2014 In Pictures on a Mostly Wordless New Years Eve

January

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New Year’s Day at the Rose Parade

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Last long run before the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

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Inaugural Walt Disney World 10K

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Walt Disney World Marathon

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Finishing with a High 5 to Minnie!

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Marathon Finisher!

February 

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Surf City USA Half Marathon

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Surf City USA Half Marathon Expo Photo Op

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Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Anouncement sneak peek

March

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The LA Marathon Dream Begins at the LA Marathon Expo

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Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon sells out super heroes kind of fast!

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First run on the Angel Stadium field for the year at the Angels Baseball Foundation 5K!

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Not only did Brooke and I run this race together, but our friend Emmanuel ran with us!

April

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Ran the Hollywood Half Marathon!

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Sang at the 50th Anniversary for It’s A Small World on Good Morning America!

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Meb Wins the Boston Marathon!

May

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May the Fourth Be With You on the Disney Lot!

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I ran the OC Half Marathon – not my favorite race by a long shot.

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Watched the finish of a stage of the Amgen Tour of California bicycle race!

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Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend announced!

June

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Met Captain America at Disneyland!

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Running in Venice is Awesome!

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Running at the Rose Bowl is Awesome, too!

July

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The Perfect Week!

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Independence Day at the 2014 MLS Champion Los Angeles Galaxy match!

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With Fireworks!

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Angels vs. Astros

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More Fireworks!

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Summer Celebration at the Walt Disney Studios

August

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Running by where they filmed the outside of the Peach Pit in Beverly Hills 90210 in Pasadena.

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My favorite baseball player as a kid was Steve Garvey. Here’s his jersey at the Baseball Exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Library.

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High above Yankee Stadium

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Dodgers vs. Angels from Chavez Ravine (AKA Dodgers Stadium)

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5 Year Anniversary trip to Carlsbad

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Angels vs. Phillies game with our niece who was visiting from Houston

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First run before work! It lead to a new habit. Can’t believe that I get up earlier in the morning to run.

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Meeting one of the most inspirational runners…Kimberly Markey at the Disneyland Half Marathon Expo

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Saw another run-blogger, Juliana Calhoon before the Disneyland 10K

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And, after reading her blog for more than a year, I finally met Patty

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Brooke and I during the Disneyland 10K

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Dinner with my former PR professor, Jessica and her family at the ESPN Zone in Downtown Disney between the Disneyland 10K and Disneyland Half Marathon. We had our own private booth!

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Met Sean Astin before the Disneyland Half Marathon…Rudy! Rudy! Rudy!

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Finally, an official Dumbo Double Dare Finisher!

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Saw Jeff Galloway in DCA!

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Who says you need Marathon Foto to get a Castle picture? Selifes are much cheaper!

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Running through Angel Stadium for the Second Time!

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Got to meet the Geddings for a celebratory meal at the Blue Bayou after the Disneyland Half Marathon! I’ve been following David’s blog for quite a while.

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We even got together the next morning for breakfast at Goofy’s Kitchen. Meeting run-bloggers is fun!

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Staying at the Disneyland Hotel for the Disneyland Half Marathon was absolutely magical and a dream come true!

September

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Running in the morning got pretty dark!

October

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Ran the Long Beach Half Marathon to complete the Beach Cities Challenge!

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Did a training run through the Avengers Half Marathon course

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Not a bad finish time considering I got a little lost along the way

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Walt Disney stopped by the Studio for our annual Halloween costume contest

November

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14 mile run at Huntington Beach on a glorious day for running!

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Met another run-blogger, Helen, whose blog I’ve followed for over a year at the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Expo

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Chatted with another crazy run-blogger, Brian at the same expo.

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And Andrea Barber

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Had fun running the Inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon.

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Best “I Did It” shirt EVER!

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Run through Angel Stadium #3 for the year! It never gets old!

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I showed Captain America how he was the inspiration behind my half marathon finish!

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Tony Stark was less personable. It might have been because we excluded Iron Man from the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon. Hmmm.

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Ready to see World of Color Winter Dreams!

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Ka-Chow! Merry Christmas from Cars Land! Season’s Speedings Y’all!

December

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Belle and the Beast were on hand for the annual Disney Lights up the Season on the Walt Disney Studio Lot.

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After the Candlelight Processional dress rehearsal, we get to walk back by It’s A Small World on the the way to our cars. One of my favorite things about the dress rehearsal…getting to see this without people walking around.

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Disneyland Candlelight Processional

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Mickey Snow Man

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The Rose Bowl getting ready for the very first College Football Playoff Game on January 1st!

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Oh, yeah, I also ran 6 miles around the stadium.

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Christmas lights at the Los Angeles Zoo

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The Christmas tree at the Walt Disney Concert Hall

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Christmas in Los Angeles

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Finishing a crazy, long run at Olaf’s Frozen Ice Rink on my last long run of the year!

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Coolest Christmas light display of the season!

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Happy New Year!

 

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One comment on “2014 In Pictures on a Mostly Wordless New Years Eve
  1. Juliana says:

    Happy new year! Love I was on the recap-can’t wait for Star Wars!!

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