Category Archives: Disney

D23Expo 2015: Walt Disney Animation

On Friday afternoon (Aug 14), Walt Disney Animation and Pixar presented their upcoming slate of animated features. The presentation was kicked off by Alan Horn, Chairman of Walt Disney Studios.   He showed a history reel of Disney/Pixar animation highlights, and … Continue reading

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Expedition Everest Challenge, Part 3: The Hunt

After completing the 5K, the ‘Challenge’ part of the Expedition Everest Challenge is to complete a scavenger hunt.   (I’m not sure why this is called a scavenger hunt, as there isn’t really any “find something” aspect to this at all … Continue reading

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Expedition Everest Challenge, Part 2: The Run

The run portion of the Expedition Everest Challenge is a 5K.  Our course started out by running around the circumference of the Animal Kingdom parking lot.   This portion of the run made up approximately a mile of the 5K course.   … Continue reading

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Expedition Everest Challenge, Part 1: Before the Race

I recently returned from my latest WDW trip and wanted to write up some memories of the trip while it was still fresh in my mind. The main purpose of this trip was to run in the Expedition Everest Challenge … Continue reading

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Dumbo Double Dare 2013: The Half-Marathon

Back-to-back runs is something new for me, so I wasn’t sure how Saturday’s 10K run was going to affect my run in the half on Sunday.    Even during training, there were no back-to-back runs.   I was following Jeff Galloway’s training … Continue reading

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Dumbo Double Dare 2013: The 10K

This morning I was up before 4 a.m. to get ready for the first leg of the Dumbo Double Dare, the inaugural Disneyland 10K.    I tend to be a morning person anyway so this didn’t throw me off much — … Continue reading

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Dumbo Double Dare 2013: Race Expo

I started off 2013 by running in the WDW Half-Marathon in January.    I knew that if I completed that (it was my first run of that length), that I would than want to do the Disneyland Half over Labor Day … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: The Imagineering Pavilion

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At this year’s D23 Expo, there were no big presentations from the Parks & Resorts division as there had been at previous expos.   The stated reason was that Parks and Resorts was coming off of some major expansions – Cars … Continue reading

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Richard Sherman and Alan Menken: The Disney Songbook

This first-ever joint performance by Disney Legends Richard Sherman and Alan Menken was probably the single thing I was most looking forward to at the D23 Expo. Between the two of them (and their writing partners), they are responsible for … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Highlights from the Imagineering Panels

Sunday at the D23 Expo was Imagineering day.    Early on, when schedule details were first being announced, it was revealed that there would be five Imagineering sessions on Sunday, but it wasn’t until the last week or so before the … Continue reading

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