Category Archives: Race Recap

Podcast Episode 55 – 2016 Chicago Marathon Recap

Chris Smith   October 21, 2016   No Comments on Podcast Episode 55 – 2016 Chicago Marathon Recap            

In this episode we invite Team Shenanigans member Ryan Armbruster to the show for our 2016 Chicago Marathon Recap. Ryan was running the race to try to qualify for the Boston Marathon, so he recounts for us his training plan for the race, his experience at the Lehigh Valley Marathon and running Chicago itself. For more information on the Jack… Read more »

Podcast Episode 53 – Disneyland Paris Half Marathon

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In this episode we review the 2016 Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon with six members of Team Shenanigans who were there: Celeste Baird Susana Cruz Julia Locus Bill & Jennifer Taylor Donna Quackenbush Registration information for the 2017 Disneyland Paris Half Marathon is not yet posted to the runDisney website, but check back! Please??SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW??the podcast on iTunes…. Read more »

Podcast Episode 41 – Mt. Washington Road Race Recap

Mt. Washington Road Race Recap

In this episode it’s the Mt. Washington Road Race Recap – all 7.6 miles and 6,000 feet of vertical climb. We invite Matt Allgaier to share his experience??taking on the mountain with??Brittany, Kenny, Caryn and a bunch of other Team Shenanigans members. If you’re considering this race, you’ll definitely want to listen and learn from their experiences. Please??SUBSCRIBE, RATE and… Read more »

Podcast Episode 34 – Broad Street Recap and Tink Preview

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In this episode we welcome special guest Laura Bowers to help us recap a cold and rainy Broad Street Ten Miler. We also give a quick preview of Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend and discuss the just announced series of virtual runDisney races, called Virtual Running Shorts. You can find??Laura’s new running blog at https://www.joyfulmiles.com and you can follow Laura… Read more »

Podcast Episode 28 – Shamrock Marathon Weekend Recap

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In this episode, the gang’s all back together for our??2016 Shamrock Marathon Weekend Recap. Kenny completed his first ultra marathon by??finishing the Neptune Challenge, which included completing the half marathon in less than 1:50 and then??immediately beginning the full marathon. Caryn ran a rain-soaked half and Brittany got a personal record in a windy full marathon. We also celebrate lots… Read more »

Podcast Episode 24 – Princess Half Marathon Weekend Review

2016 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Review

Chris, Brittany and Caryn are joined by Team Shenanigans member Donna Quackenbush for a????2016 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Review. Before we talk about the race weekend, we get caught up on a news story we didn’t have time for last week – 10 runners who were DQd after getting bad on-course directions from a volunteer. We discuss the fights that… Read more »

Race Recap: 2015 Nike Women???s Half Marathon San Francisco

Me in the "WE RUN SF" sign.

I LOVE the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in San Francisco! It is a very unique experience not only??because it’s run predominantly by women, but??also because Nike takes good care of its runners providing the best experience possible. Yes, I love being spoiled especially when I pay $200 to run 13.1 miles! This year, race organizers initially??announced that they would??mail race… Read more »

Podcast Episode 9 – Wine and Dine Half Marathon

Chris Smith   November 15, 2015   No Comments on Podcast Episode 9 – Wine and Dine Half Marathon            
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In this episode, Chris, Mark, Brittany, Kenny and Caryn break down the 2015 runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon, a race which we will remember as much for the incredible experience of wearing and running in a group costume as for the damaging storms that forced an evacuation, a delayed start and a shortened race. Here’s the picture of conditions… Read more »

Race Recap: Inaugural Yosemite Half Marathon

Julia Locus   November 13, 2015   1 Comment on Race Recap: Inaugural Yosemite Half Marathon            
Stunning Yosemite Valley

When??Vacation Races??announced they were adding the Yosemite Half Marathon to their series??of??half marathons which run through National Parks, I was one of the first to sign up. You could sign up as a team for potential prizes, and a $10 registration discount with a qualified team, so I rallied the troops and formed a team: #NoPlaceLikeDome. Due to poor planning… Read more »

Podcast Episode 7: Marine Corps Marathon

Chris Smith   October 29, 2015   No Comments on Podcast Episode 7: Marine Corps Marathon            
Tiny Horse Selfie at the 2015 Marine Corps Marathon

Brittany, Caryn, Chris and Mark talk about running the 2015 Marine Corps Marathon and what to do when a race doesn’t go according to plan. We??also send our congratulations to??a long list of people who set personal records??last week, including several at the Marine Corps Marathon. Please SUBSCRIBE, RATE and REVIEW the podcast on iTunes. It helps improve our ranking… Read more »