Tag: Disney Endurance Series

Record Field “Survives” Disney’s Princess Half Marathon

Record Field “Survives” Disney’s Princess Half Marathon

| February 27, 2011 | 2 Replies

Quick on the heels of January’s Walt Disney World Marathon weekend comes Disney’s Princess Half Marathon.  Early Sunday morning, February 27th, a record field of over 17,000 princesses laced up their running shoes (or glass slippers) to run or walk from Epcot to the Magic Kingdom and back.  The field also included two past winners of the reality television show [...]

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Video: Run Along in the 2011 Walt Disney World Half Marathon

Video: Run Along in the 2011 Walt Disney World Half Marathon

| January 11, 2011 | 5 Replies

Saturday, January 8 the Walt Disney World Half Marathon took place.  An early morning tour of 2 of the 4 Disney theme parks, the half marathon course started right outside Epcot, went up to and through the Magic Kingdom, and ended back at Epcot.  27,000 runners (a new record) signed up for the race, and you [...]

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A New Era Begins During 2011 Walt Disney World Full Marathon

A New Era Begins During 2011 Walt Disney World Full Marathon

| January 9, 2011 | 6 Replies

17,000+ competitors lined up for today’s Walt Disney World Marathon.  The 26.2 mile race through all 4 Disney theme parks was the final event during a weekend of races that saw nearly 54,000 registered runners and walkers toe the line in one of the events.  For the full marathon, all eyes were on flamboyant Brazilian Adriano Bastos [...]

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Video Tour of Mickey’s Halloween 5k through the Magic Kingdom

Video Tour of Mickey’s Halloween 5k through the Magic Kingdom

| October 5, 2010 | 2 Replies

On Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 runDisney held the first ever Halloween themed 5k through the Magic Kingdom.  Participants were encouraged to don costumes for a family fun run down Main Street, U.S.A. and through all the lands of the theme park.  My daughter and I were two of the competitors that day, and you can follow [...]

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Unique Way to See Backstage – The Disneyland 5K!

Unique Way to See Backstage – The Disneyland 5K!

| September 14, 2010 | 5 Replies

 STOP!  Before you decide to skip over this because you have absolutely no interest in another article on Disney-sponsored running events, take a minute and give me a chance.  I am not a runner; I never pretend to have any kind of athletic prowess.  I’m just a short, overweight mom, who decided with her dear [...]

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Disneyland Half Marathon Coming Up Sunday, September 5th

Disneyland Half Marathon Coming Up Sunday, September 5th

| August 30, 2010 | 1 Reply

The 5th Annual Disneyland Half Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, September 5th, 2010.  The event has filled to capacity for the 5th consecutive time with over 14,000 runners registered to participate in either the 5K or half marathon.  570 “Legacy Runners” have finished all 4 previous Disneyland Half Marathons, and will be recognized throughout the [...]

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New Finisher Medal for Walt Disney World Marathon

New Finisher Medal for Walt Disney World Marathon

| July 31, 2010 | 2 Replies

During the month of July, Disney Sports had a competition where the public could vote on 1 of 3 designs for the 2011 finisher’s medal for the Walt Disney World Full Marathon.  Recently, the DisneyParks blog announced the top vote-getter for the new medal design. Below is the medal all finishers will receive upon completion [...]

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