Author Archives: Addie Clark

Racing Disney: Gone Dopey – April Update

Racing Disney: Gone Dopey – April Update 1 Hey there Main Streeters! I hope you’ll remember, back in February I shared with you my plans to run the Dopey Challenge in 2018. I planned on giving you all monthly updates on how it’s going, but due to Catie’s fabulous Princess recaps and other runDisney news, I couldn’t update you last month. So today, we have a little bit of catch up to do. As a reminder, I am a runner. But I wouldn’t necessarily call Continue Reading

Racing Disney: Changing Challenges

Racing Disney: Changing Challenges 3 Hey there Main Streeters! Catie will be back next week with her concluding recap for the 2017 Princess Half Marathon Weekend, but I wanted to take a moment to talk about the name changes runDisney has been doing lately. It started with the change of the Dumbo Double Dare to the Disneyland Double Dare, then the new Lumiere’s Two-Course Challenge was changed to the Two Course Challenge. Now, the Glass Slipper Chall Continue Reading

Disney’s Live-Action Beauty and the Beast: A Review

Disney’s Live-Action Beauty and the Beast: A Review 5 Hey there Main Streeters! I literally just got home from the advanced showing of Disney’s latest live-action adaptation of an animated classic: Beauty and the Beast. I’m so excited to share my thoughts about it with you. You see, I’ve been excited and ready to see this movie for more than two years. When it was first announced, I was reservedly excited but with each casting announcement, trailer, clip, and so Continue Reading

Beauty and the Beast Soundtrack Review: New and Familiar Simultaneously

Beauty and the Beast Soundtrack Review: New and Familiar Simultaneously 7 This morning, the soundtrack for the highly anticipated live-action version of Beauty and the Beast was released. As a lifelong lover of the animated version (and I do mean “lifelong” as I was 3 when it was released), I have been eagerly awaiting this movie since its announcement…but this morning when I downloaded the soundtrack, I found myself equal parts excited and nervous to hit play. What if it didn’t Continue Reading

Racing Disney: Disneyland Half Weekend Themes Announced – A Runner’s Reaction

Racing Disney: Disneyland Half Weekend Themes Announced – A Runner’s Reaction 10 Hey there Main Streeters! Congratulations to all the Princesses (and Princes) who completed the races from Princess Half Marathon weekend this weekend! We’re probably going to be enjoying some recaps from Catie about the races in the coming weeks, but before that happens, I wanted to talk about the announcement that runDisney and the Disney Parks Blog made last week about the theme for the upcoming Disneyland Hal Continue Reading

Racing Disney: You Can Register NOW for the 2018 Princess Half Marathon

Racing Disney: You Can Register NOW for the 2018 Princess Half Marathon 12 Hey there Main Streeters! The 2017 runDisney Princess Half marathon is just kicking off and I’m already looking toward next year’s Princess Half Marathon 10th Anniversary which takes place Feb. 23-26, 2018 at the Walt Disney World Resort. For those who are already looking forward to next year’s event runDisney is giving you a chance to get registered before the general public registration opens on  Continue Reading

Racing Disney: Princess Half Marathon Weekend Preview

Racing Disney: Princess Half Marathon Weekend Preview 15 Greetings Main Streeters! My favorite race weekend of the year has arrived! It’s almost time for the Princess Half Marathon! This was my first runDisney weekend two years ago, so it holds a special place in my heart. And even though I’m not lucky enough to be running it this year (even though the host princess is my all-time favorite: Belle), I wanted to bring those of you that are a preview of the weekend! The Continue Reading

Racing Disney: Gone Dopey – February Update

Racing Disney: Gone Dopey – February Update 19 Hey there Main Streeters! I hope you’ve enjoyed Catie’s recaps of this year’s Dopey (or Grumpy) Challenge. This week we’re going to start something a little different. In 2018, I will be running the Dopey Challenge. And as I train and prepare to take on this large task, I want to give you all monthly updates on how it’s going. I am a runner. But I wouldn’t necessarily call myself a runner like Catie is Continue Reading

BREAKING: James Monroe Iglehart Is Leaving Agrabah for Revolutionary America

BREAKING: James Monroe Iglehart Is Leaving Agrabah for Revolutionary America 21 TheaterMania broke the news earlier this morning that James Monroe Iglehart, who has been delighting audiences at the New Amsterdam Theatre since 2014 in Disney’s Broadway production of Aladdin will take his final bow in the role next month. Broadway’s original Genie, a performance for which Iglehart won a Tony in 2015, will take his final bow on February 19. On February 22, Major Attaway, the current understud Continue Reading

Racing Disney: Register NOW for the 2018 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Racing Disney: Register NOW for the 2018 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend 22 Hey there Main Streeters! Walt Disney World Marathon weekend is barely over (and what an eventful weekend it was!) and I’m already looking toward next year. A year ago, I offhand said that I wanted to run the Dopey Challenge in 2018, and now it’s come time to actually commit. And runDisney is giving me (and the rest of you) a chance to get registered before the general public registration on February 14. Now t Continue Reading

Racing Disney: Princess Half Marathon Weekend Medals Revealed!

Racing Disney: Princess Half Marathon Weekend Medals Revealed! 23 Hey Main Streeters! Earlier today Disney Parks Blog dropped some epic pictures of the medals for the 2017 Princess Half marathon weekend. The 2017 theme will be centered around Beauty and the Beast, which celebrated its 25th anniversary this year and will see the release of the much-anticipated live-action adaptation in March 2017. The medals are absolutely stunning. The price increases of Disney events has been Continue Reading