Podcast Episode 17 – Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Preview

We welcome back to the show Mike Rahlmann, host of Be Our Guest Podcast and Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend veteran, as we provide a preview of what to expect for new and experienced runners, including tips for:

  • buying??the hard-to-get runDisney New Balance shoes
  • how to save money on race photos
  • taking your time at??the 5K
  • how to get through the first half of the 10K
  • giving yourself plenty of time to get to the Half Marathon and Marathon corrals
  • strategies for character photos at the Half and Full Marathons
  • breaking up the Marathon into manageable chunks
  • our favorite bathrooms at Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom
  • great places for spectators to cheer from

We’d love to see you at our meetup on Friday, January 8th from 2-3pm at Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion. Stop by and say hello! If you’d like to meet up before the race, be sure to follow us on Twitter and??check our feed about an hour to an hour and a half before the race and we’ll let you know where to find us.

If you want to get in touch with Be Our Guest Mike or listen/subscribe to the??Be Our Guest Podcast, you can reach him on Twitter??@BeOurGuestMike??or through his website??BeOurGuestPodcast.com. You can find out more about the??Be Our Guest Podcast Lizards Running Team??at??https://beourguestpodcast.blogspot.com/p/bogp-lizards.html, or check out their Facebook Group at??https://www.facebook.com/groups/bogplizards/

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Chris Smith

Chris Smith

Chris Smith, a.k.a. @DopeyRunr, started running in 2013. After turning 40 and setting a goal of running the Walt Disney World Marathon, he trained all year and completed the inaugural Dopey Challenge, finishing a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon and Full Marathon on consecutive days. He has since completed the 2015 Dopey Challenge and is registered for the 2016 Dopey Challenge. His wife and 12-year-old daughter can confirm his status as Perfectly Dopey.

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