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Doing the @runDisney #GoofyChallenge this weekend? Here are some tips from @CoachJenny

I'm attempting to run the Walt Disney World Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge this weekend and I'm unbelievably nervous (this seemed like a great idea a year ago). Do you have any tips for surviving a half-marathon Saturday and a full on Sunday? Thanks--Nervous Dave Hi Nervous Dave. First, it is quite normal to feel a bit of apprehension when you're tackling something outside your comfort zone. I'd be nervous if you weren't! Running Goofy is very doable. I ran the first year it was offered and finished with a hug from Goofy and a smile on my face. The key is to avoid comparing this to any other marathon. It's Goofy. It's special. And it has its own set of rules... Go with a high four. First, make sure, if you are lucky enough to receive a high five from Mickey Mouse , that you only give up four digits. He gets very emotional and self conscious about this. Have a park plan....

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