asked to take part in this event. Plus, it's always fun to run in a tiara ...

24 comments:

Wifey said...

So excited you'll be joining us! You're such an inspiration and definitely deserve a little Disney magic!

Winks & Smiles,
Wifey

AbigailRuns said...

Congrats on the big news! I'll be looking for you in your punk princess outfit!

Shells said...

What an awesome opportunity!!! You are a great representative of what Get Moving stands for, in my opinion! Have so much fun!

Meredith said...

So excited for you! That is awesome!!!

Mamarunsbarefoot said...

Very exciting news!!! YAY!!

Colleen said...

That's awesome!!! :) And I'm so jealous of the Princess run... I have it on my bucket list.

gmontalvo13 said...

congrats! that is so exciting! and super fun to run in a tiara!

Shellyrm ~ just a country runner said...

Sounds like a great thing to be part of! You are already inspiring women to get moving with your amazing balancing of fitness, fun and family.

Marlene said...

An awesome race, DISNEY, funky outfit/hair, great ladies, good cause... does it get any better?? Sub-1:55, here you come!

Rene' said...

you totally deserve to be there. you know how much you inspire me:) hope to see you there!

One Crazy Penguin said...

I'll be running this race too! Let me know if you want to meet up at all :) onecrazypenguin @ gmail.com

Danielle said...

So fun!! I want to run in a princess outfit!
sub 1:55? that's awesome.

Pam said...

Congrats, T! You definitely deserve it!

Julie D. said...

how fun!! have a great time!!

Disney_Casey said...

I love the punk rock princess idea! Please share a pic when you are done!

Congrats by the way, you will rock

Jen (Triathlete Within) said...

Woohoo!! Congrats!!

Can't wait to see pics of the race outfit!

Teri @BeePie Runs said...

Wow! You're gonna have so much fun - can't wait to see the pictures!!

Emz said...

So
Freaking
Awesome.

Yay! Yay! Yay YOU!!

FruitFly said...

How fun!!
I will definitely keep my eyes open for you!

Courtney @ I CAN DO THIS said...

I can't wait to see!!

Mel -Tall Mom on the Run said...

So WISH I could have pulled this off. You are THE Punk rock Princess.. Go get that PR, no Parcheezi, no stopping, no doubts, The Punk Rock Princess will SPEED her way to the Finish line for SURE!

Ashley said...

You will rock it! Disney Princess was my first half marathon last year! I'm not running it this year since I'm in Boston and traveling other places, but I hope to next year! Good Luck

wojoku said...

Does this make J your Garage Band King?

Anabela (Bela) Neves said...

WHAT! WHAT!
Okay we have to meet up there.
Are your girls running the 5K or kids races?
Okay PM me because i need to finally meet you!