Princess Half Marathon Race Recap 2014- Glass Slipper Challenge

I have ran the Princess Half Marathon 3 years in a row now.  I woke up at 3am, like I had the 2 days prior for the 5k and the 10k.  The race started at 5:30am.  My 3 year old stylist (daughter) picked Anna from Frozen for my costume.  I figured that since she was the newest Disney princess that was very fitting.

Fireworks started each corral at the beginning of the race.  I love that part.

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The first characters we came to, as usual, was Caption Jack Sparrow and Barbosa.  They always have a long line and I knew we would double back around to them so I didn’t stop.  Next up were the “heroes” right by the Magic Kingdom toll plaza, Hercules, Flynn Rider, Aladdin, and Prince Eric.  I stopped for them 😉

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Near the Richard Petty Speedway I stopped for some pics with fast cars since it was the same day as the Daytona 500.

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We made our way through the Magic Kingdom parking lot and I found the Villain ladies.  Longest line of the day by far, but I waited.  As you can see, I wasn’t impressed with their evilness.

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We entered the Magic Kingdom from backstage and ran down Main Street USA.  I always love that first glimpse of the castle as the sun is starting to come up.

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Buzz Lightyear was out in Tomorrowland.

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The White Rabbit was near the Teacups.

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Prince Mickey and Princess Minnie were in Fantasyland, but Princess Minnie took her break while I was in line so my picture is just with Mickey.

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Of course I had to stop for the picture in front of the castle.

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Tiana and Louis were over by the Hall of Presidents.

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Woody was in Frontierland.

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I found my daughter’s favorite Aurora and Prince Phillip backstage on our way out of the Magic Kingdom.

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In front of the Grand Floridian was Mary Poppins and Bert.  I love them!

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Mrs. Incredible was out along the road back to Epcot.

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I stopped for Captain Jack Sparrow when I passed him again.

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As we came through the backstage area of Epcot I found Princess Sophia and was super excited because my daughter loves her.

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My customary picture with Spaceship Earth.

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I had a great time running the Princess Half.

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The weather always seems humid to me when running in Florida and this race was no exception.  The cape on my costume made me feel extra hot so I would flip it behind me while running.

I loved the Glass Slipper Challenge and earning my pink Coast to Coast medal for running both the Tinker Bell Half Marathon and the Princess Half Marathon.

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Here is my post on Cinderella Royal Family 5k, dressed as Elsa, and Enchanted 10k, dressed at Ariel, from the Princess Half weekend.

Did you run the Princess Half Marathon?

8 COMMENTS

  1. Angie | 5th Mar 14

    Oh i can’t wait to run all those runs. You had a great time from the pictures. I’m so jealous!! You go girlie girl!

  2. Britt @ Fit Fit Britt Britt | 5th Mar 14

    Great costume! I want to run next year! Hopefully it won’t fill up as fast (which it probably will, lol).

  3. Kristen @ The Smith Summary | 5th Mar 14

    Great job! I was so glad we ran into you on the course!!!

  4. Jenn | 6th Mar 14

    No Princess for me, this year. Maybe in 2016 since I will be running the marathon in January of 2015.

    Love your costume! And look at the legs on Hercules! Wow!

  5. Michelle @ 3cheaprunners | 6th Mar 14

    So jealous that you got a pic with Mrs. Incredible!!!

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