Mickey, Minnie, Joanie and Couple More Polar Bears

Three alumnae at the Disney Marathon

Go U Bears!: Chelsea Young '11, Joan Benoite Samuelson '79, and Laura Connolly '11, at the Disney Marathon in January.


Marathoners Chelsea Young ’11 and Laura Connolly ’11 met up with fellow alumna and running legend Joan Benoit Samuelson ’79 at the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend in January. “It was amazing to meet with Joanie prior to our races, and it was a terrific athletic weekend for the Polar Bears!” Laura wrote. “I ran the marathon and Chelsea ran the Goofy Challenge—a half marathon followed by a full the next day—and came in 18th overall for women and second in her age group in the half marathon!


  1. Go U Bears! Awesome showing! Well done!



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