Since the Disney Princess Half Marathon is my first half marathon, it is also my first race EXPO. I have looked at pictures online of last year’s EXPO, but I really don’t know what to expect. I do know one thing thought—lots of good shopping!
After I pick up my packet, my first stop will be at SparkleSkirts! Miss Leah, Queen of Sparkle, has promised me she has some wonderful surprises to unveil. I love the SparkleTech that I have and plan to wear for the 5k. Rapunzel is my princess of choice for the half, so I hope Leah has a great skirt for me. As a wonderful surprise, Alissa from Balancing Act Clothing sent me a Rapunzel shirt. I can’t wait to wear it, along with my new purple SparkleSkirt! to my first half marathon.
My next stop at the EXPO will be at the official merchandise booth. I really want one of the Dooney and Bourke Princess Half wristlets. I am a purse freak in general. I have several Disney Dooney and Bourke purses already, but I have a feeling that this one will become an instant favorite. There are rumors that these will sell out quick, so I really hope I get to the EXPO in time to get one. One item that they will have at the EXPO that I would like and am not sure I will get is the “I did it” shirt. I would love to have it, but don’t want to jinx myself. I have heard they sell them at the finish line also, but that there is a limited supply.
After hitting up SparkleSkirts and checking out the official merchandise, I plan to wonder around the rest of the EXPO. I can’t wait to check out all great running gear and samples. The last place I need to make sure I stop is at the runDisney booth. Maybe they will take pity on me for not registering for the Disneyland Half in time and let me register there. I highly doubt it, but I will check it out anyway.
If my busy schedule allows it, I would love to hear Jeff Galloway speak. Since I am such a believer in his run/walk/run plan, I would love to meet him in person. He will be speaking at the EXPO on Friday at 11am and 6pm and Saturday at 11am and 5pm. I hope to hit the Friday at 11am time.
What day are you hitting the EXPO? What do you hope to buy or do there? Are you planning on checking out any of the speakers?
A dream is a wish…
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