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Miles Completed = 29.01
(Run/Walked = 29.01, Biked = 0.0, Elliptical = 0.0)

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Sunday, September 20, 2015

2015 Star Wars 5K

Thankfully I am able to walk without too much pain in my foot from the Walt Disney World events last weekend.  I am hopeful that I'll be able to get through all the races this weekend.
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2015 Star Wars 5K Bib
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Participant T-Shirt
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5K Commemorative Pin
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Official Program
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Entering the reunion/stage area
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Rudy and Carissa on stage before the race
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Joined by C3PO and R2D2

There was a lot of fun drama on the stage - Darth Vader came out and Storm Troopers and a Jedi...Just a lot of story going on this morning so I was glad I stopped to see some of it.

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Amazing large video screens in the corral area

There are so many people in costumes and I enjoy people watching as the corral fills up.  The video screens were also used to show clips from the Star Wars movies and the trailer from the new movie.

The National Anthem was sung by a performer this morning and she was outstanding and we got to thank her as she left because she walked right by the corral.

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An entire story scrolled up the screen.  Here is the story:

It is a period of speed
and endurance

Rebel runners
striking out from a start line

Engage in their inaugural
journey against
the evil galactic empire

The rebels join forces
with allies from
the Jedi Republic
and soon face 
the ultimate challenge

Against those who
have turned to the dark side

Racing by the Empire's
sinister agents

The runners race toward
the finish line

Custodians of the great
inner power

That can save their people
and restore freedom
to the galaxy...

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I was in Corral B - yeah!
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Rudy, Carissa, C3PO, and R2D2
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Great picture of the start line from the other side
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We are on our way
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Backstage the Custodians are there to cheer us on
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Lots of random Jedis out and about
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It's a Small World still had some of the Christmas Lights up
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Storm Troopers
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Going through Fantasyland
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Big Thunder in the dark
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Mile 1
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Main Street
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The castle is so pretty in the dark

After the castle, Chewbacca was out for photos, but his line was so long it was ridiculous!

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Tomorrowland

Darth Vader is out in Tomorrowland and his line was even worse than Chewbacca's line.  It wound around Star Tours and out toward Main Street.

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Main Street Vehicle
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Main Street all lit up
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Double Decker Bus
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Coming up the hill in to backstage California Adventure with Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
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Mile 2

Somewhere around here there was another Jedi out for photos.

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Cars Land
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Walking in Cars Land
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Love Radiator Springs all lit up with the waterfall in the background
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Pacific Wharf
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Going by A Bug's Land
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Carthay Circle
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Heading in to Downtown Disney
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Headed by World of Disney
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Jedi announcer shouting out encouragement
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Mile 3
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Going past the Disneyland Hotel
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The finish line stretch
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Got my medal
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Official Finisher Photo
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2015 Inaugural Star Wars 5K Medallion
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2015 Inaugural Star Wars 5K Lanyard

The course for this race was different and I really enjoyed it.  It felt like it wasn't as crowded as other courses.  My blue skirt was lit up and I got a lot of compliments on it through the morning - too bad you can't see the lights in the pictures.  It was my ode to R2D2 and recycled from my Goofy costume that I didn't end up wearing last week.

My foot held up okay for the race so I was glad for that.

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