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Thursday, October 1, 2015

2015 Never Land 5K

While my pictures aren't always great some of these will be pretty blurry.  It rained through the majority oft the race - nothing drastic, just light rain that made things a bit wet.  The weather may not have been perfect, but this is still my favorite runDisney 5K - starting on Main Street in the dark, no assigned corrals and a ton of fun!

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2015 Never Land 5K bib
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5K Participant T-Shirt
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5K I Did It Car Magnet
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Never Land 5K Commemorative Pin
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On the way to the race, before the rain started
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No assigned corrals for this race so I'm pretty close to the front of corral A.  
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I was lucky enough to be standing next to these four as they prepared for the race.  The young girl in the green shirt was a Make A Wish participant and the others were there supporting her through the 5K.  It was really moving watching them all get ready and I hope they had a great race.
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The announcers were dressed as "Bobbies" and were looking for the Darlings since Hook had captured them.
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Fireworks before the race started light up the sky over the castle
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I know it's a horrible picture, but that green spot is Tinker Bell flying.  This is one race that she flies for and she goes back and forth and it is a lot of fun to watch.
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We started just off Main Street and they let the confetti fly to send us off
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Believe it or not I'm somewhere in this picture, just not sure where
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The third shift custodians were out across from It's a Small World and they were thanking us - but I thanked them as I went by
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During the race, the participants were encouraged to crow each time Peter Pan's shadow was spotted.  Let me tell you there was a lot of crowing and there were a lot of Peter Pan shadows on the course.
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This time we were congratulated by the custodians - so cool
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Headed in to ToonTown
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Walking through ToonTown
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Will there be pirates ahead?  There were a lot of pirates out and about in Disneyland.  In fact, I even saw Smee and Captain Hook out there...
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I wonder if Peter is hearing all the crowing and if he knows his shadow is flying alone
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Is Peter fighting Hook?
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Umbrellas and Ponchos were standard Cast Member gear today
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Disneyland Train Station
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Mile Marker 2 - Mile Marker 1 was somewhere around Big Thunder
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The dreaded down the hill and up the hill - this will be one of many trips down and up this hill this weekend
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California Adventure is all lit up and pretty in the rain
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Read Trolley Car
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This pirate was out on the course and joking with runners as they passed.  He found himself quite hilarious
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Another joking pirate.  He was also having fun with runners
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Heading in to A Bug's Land
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Cars Land neon is always a cool site
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So long Cars Land
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Mickey's Fun Wheel and the ugliness that is the World of Color fountain heads (sorry folks, but unless the lights and fountains are on, I find this site unappealing)
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Headed in to Paradise Pier
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Some Lost Boys are hanging out under a canopy
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Not sure what I'm grinning about - probably the silliness of walking around the parks in the rain
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Mile 3 - Love that the kids are looking out the window
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Mr Potato Head was rather quiet this wet morning
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Wendy and Peter were right before the finish stretch for photos
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Hello Finish Line
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Glad to have crossed the finish line
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The crowded mess that was just beyond the finish line.  Medals, water, Powerade and snack boxes in a very tight area
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Finisher's Photo
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2015 Never Land 5K medallion
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2015 Never Land 5K Lanyard

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