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  1. Dumbo Double Dare Training - Week Fourteen

    "Remember, the feeling you get from a good run is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running." - Sarah Condor, Runner/Author

    We’re t-minus 30 days until the Disneyland Half Marathon weekend – can you believe the Dumbo Double Dare is almost here? Over the remaining few weeks, we’ll take a look at things to consider as you prepare yourself pre-race, during the race, and post-race. This week we’ll start by looking at three pre-race preparation ...
  2. Club 55: The Final 15

    by , 07-16-2014 at 08:42 AM (Realityland's David Koenig)
    I just learned that longtime Disneyland Operations and Merchandise manager Jack Taylor passed away in April at the age of 87.

    A native of Carl Junction, Mo., Jack started on Opening Day on the pre-Storybook canal boats. He was promoted to foreman of the Jungle Cruise in 1956, moved to Holidayland two years later, and would eventually work most every area of the park.

    Jack’s favorite memory was of rigging a Jungle boat with fluorescent lights and taking Walt out on a ...
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  3. Dumbo Double Dare Training - Week Twelve

    "There is a great advantage in training under unfavorable conditions. It is better to train under bad conditions, for the difference is then a tremendous relief in a race." - Emil Zatopek, Olympic distance runner

    I’m in Austin this week and at 6:40 p.m. the temperature was still a sizzling 101 degrees. Team MousePlanet padder Jodi is visiting in WA State and is dealing with unseasonably hot temps in the high 90’s. My good friend Runner Bob, who is currently working ...

    Updated 07-13-2014 at 06:59 PM by RunningFool

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    Team MousePlanet , Featured
  4. Dumbo Double Dare Training - Week Eleven

    "Running is 80 percent mental." --Joan Benoit Samuelson

    Over the past ten weeks, we’ve focused a lot on the physical side of completing a runDisney distance event but it’s just as important (maybe even more so) to spend time addressing the mental part of running / walking as well. All the physical preparation in the world won’t be able to overcome a poor mental experience.

    In her June 2013 Runner’s World article “Beat Mental Roadblocks on the Run”, writer ...

    Updated 07-07-2014 at 11:22 AM by RunningFool

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    Team MousePlanet , Featured
  5. No injuries reported in crash during Lights, Motors, Action show at Hollywood Studio

    A visitor attending a performance of the Lights, Motors, Action stunt show at Disney Hollywood Studios this morning reported an accident involving one of the stunt cars. According to photos posted to Instagram by user Tony Caggiano (@TonyCagg), it looks like the accident happened during the final scene of the show. One stunt car (red) is supposed to drive out of a second-story window onto a ramp built inside a converted semi truck. The red car is followed immediately by a black chase car.
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    Updated 07-04-2014 at 07:43 AM by stan4d_steph

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    Walt Disney World , Featured
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