Race Review: 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon (1/11/2015), or: “And the world shines for me today…”

The 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon was Day 2 of the Goofy Race and a Half Challenge and Day 4 of the Dopey Challenge and Day 1 of the Holy Crap I’m Running A Freakin’ MARATHON Challenge for those who eschew the fancy crap and would prefer to just put their head down and run…

Race Review: 2014 Space Coast Marathon (11/30/2014), or: “Just like the light of a new day, it hit me from out of the blue…”

You know, it always comes down to this eternally ponderous struggle: The Journey vs. the Destination. Wherein lies the biggest payoff? That’s sort of the theme for today’s race review, and no, the video won’t be by Journey, because we’ve all had enough of that lately. And by “lately” I mean “since 1983”. Anyway, let’s…

My next great running adventure, or: “When the mind is willing, it gets downright perilous….”

Well no rest for the wickedly awesome, they say… November has been an incredibly busy month for the staff here at Hokeyblog. We’ve just come off two weeks of back-to-back half marathons at Disney parks on TWO COASTS, and if my carefully-curated budget spreadsheet is any indication, I should pretty much be wearing a barrel…

Race Review: 2013 Walt Disney World Marathon (01/13/2013), or: “We’re not indestructible. Baby, better get that straight…”

The 2013 Walt Disney World Marathon has been a longtime goal of mine, ever since I took up running in January 2011. Back then I made a goal to run a Half Marathon in a year, which I did (at Disney) in January 2012. After completing that run, I made it my goal to run…