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A Break from Writing

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: July 1, 2011

As some of you may have noticed I took a bit of a break from posting to my blog in the recent weeks. I have been on the road quite a bit (stranded) and have not been as efficient or prepared as I should have been, to continue to post despite my schedule. I plan […]

Disney World and Bagdad Half Marathon

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: January 27, 2011

During this years Disney World Half Marathon there was a very special simultaneous event taking place half way around the world. Known as runDisney Heroes, the Victory Base complex in Baghdad, Iraq hosted their own Half Marathon. The race in Bagdad was sponsored by Disney and the almost 500 service men and women that participated […]

Disney Half Marathon 2011 Cinderella’s Castle

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: January 26, 2011

New this year at the Disney Marathon weekend was video capture for the runners. I the past they have always done photographers all along the course taking thousands of picture of the race participants. After the race you receive a link to a website where you can view all your photos for the event. If […]

Disney Marathon Weekend 2011 Post Race Wrapup

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: January 16, 2011

All in all it was a successful and very enjoyable Marathon trip this year. I always enjoy my time with Matt and this year we did many attractions that we had never done together or done at all, so that made the trip special as well. He seemed to enjoy the time away very much […]

Disney Marathon Weekend 2011 Day 6

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: January 12, 2011

Today is the saddest day of all and a very hard day for me. I find it difficult to be in Disney World and not go into the parks even if we just go in to people watch and take in the atmosphere. Matt and I decided not to burn a full days pass since […]

Disney Marathon Weekend 2011 Day 5

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: January 11, 2011

This morning we slept in and then walked over to the Magic Kingdom to hit a few attractions we had never done before like Mickey’s Philharmagic, The Carousel of Progress and Peter Pan’s Flight. I had done the Peter Pan ride when I was 11 but not since then. We used one of the Fast […]

Disney Marathon Weekend 2011 Day 4

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: January 10, 2011

Day 4 started with a bit of rain as we got ready to head over to the Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom. We first had to check out of the Beach Club and store our bags for transfer to Bay Lake Tower. If you are staying at another Disney hotel, just need to take your […]

Disney Marathon Weekend 2011 Day 3

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: January 9, 2011

I decided to sleep in today after a bit of tossing and turning because of knee pain following the run. I did make a new best friend yesterday and his name is Ironman Muscle Rub Gel. I had never used a product like this since my high school days when Ben Gay was the only […]

Disney Marathon Weekend 2011 Day 2

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: January 8, 2011

The Disney Half Marathon 2011 is in the books. I am pretty happy with the performance because even though I did not make my goal time I did PR and cut 13 minutes of my previous time. I f you would like to see the route we ran this morning as well as my splits […]

Disney Marathon Weekend 2011 Day 1

Posted by: b1naryb1k3r on: January 7, 2011

The day started early with a 2:45 wakeup call from my ringing Android phone. The dogs could not figure out why I would want to get out of bed that early and gave me a strange look before closing their eyes and going back to sleep. The taxi showed up at 3:30 and took Matt […]


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