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Cruise 2 Run -- anyone know anything about it?

Postby DLS » Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:14 am

I was looking at Cruise 2 Run, and wondering if anyone has done it, or knows anything about it? Thoughts? What's it like if you have kids with you? What's the food like?

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Postby HCcD » Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:19 am

Haven't done the Cruise 2 Run ... but, the Food on Princess, is awesome ... :drool: :drool: :drool: :wink:

They offer both standard and anytime dining room options, and buffet as well as other alternatives throughout the day ...

They also have a special area for kids to hang out in, as well as oodles of activities ...
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Postby Spirit Unleashed » Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:29 am

I think tortise did this
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Postby La » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:17 pm

Trixiee has done it. She loved it. Check out the race report section.
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Postby trixiee » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:49 pm

Yup! Did it. Loved it! Check out my report, and pm me with any questions! Jane also did the same cruise a few years ago.
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Postby Randi » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:48 pm

I went last year and Loved it.... The running group were fabulous people. All so friendly. There were all levels of runners, even slow ones like me:)
Food is fantastic, as Andy said many options.. I did not see a whole lot of kids, but that was probably because I hung around the adult pool area a lot.
The runs in the morning were a great way to start the day and still had the rest of the day to do all the other options like tours, sitting by the pool.
The guest speakers, Bart Yasso, Lisa Bentley and Dick Bearsdley each gave a very heartwarming presentation on their athletic career.
Jody and Jerry Friesen, organizers were amazing. You should email them if you have any questions. They are from your neck of the woods, Grimsby I believe. There is also a facebook page to go to, Cruise to run. With you living in NOL, you could easily fly from Buffalo, a lot cheaper I was told.
Hmmmmm... Think I might have to go again this year...

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Postby Jwolf » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:49 pm

I want to do this so badly. Not with the family-- just myself! :) With a friend, preferably.
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Postby lisaannr » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:51 pm

I haven't done the Cruise 2 Run but we've done a number of cruises. Our kids (now 12&10) love going on cruises, we're able to give them a bit of "freedom", there's a lot of kid activities, and they love the food selection. :D (okay so do I but my selections are little different than theirs ;) ).

And yes, Princess is great when you have kids because you can choose to do the anytime seating and have your own family table.
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Postby deerdree » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:52 pm

Jwolf wrote:I want to do this so badly. Not with the family-- just myself! :) With a friend, preferably.

i think it would be an awesome hoopla plan!!

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Postby Ken B » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:02 pm

Yep ! Mrs. Tortoise and I went last year, me as a runner and she as a guest. We are already signed up again for this year. We liked the Princess Cruise Line and the run part was superb!! Great people!!! Friends of ours from K-W are also going this year - both as runners. Another running couple we met from Akron , Ohio are also signed up again. It should be even more fun!!

Come on - join the party!! :dance:

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Postby jes » Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:02 pm

They have a photo company signed up starting this year. It's not Zoom, but it's another great company that we work with (www.mysportsshooter.com). Joe and I are hoping to go one year in Mike's place!
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Postby Jo-Jo » Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:55 pm

deerdree wrote:
Jwolf wrote:I want to do this so badly. Not with the family-- just myself! :) With a friend, preferably.

i think it would be an awesome hoopla plan!!


Awesome idea Dee!!! :D

I think we should all go for my 60th birthday in 2013 :D :D

Mind you...not sure if a shipload of Maniacs is a good idea :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:
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Postby Jwolf » Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:57 pm

Jo-Jo wrote:
deerdree wrote:
Jwolf wrote:I want to do this so badly. Not with the family-- just myself! :) With a friend, preferably.

i think it would be an awesome hoopla plan!!


Awesome idea Dee!!! :D

I think we should all go for my 60th birthday in 2013 :D :D

Mind you...not sure if a shipload of Maniacs is a good idea :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:


I'm liking it. :)

Two years is plenty of time to build up support from dh...
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Postby Jo-Jo » Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:00 pm

Jwolf wrote:
Jo-Jo wrote:
deerdree wrote:
Jwolf wrote:I want to do this so badly. Not with the family-- just myself! :) With a friend, preferably.

i think it would be an awesome hoopla plan!!


Awesome idea Dee!!! :D

I think we should all go for my 60th birthday in 2013 :D :D

Mind you...not sure if a shipload of Maniacs is a good idea :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:


I'm liking it. :)

Two years is plenty of time to build up support from dh...



And it gives Maniacs a bit of time to save up for my big PARTY :D :D :D :wink:

No presents expected...just your presence. Oh...I love it when I sound smart :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:
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Postby Jwolf » Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:24 pm

I'm totally into this. Let's put the wheels in motion and DO IT!! :)
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Postby jes » Sat Aug 20, 2011 10:38 pm

I love this idea! I'll try to work it that Joe and I shoot that year!!
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Postby Jo-Jo » Sun Aug 21, 2011 5:59 am

jes wrote:I love this idea! I'll try to work it that Joe and I shoot that year!!


That would be cool. Very cool.
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Postby Sandra » Sun Aug 21, 2011 7:06 am

Jwolf wrote:I'm totally into this. Let's put the wheels in motion and DO IT!! :)


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Postby La » Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:30 am

What time of year is it? I already have plans to go to France and see the Tour and ride L'Alpe d'Huez that summer (the year I turn 50).
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Postby Jwolf » Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:33 am

January 22-29 for the Caribbean one in 2012:

http://www.cruisetorun.com/caribbean/index.html

I assume the 2013 one would be those dates but Saturday-Saturday.

They used to also have an Alaska one, but not this year, and not sure if there will be one in 2013. That one was in July.
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Postby Jwolf » Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:41 am

DLS-
You may want to check with the organizers about activities for kids. In looking at the confirmation list for 2012, there are only six kids listed-- not sure how much that would increase. Regular cruises that cater more toward multi-ages expect a lot of kids and have lots of activities and camps you can sign up for-- it might not be the same on these run cruises.
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Postby Ken B » Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:49 am

Jwolf wrote:DLS-
You may want to check with the organizers about activities for kids. In looking at the confirmation list for 2012, there are only six kids listed-- not sure how much that would increase. Regular cruises that cater more toward multi-ages expect a lot of kids and have lots of activities and camps you can sign up for-- it might not be the same on these run cruises.



It is part of a regular Princess Cruise - actually a small part. So far it runs Sunday-Sunday in the last week in January. It will likely be the same in 2013.
The Alaska Cruise was run by the same people - Jerry and Jody Friesen. However, there weren't enough runners to make it viable. They may try the summer Alaska Cruise again but not at the moment. As mentioned above, the CruisetoRun people are just part of the regular cruise. We do get some extra benefits such as the use of one of the club rooms for a short party and also reserving one complete section of a restaurant for a CruisetoRun dinner.

All of us have access to all the regular cruise activities and amenities as well.
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Postby Jwolf » Sun Aug 21, 2011 2:54 pm

Ah- that's good to know! Thanks for those details Ken.
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Postby HCcD » Sun Aug 21, 2011 6:30 pm

Jo-Jo wrote:
Jwolf wrote:
Jo-Jo wrote:
deerdree wrote:
Jwolf wrote:I want to do this so badly. Not with the family-- just myself! :) With a friend, preferably.

i think it would be an awesome hoopla plan!!


Awesome idea Dee!!! :D

I think we should all go for my 60th birthday in 2013 :D :D

Mind you...not sure if a shipload of Maniacs is a good idea :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:


I'm liking it. :)

Two years is plenty of time to build up support from dh...



And it gives Maniacs a bit of time to save up for my big PARTY :D :D :D :wink:

No presents expected...just your presence. Oh...I love it when I sound smart :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:


And, I turn 50 in 2013 .. and, if I don't run Boston in 2013 nor go for 5-peat for Goofy Challenge in January 2013 .... then, I may also consider this as an alternative .... :shifty: :wink:
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Postby Jo-Jo » Sun Aug 21, 2011 7:46 pm

HCcD wrote:
Jo-Jo wrote:
Jwolf wrote:
Jo-Jo wrote:
deerdree wrote:
Jwolf wrote:I want to do this so badly. Not with the family-- just myself! :) With a friend, preferably.

i think it would be an awesome hoopla plan!!


Awesome idea Dee!!! :D

I think we should all go for my 60th birthday in 2013 :D :D

Mind you...not sure if a shipload of Maniacs is a good idea :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:


I'm liking it. :)

Two years is plenty of time to build up support from dh...



And it gives Maniacs a bit of time to save up for my big PARTY :D :D :D :wink:

No presents expected...just your presence. Oh...I love it when I sound smart :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:


And, I turn 50 in 2013 .. and, if I don't run Boston in 2013 nor go for 5-peat for Goofy Challenge in January 2013 .... then, I may also consider this as an alternative .... :shifty: :wink:



Come on Andy...what's more important...running Boston...or celebrating my 60th...sheesh :evil: :evil: :lol: :lol: :wink:
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