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Old 12-30-2012, 06:28 PM   #1
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Anyone doing the Disneyworld 5k in less than two weeks?

I signed up for that race...the whole family is doing it...plus in laws ect.
I am looking forward to it.
Noticed they don't have a 'results' page for it. My father is doing the 5k race for the first time since high school I think. He is in his mid seventies and will walk it. He wants to do something with his grandkids. In truth, I think it will take him over an hour to do it.
Looking forward to it!
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:33 PM   #2
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I signed up for that race...the whole family is doing it...plus in laws ect.
I am looking forward to it.
Noticed they don't have a 'results' page for it. My father is doing the 5k race for the first time since high school I think. He is in his mid seventies and will walk it. He wants to do something with his grandkids. In truth, I think it will take him over an hour to do it.
Looking forward to it!
I am! My first Disney 5K. Since it is a fun run they don't time it..hence no results page.

Have a great race!
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Old 12-30-2012, 08:19 PM   #3
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Definitely a fun run with no timing. For your FiL, no worries on being swept as long as he is moving and having a great time. I see photos and videos in the 1:10 range often.
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Old 12-31-2012, 08:56 AM   #4
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I signed up for that race...the whole family is doing it...plus in laws ect.
I am looking forward to it.
Noticed they don't have a 'results' page for it. My father is doing the 5k race for the first time since high school I think. He is in his mid seventies and will walk it. He wants to do something with his grandkids. In truth, I think it will take him over an hour to do it.
Looking forward to it!
I'm doing it!
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Old 01-01-2013, 05:10 AM   #5
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Thanks! I was actually worried that one of those imfamous white vans that are used for the half and full might be in on the 5k and would hate to think he was too slow for a 5k.
He bought new sneakers and gear for this race!
I am looking forward to it because it is a family race and I am taking my camera with me.
Does anyone know how many people are in this race? I know the half last year had somewhere around 23 - 25000 runners.
I am like a kid! Geeze just over a week away!
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Old 01-01-2013, 10:33 AM   #6
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DD (17 yrs) and I are doing it! This is our first Disney race. I am also doing the 1/2 on Saturday, so I am hoping the 5k will be a good "warm-up".

Does anyone know if there are lots of characters out for photo ops during the 5k?

So excited! I am going to start packing today!
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DD (17 yrs) and I are doing it! This is our first Disney race. I am also doing the 1/2 on Saturday, so I am hoping the 5k will be a good "warm-up".

Does anyone know if there are lots of characters out for photo ops during the 5k?

So excited! I am going to start packing today!
There are quite a few....

There will not be any on the Chuckster 5k at OKW... we start at 0500 on Firday so we can clear out, clean up and get to Goofy at 0700. Well maybe one character
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:20 AM   #8
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There are quite a few....

There will not be any on the Chuckster 5k at OKW... we start at 0500 on Firday so we can clear out, clean up and get to Goofy at 0700. Well maybe one character
What do you mean you start at 5am friday, clear out and get to Goofy at 7am...
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:24 AM   #9
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DD (17 yrs) and I are doing it! This is our first Disney race. I am also doing the 1/2 on Saturday, so I am hoping the 5k will be a good "warm-up".

Does anyone know if there are lots of characters out for photo ops during the 5k?

So excited! I am going to start packing today!
Lol. I know what you mean. To be honest, I have already put my costumes in the suitcase!
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Thanks! I was actually worried that one of those imfamous white vans that are used for the half and full might be in on the 5k and would hate to think he was too slow for a 5k.
He bought new sneakers and gear for this race!
I am looking forward to it because it is a family race and I am taking my camera with me.
Does anyone know how many people are in this race? I know the half last year had somewhere around 23 - 25000 runners.
I am like a kid! Geeze just over a week away!
Make sure the shoes are broken in. I did the half marathon, with new shoes (bought them 2 days before) and my feet were really sore after the 3rd mile, making the last 10 really painful.
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Make sure the shoes are broken in. I did the half marathon, with new shoes (bought them 2 days before) and my feet were really sore after the 3rd mile, making the last 10 really painful.
No he has worn his for a few weeks now and since day one they feel great. I once tried out a pair of $30.00 sneakers and walked the treadmil for a half marathon and geeze louise my feet ached which caused my knees to ache which went to my hips...I was like a 90 year old by the end. It taught me this: thank goodness I tested the shoes beforehand and invest in good shoes or your WHOLE body will pay the price not just your feet!
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I'll be doing the 5K, half and full marathon. Typically my friends and I wear costumes and nearly walk the entire race, however this year because of our race schedule we decided not to wear any costumes. If you decide to walk the race that is fine as long as you meet the require pace requirements.
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I'll be doing the 5K, half and full marathon. Typically my friends and I wear costumes and nearly walk the entire race, however this year because of our race schedule we decided not to wear any costumes. If you decide to walk the race that is fine as long as you meet the require pace requirements.
So what was your time...for the half and the full?

My goal is to cross the finish line...I can only pray the balloon ladies don't take me away!
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Who are the Balloon ladies?
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