Making a Snow White running costume

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I use the term “making” here a little liberally as I only actually made from scratch one part of my costume for the Enchanted 10k – the rest of more of how I put the costume together from various pieces I had or bought.  But I was really happy with how it turned out, so I wanted to share what I did to make my Snow White running costume!

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The shirt I used is from one of my favorite running shirt companies, Raw Threads.  They make shirts inspired by tons of Disney characters.  I actually got this one as part of a mystery pack that I had ordered, which is when you can get three shirts at a discounted bundle price, but you don’t know which ones you’ll get.  Receiving this one is actually what inspired me to do a Snow White costume!  Even if you don’t want to do something like this, any blue running shirt will work for the costume.  I just like the bow with the apple because it adds a bit extra “Snow White” to it.

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Glass Slipper Challenge Training – 7 weeks to go

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The countdown on my phone says that I’ll be in Disney World in 47 days, which is a little scary!  It’s really starting to feel real that not only will I be running my first half marathon, but I’ll also be doing a 10k the day before.  Granted, I plan to do plenty of character stops during the 10k and not push myself too hard, but it’s still going to be crazy.  I also have to get to work on my costumes.  I’m almost set for my 10k costume (I’m doing Snow White), but I still have some work to do on my Anna costume for the half!  I did get a very cute cape for Christmas that I’m planning to wear though 🙂

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This was an “in between” week, meaning that I didn’t have a long run on the weekend, just a 4 mile run.  Still, I feel like I’m constantly fighting with the weather so every week is a challenge.  This coming week looks like it’s going to be pretty rough.

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Alice in Wonderland running costume

 

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I’m not going to lie, one of the things that I get most excited for when it comes to a Disney race is putting together a costume. I love costumes!  For the Enchanted 10k I did a simple Belle costume.  This time around, a group of friends that was going decided we should do a group costume.  We settled on Alice in Wonderland, and we had Alice, the Cheshire Cat, Mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee/Tweedle Dum.  My costume was Alice!

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Raw Threads, which makes awesome running clothes, especially with Disney themes, was the place where most of us decided to get our shirts. They had a big Alice and Wonderland collection.  My shirt said “Alice” on the front, and I got the tank top instead of the t-shirt.  I actually got really lucky – I ordered one of Raw Threads’ mystery packs, where they sent me 3 random tank tops for a low price.  And one of the tanks I got was Alice!  These are super comfy and I highly recommend them.  You can also buy Raw Threads gear at the Run Disney expos.

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The Incredibles Costumes for Halloween

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If you’re looking for an easy and comfortable Disney related Halloween costume, consider going as the Incredibles!  Not only is it pretty easy to put together, but it’s a costume that the whole family can get in on, no matter if you have kids or not.  My husband and I dressed up as them recently for a Halloween themed 5k, and it was a good costume option because it was easy to run in.  If you’re interested in making your own, here’s what I did:

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