I’m Goofy….I Did It!


Well friends, I had some people tell me I wouldn’t finish, and I myself was nervous after the half. But I proved to myself I AM stronger than I think, and I ran 39.3 miles in two days!!! Not only that, But I PRed in the full, running right at 5:58 with gas still left in the tank…and after taking a ton of character photos. I really surprised myself. I had fun, but I am also so glad it’s over. I hurt!

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I can’t WAIT to tell you all about this exciting and memorable weekend. It will forever be one of my favorites of all time. I am so proud of Bobby and of myself. We fought hard, through the 80 degree heat and humidity, and we got it done. Words can’t express how thankful I am for all the thoughts, prayers, tweets, Facebook messages, etc. Each one kept me going, I loved seeing them in the middle of the races. You guys rock! I will be back Wednesday night, so my recaps won’t come until later, but they WILL come, I promise you. I am off to enjoy my accomplishment and my last couple days in Disney, wearing my medals proudly.

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  1. Long time reader, first time commenter. Congrats!!!

  2. Way to go Heather!!!! What an amazing accomplishment!! You are an inspiration to me. I’m planning Goofy in 2015!!! Enjoy the rest of your Disney trip, you def earned it!!

  3. Congratulations!! Love following your Goofy journey 🙂 . Enjoy your well-deserved rest!

  4. Way to geaux Heather! You should be VERY proud. Enjoy the rest of your time in your favorite place-you deserve it!

  5. Congrats Heather! Great job on the PR, it was a tough race especially with the heat!

  6. congrats! can’t wait to read the recap!

  7. Congrats! 6 months ago, I thought all Goofy runners were…well, goofy. Now I’m thinking it might be something I’d like to try someday…

  8. you are flipping amazing.

  9. Congratulations Heather!!! That’s awesome and such an incredible feeling when you prove to yourself that you’re stronger than you think. I loved seeing all the pictures on IG from Disney this weekend. Can’t wait to hear more about it.

  10. Congrats girl – that’s so awesome!!

  11. CONGRATULATIONS!! So pumped for you, so strong and inspirational. I hope you had suchsuchsuch a fun time!

  12. Congrats! I hope you can enjoy the weather now that you’re not running :-p

  13. Congrats, what an accomplishment! Having run Disney Marathon 5 years ago I know that heat/humidity is no joke! As I crossed the line of the marathon and excitedly mentioned to the woman next to me that I had qualified for Boston, she said, “me too! And I ran the half yesterday!” That put me in my place. 😉 Enjoy the rest.

  14. Congrats on your finish and have a great time at the parks. You earned it!

  15. Amazing! It was so hot yesterday too!

  16. Simply incredible!!! Congrats!

  17. You are a rockstar! That is so freaking awesome! I watched all the fun tweets and pics this weekend. So happy for you! Congrats!!

  18. Congratulations! And a PR to boot! Fantastic.

  19. Awesome achievement. Good for you… hope your recovery is comfortable!

  20. So proud of yall! Have fun at Disney! Can’t wait to read the race recaps!

  21. SO proud of you!!! What a great accomplishment! As always, I can’t wait for your recaps!! 😉

  22. Oh Miss Run Disney, I was a fool to think you couldn’t get any MORE Run Disney. CONGRATS!!! You’re incredible!

  23. Congratulations!!

  24. you are seriously amazing!!! what an accomplishment. I can not wait to hear all about it 😀

  25. Way to go! That’s awesome…it’s all about the mind!

  26. Great job! I was watching via Twitter & Instagram. Looked like it was a blast. Congrats!

  27. Congrats Heather!! What an amazing accomplishment!!

  28. YAY!!! Cannot wait to hear more. I know how big of an accomplishment that was and how happy you must be feeling right now. Time for that break you’ve been desiring. 🙂

  29. so so impressive!!

  30. Congratulations to you and your husband!! A friend of mine did the Goofy Challenge as well! Way to go on your PR–that’s awesome!

  31. Congratulations to you both!!! What a memory you will always have…and you PR’d!!! :c)
    I’m hopeful to run my first half marathon late summer in Disney…can’t wait for you to recap more on it!!!
    Enjoy the park now!!!

  32. Go Heather!

  33. Congratulations!!!
    Thats an amazing feat!!

  34. FRIGGIN’ ROCK STAR! You just accomplished something that I have been wanting to do for YEARS! I keep saying I’m going to get out there and do it and never make it. Congrats. Congrats. Congrats.

    and a PR? Daaaaaaaaang

  35. So happy for you! 🙂

  36. AWESOME! I loved following all your instagram pics!!! Looked like a blast

  37. Congrats! With a PR on the full in that heat? Truly awesome!

  38. Amazing, lady! A pr after a half marathon in the Florida heat is insane. You are one strong woman!

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