Donald's Defiant Dashers 2013
:donald:Welcome to Donald's Defiant Dashers 2013!! We are also known as the Triple D's or Ducks. :donald:
We are one of several Teams here on the WISH Events Board. The Teams were designed to give WISHers smaller groups to interact in.
All are welcome to join here; past, present and new Ducks! All you need to do to join is post and introduce yourself. I'll add everyone to the Team List as we post. :cheer2:
Welcome to our new thread! Thank you Liz for maintaining our 2012 list.
It was a great year to be a Duck!
Feel free to send me your race events and I will update them here.
ahoff(Augie) New York
Big Vic(Vic) Florida
Disney Freak Numero Uno
DizGirl20(Robyn) New Jersey
DVCMorgan (Morgan) Knoxville
fairestoneofall(Emily) South Carolina
LadyDooley(Karen) New Jersey
liznboys(Liz) North Carolina
Maddykins06(Karin) New Jersey
Sunnygal041 (Cindy) SE Florida
sissy_ib (Amanda) San Antonio, TX
Terapin(Carolynn) Toronto, Ontario
20 - Cocoa Women's Half Marathon - San Antonio (sissy_ib)
26 - Biggest Loser 10K - San Antonio (sissy_ib)
10 - Be My Valentine 5k - San Antonio (sissy_ib)
?? - Albany Half Marathon - Albany, NY (Dragitoff)
24 - Princess Half Marathon - WDW (sunnygal041, sissy_ib, DVCMorgan)
02 - Albany Half Marathon - Albany, NY? (dragitoff)
02 - Susan G. Komen 5k (jennifred)
03 - Chilly Half Marathon - Burlington, ON (Terapin)
10 - Shamrocks and Shenanigans 5k - Ann Arbor (airman)
16 - Lucky Leprechaun 7k - Milwaukee (disney_runner)
17 - Run for Mrs. Patty Charity 5k (dragitoff)
17 - St. Patrick's Day 5k (ahoff)
20 - Crescent City Classic 10k (Jennifred, McDuck)
23 - Race for Research HM - Port St. Lucie (sunnygal041)
06 - Harry's Spring Run Off 8k - Toronto, ON (terapin)
13 - Chocolate Milk Martian Invasion of Races half marathon - Dearborn, MI (airman)
20 - Color Run (jennifred)
21 - Run for the Diamond 10k - Uxbridge, ON (terapin)
27 - Casey's Cause 10k - (AUdisneyDad)
28 - Nike Women's Half Marathon - Washington (sissy_ib)
4 - Expedition Everest - WDW - Disney Freak Numero Uno
5 - Flying Pig Half Marathon (airman)
10 - Sporting Life 10k - Toronto, ON (Terapin)
13 - Pineapple 5k - Greenwich, CT (operationremie)
25 - Chik-Fil-A 10k - Newport News, VA (Carissanboys)
?? - Fighting ALS with Jay - San Antonio (sissy_ib)
02 - Niagara Falls Women's Half Marathon - Niagara Falls, ON (terapin)
08 - Crescent Connection Bridge Run in NOLA (McDuck)
09 - Hunstville Half Marathon Relay - Hunstville, ON (terapin)
09 - Odyssey Half Marathon - Philly Phil
22 - Glow Run 5k (McDuck)
22 - Colour Me Rad 5k - Toronto, ON (terapin)
23 - Bluff Point Trail Run - Groton, CT (operationremie)
??- Retro Run 5k - (AUdisneyDad)
07 - Peterborough Sprint Triathlon - Peterborough, ON (terapin)
20 - Run or Dye 5k - Hartford, CT (operationremie)
20 - Famous Racing Sausages - Miller Park, WI (disney_runner)
17 - Midsummer's Night Run 15k - Toronto, ON (terapin)
24 - Mud Hero 6k Obstacle Mud Run - near Toronto, ON (terapin)
31 - Disneyland Inaugural 10k - Disneyland, CA (Terapin, liznboys, sissy_ib, disney_runner, DVCMorgan)
01 - Disneyland DDD/Half Marathon - Disneyland, CA (Terapin, liznboys, sissy_ib, disney_runner, DVCMorgan)
?? - Back to Football 5k (McDuck)
5 - Surftown 13.1 - Westerly, RI (operationremie)
12 - Color Me Rad 5k - Providence, RI (operationremie)
21 - Air Force half marathon -Dayton, OH (airman)
22 - Talledega 21000 Half Marathon - (AUdisneyDad)
22 - Army Half Marathon - Ottawa, ON (terapin)
05 - Tower of Terror 10 Miler - Walt Disney World (Mickeyfan74)
?? - Sea World Run for the Fund 10k - San Antonio (sissy_ib)
12 - Hartford Half Marathon - Hartford, CI (operationremie)
2 - Vulcan Run - (AUdisneyDad)
10 - XTerra Oak Mountain 10k Trail - (AUdisneyDad)
9 - Wine and Dine 5k - WDW (airman)
10 - Wine and Dine Half Marathon - WDW (Sunnygal041, ?Jennifred, airman)
14 - Ole Man River Half Marathon (Jennifred)
WDW Marathon Weekend (ahoff, DizGirl20, carissanboys, Liznboys, terapin, PhillyPhil)
9 - 5k (carissanboys, terapin, Liznboys)
10 - 10k (carissanboys, terapin, Sunnygal041, Liznboys)
11 - Half Marathon (terapin, Sunnygal041, PhillyPhil, Liznboys)
12 - Marathon (terapin, airman, PhillyPhil, Liznboys)
Dopey: terapin, Liznboys
WDW Princess Half Marathon (terapin, McDuck)
WDW Princess Weekend 10K (terapin, McDuck)
WDW Princess Weekend Glass Slipper Challenge (terapin, McDuck)
WDW Tower of Terror 10 Miler (?Disney_runner)
Goofy Race and a Half Challenge (terapin, ?Mickeyfan74, Maddykins06, ?ahoff, Liznboys, disney_runner, airman)
March 2nd Albany Half Marathon is the only one I'm currently certain to run since the big boy (WDW Marathon) was last weekend.
Hi Ducks! Thank you for taking care of our 2013 thread, Carolynn! :donald:
I'm excited to share that I registered for the Dumbo Double Dare yesterday! I'm finally going to Disneyland for the first time! woohoo! I'll fly there that Friday and home Monday. I'm staying at the Best Western Park Place which I've read is a great location, and it was cheap. :thumbsup2
Colleen~ (from old thread...) I am sure you could keep up with me no problem! :)
I am planning on going to TOT in October and Half in Jan 2014!!
Looking at current hotel prices at WDW. What is with $145.00 for Value Resorts for TOT weekend!!! OMG. I'll just have to hope against hope for FL Resident or Military discounts. Geez. Or opt for Shades and book that now.
Or wait for my publishers clearning house check! LOL :rotfl2:
Hi, I would like to join. My name is Cindy and live in SE Florida. I began running in 2007 in order to get healthy and drop some weight. I started out by walking, then briskly walking to jogging then slow and steady running. I did several 5Ks @ WDW and 1 10K in 2007. I went into retirement due to knee and feet issues and I just gave up. It wasn't until I found the Disboards, started reading all the inspirational stories and getting great advice from the posters, that I wanted to run again. I did the 5K last week and I am doing the PHM next month. I want to do the W&D 1/2 as well. Thanks to all for helping me get back out there!
Hi all! I would very much like to join as the W.I.S.H. board has been such an inspiration to me the past few months. And if it weren't for you I probably would not be on this crazy journey to my C2C medal! My name is Amanda and I live in San Antonio TX. I've been running recreationally since last spring and I am addicted. For 2013 my goal is at least 15 timed races with at least one a month and my calendar is filling up fast! My long term goal is a race in every state.
So far I have registered or am planing on:
Jan 20 Cocoa Woman's Half Marathon San Antonio My first half!
Jan 26 Biggest Loser 10 Austin TX
Feb 10 Be My Valentine 5K San Antonio
Feb 24 Princess Half
April 28 Nike Woman's Half Washington D.C.
June Fighting ALS with Jay San Antonio (If they put this on again this year, we did the 1st annual last year as our finishing C25K race)
August 31 Disneyland 10K
September 1 Disneyland Half
October Sea World Run for the Fund 10K San Antonio
I look forward to 2013 and getting to know you all better!
Good morning, Ducks!
No races scheduled as of yet. Guess I need to get busy.
Carolynn - Thanks for stepping up.
sunnygal041 - :welcome:
sissy_ib - :welcome:
I'm here! Thanks for starting the new thread, Carolynn. And welcome to the new members. :)
Liz -- How cool that you're doing the Dumbo at DL! A couple of weeks ago I was thinking about doing the 10k but I'm going to hold off for now.
As of now, I'm planning on doing the 5k and the half next January at WDW. I will sign up for a couple of local races as well but not sure which ones yet.
Monday my training begins!
Welcome Amanda and Cindy! :cool1:
Members page updated.
Tip of the sailors cap to everyone that ran last week at WDW, it was a lot of fun. A special WaaHoo to the Daisy's in the group completing the Goofy Challenge. You are an inspiration!
Colleen & Carolynn: it was nice meeting you last weekend.
Vic: I'm sorry we didn't run (ha) into each other.
I had a great weekend. I finished my first marathon in 6:16 and I stopped 17 times on the course for pictures. I really took in the whole experience. Here is a link to a photo album from the weekend.
Walking to the corrals with Tanya, Liz & Augie was so easy, I might have to plan a stay at OKW again next year.
Liz: that exciting for you signing up for the DL races. I would really like to do it.
Carissa & Robyn: YAA! on planning to do the half next year. Looks like we will have to plan another Duck Drop:cool1:.
I haven't signed up for any new races yet, but my wish list includes the Martian Half, Dexter Ann Arbor half, Ann Arbor Half (new to me), The Wine & Dine and the WDW half next year.
I am still having thoughts of doing the Goofy in 2015 (the year I turn 50), just don't tell Debbie.
Debbie was a wreck leading up to me running the marathon last week. She worried about me. I really enjoyed the race, coming into the MK I had a big grin on my face. I new I was going to see Debbie on Main Street, so that was a pick me up and who couldn't get excited about running in the MK? I saw Debbie again outside AK and that was nice. The WISH Scream Team were awesome, the cold wet wash cloths they passed out was very helpful.
How are everyone's legs doing after a week? I never had leg pain just some foot pain and it is getting better. I am going for a swim this afternoon and might get back running in a week or so.
Renee: Good luck this weekend at the Tinkerbell! have a lot of fun.
To the new Ducks, Welcome! You will find the pond very friendly.
Well have a good week.
Carolynn~I would have loved to stay at VGC! Sounds like the studios are already gone though. I'm glad I can at least visit it.
Cindy~Welcome to the Ducks! :donald:
That's great that you've gotten back into running! Congrats on the 5K!
Amanda~Welcome to the Ducks! :donald:
Wow you've got a lot of races, that's awesome! Yay for another Dumbo Double Dare do-er!
Carissa~Good luck Monday!
Joe~I want to stay at OKW next year again, too. I rented points to get this years reservation before the 7 month window (close to HH) and I think I'll do that again.
Thanks, I am too! Thank you for the warm welcome, also. 😀
Good luck to anyone running Tinkerbell tomorrow!
I have my first half tomorrow morning and I am so excited! We went to the packet pickup/expo today. It was really small, only about 6 merchants but Bondi Band was there and I picked up a few and my husband got me a gift. I think I know what it is but I don't think he is giving it to me until our anniversary in two weeks. :upsidedow
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