What is your plan for race morning (breakfast, getting to the corrals, etc?)

Discussion in 'Events/Competition' started by irishtwins1112, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. tink2007

    tink2007 DIS Veteran

    Jun 26, 2006
    I'm not sure if anyone mentioned this or not but I purchased a pre made box breakfast the night before the race. They were selling them in the food court. If I remember correctly, the box contained a banana, a bagel, cream cheese, Peanut butter and a granola bar I think. It was very convenient. I think it was like $10. Maybe a little less. We took our boxes with us and ate them once we got to our corrals.
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  3. BigEeyore

    BigEeyore DIS Veteran

    Apr 22, 2008
    3am - wake up, get dressed
    3:30 - head to bus, take cup of coffee with me to sip
    4:15 - eat Clif bar and drink bottle of water, use potty before heading to corral
    5a- be in corral
    5:49 - here we go!!!
  4. tink2007

    tink2007 DIS Veteran

    Jun 26, 2006
    Wake up 2:30


    Food court by 3:30ish (got to have a diet coke)

    Bus stop by 3:45

    Corral by 4:30

    Let the fun begin :))))))
  5. disney_runner

    disney_runner Mouseketeer

    May 2, 2011
    Wow, Coach - what time does breakfast start in your villa? Do we need an ADR? Sounds loverly. ;)

    Carnation instant breakfast for me. Liquid, carb, little protein, all in a convenient to-go bottle. And a granola bar to soak it up. Win-win. I'm lazy.
  6. goofeygirl

    goofeygirl DIS Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Thats the way to do it! You are basically still in your room until the crowds move. You pretty much have the best of both worlds...staying at Disney in YOUR place, getting it a much better rate than a hotel and just driving your home to the lot. I assume its a class b or small class c...you are lucky for that!
  7. Bephus

    Bephus DIS Veteran

    Jul 20, 2009
    Here is my schedule:

    2:30- wake up, out of bed, dressed
    3:00- food court at BC for coffee, bagel with pb and honey, banana and Gatorade
    3:30- bus, sip water
    Hang out at start area to stretch, pop several times and drink more water and Gatorade
    4:30- check bag, pop, start towards corrals
    5:35- start!

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  8. Bookwood

    Bookwood DIS Veteran

    Jan 18, 2010
    My plan is to be on the last bus out of my resort (I usually am not but I shoot for it anyway) because the least time I can spend standing around before the start the better I like it.

    Breakfast is usually a half a bagel and a banana in the room before leaving- or on the way to bus if something happens.
  9. LuzzBightyear

    LuzzBightyear Mouseketeer

    Nov 25, 2010
    I have yet to finalize my times, but since this is my first Disney race, I would rather be at the start earlier to take in the experience rather than getting a little more sleep.

    Also, although this goes against conventional school of thought, I actually like/need to have something a little greasy like bacon and eggs on race day, so hoping they will be serving breakfast like that at Pop food court on race morning!
  10. cewait

    cewait DIS Veteran

    Mar 3, 2000
    Better grab your breakfast choice the morning prior and microwave in the food court.. You can usually get a refrigerator if not already there
  11. bigdave10000

    bigdave10000 Mouseketeer

    Dec 28, 2007
    Will the buses go to the bus stops in Old Key West or only the main stop at the HH? I am planning on getting up at 2:45 and catch the bus around 3:30. Not planning on checking a bag. Just shorts, t-shirt, and maybe some knit gloves to throw away when the race starts.

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