Episode 118 – Kimberly Markey (Disney Runner & Cancer Conqueror), Part 2

Kimberly MarkeyIn this episode we continue our conversation with Kimberly Markey. In part 1, she shared with us about running, her love of Disney, runDisney events, her cancer diagnosis & battle, how all of those tie in to each other, and more!


In this episode, Kimberly talks about…

  • Where she is in her cancer battle, and why she doesn’t like the term “cancer survivor”
  • How many Disney races she’s done
  • Her first run with her friend Perfectly Goofy Gail and how many they’ve done together
  • Costumes and Disney races – how she started doing them & some of her favorites
  • Tips for you if you want to start doing runDisney races, or start running in costume
  • What she loves most about Disney
  • If she could have any job working for The Walt Disney Company, what it would be and why
  • What she loves most about what she does with Disney races
  • What she never gets asked that she wishes people would ask her
  • What inspires her
  • Her advice to you for following your dream or overcoming significant obstacles
  • Shameless Plug Time!


Find Kimberly:


Podcasts Spotlighted in this Episode:


Disney Wonder

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Details about the Listeners, Fans, & Friends cruise can be found in my segment of episode 134 of Skywalking Through Neverland. Or email cruise@storiesofthemagic.com!


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Additional Photos of Kimberly & Costumes

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