Styling, sparkling, and super lightweight. If you want to look glam and like a princess for a road race or run, then Team Sparkle is the answer. Here’s Kenzie and I crossing the line from our 5K race at Disney- we both wore skirts and mine was from Team Sparkle.
(Kenzie is wearing a skirt that she regularly wears to school – bought at Target from their Hello Kitty collection – not intended for running but it was frilly so fit the bill for Disney!)
I never thought I’d run a race in a skirt. Now, I don’t know that I’ll ever go back after trying out the highly recommended and ultimately amazing Team Sparkle running skirt. I actually ran in my pink skirt 2x over the Run Disney weekend as I wore it for the Disney Royal Family 5K with Kenzie and then again for my Disney Princess 1/2 Marathon the next day.
Almost everyone dresses up for the Disney Princess 1/2 Marathon in some sort of costume or frilly accessory. I wanted to run kind of fast and comfortably survive the race – so a full out costume was of no interest for 13.1 miles! It was super surprising but I ran far faster than I intended too – I credit this skirt as it kept things all about the fun which I adored. As a former “competitive runner” it is awesome to just run for the spirit of running with zero pressure on time.
Team Sparkle is the perfect answer for me and a zillion of those running all the Run Disney events.
Honestly this skirt is comfy and super fast – it will not impact your time at all. I even 1: 47.44 in mine!
And there is no “rubbing” or “chaffing” like you’d get if you opted for a true Tutu type skirt. Plus, the price is right at only $25. Awesome!
What size to order from Team Sparkle?
These run very true to size but the waist band is super stretchy so you can make a range of sizes work for you. If you are deciding between sizes your height might make the difference -if you want the skirt longer or shorter. For instance, I wasn’t sure if I should wear a size Extra-Small or Small. When I needed a skirt for Disney, Kelly, the owner of the company, brought me both sizes to try on so I could pick the best fit. I ended up going with the XS since I’m only 5’2″ and the shorter XS worked better for me since it was shorter, but both “fit” comfortably and would have worked.