Meet Ups and Shoe Boxes

This past weekend, runDisney did something new and really exciting. They held their very FIRST meet up on the road! You may have seen this hashtag all over: #OnTheRoadToDisneyParks


The first stop was Atlanta, and a bunch of Disney fans were invited for some fun. I didn’t try to get into this one, as it was too close to Wine and Dine weekend and I couldn’t travel yet again! This one sounded great though, and It involved running through Turner Field, breakfast, and hearing from some of our favorite runDisney people like Jeff Galloway and Tara Gidus.




Not to mention, a visit from Minnie and Mickey!


Everyone that I spoke to that got to go had a great time, and everyone is itching to see where the next meet up will be. Maybe it will be in your city? Ok, so this looks like fun…how do I join? For this particular meet up, runDisney hinted about a special surprise that was going to be posted on the Disney Parks Blog. This surprise was indeed info on the meet up, and everyone interested had to quickly send an email to a certain address, on a first come basis. It’s that simple!

So, be sure you are following runDisney on Twitter and keep an eye out on the Disney Parks Blog to see where the road takes them next.

*Photos provided to me by Disney Sports


This week is national collection week for Operation Christmas Child. I have been packing shoeboxes for underprivileged children around the world since I was in third grade, so it holds a very special place in my heart. It’s such a simple and inexpensive way to show love and the joy of Christmas to children who may otherwise never unwrap a gift, ever.

It’s a fun activity to do as a group, or with your children, and I hope you will consider packing one and dropping it off this week at the nearest collection spot to you. For information on how to pack your box, see this link.

Any Duck Dynasty fans? You will love this:


Have a great day! Go pack a shoebox!

QOTD: Have you ever packed a shoebox for OCC? Where would you like to see runDisney go for the next meet up?

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  1. The meet-up looks like so much fun! I hope they come here!

  2. I would love for runDisney to have a meet up in Nashville, but since we are fairly close to Atlanta, I doubt it will happen. I’ll just have to live vicariously through the lucky runners in the next city they choose! 🙂

  3. It looks like everyone had so much fun in Atlanta! I hope they include a stop in NOLA or Houston along the way! :0) I’ve never given to OCC but we give to the angel tree and my class at church is going to “adopt a child” this holiday season.

  4. It was so much fun to follow along on Twitter during the meetup! I would love it if a meetup were held in either DC or Baltimore.

  5. I think they need to come to the Mobile or Pensacola area!!! 😉 I love Operation Christmas Child! Our church participates every year. It’s such an amazing cause!

  6. Thank you so much for posting about the shoe box thing. someone from fitapproach posted that she had done it and I was interested in more info about it. I will be checking your link out right now!

  7. I’m obviously partial to Boston, but I don’t think they will make it up here anytime soon!

  8. They’ve totally had these in Cali… Yet I am not a runner. However, I feel like next time I will want to go anyway because so many blogger friends participate and I want to meet up with EVERYONE! 😀 Plus I want to chill with Mickey! He is wearing a FLY track outfit… Kind of sexy? LOL!!!!

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  1. runningwithsass says:

    Meet Ups and Shoe Boxes

    This past weekend, runDisney did something new and really exciting. They held their very FIRST meet up

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