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The Warmup Lap | 2.2.12

Hola, fellow running enthusiasts! Lets take a look at some neat marathon/running news from around the internet. Feel free to pop into the comments and discuss them! Dig deep and enjoy your Groundhog's Day with us.

Disney's Tinker Bell Half Marathon debuts with a flying start | Washington Times Communities
The inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon debuted at Disneyland on Sunday, Jan. 29 with 12,000 runners. Even the eventual winner of the race, Kellie Nickerson of Albuquerque, N.M., went full fairy as she blazed the course in 1:27:52. She dressed as Tink, naturally.

Tallahassee Marathon Wants Spectators, Attracts Fast Runners | Community
The 38th Tallahassee Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, February 5, 2012.

The Marathon Keeps Getting Faster | Here & Now
The stage is set for fast times for the men’s marathon race in London during this summer’s Olympic Games.

Marathon sign-up: Treat it like a sprint - Chicago Sun-Times
A heads up to runners (and couch potatoes): Wednesday is the first day you can sign up for the 35th Bank of America Chicago Marathon. And though the Oct. 7 race is more than eight months away — and deciding to go for a 26.2-mile.

Chicago Marathon Registration and How To Avoid Getting Shut Out - Stride Nation
The recent increase in the popularity of running races (and the simplicity of online registrations) has resulted in a challenging situation: the Sold Out Race.