Tag: Disney Endurance Series

Your Full Marathon Finisher’s Medal Is Your Ticket To Disney

Your Full Marathon Finisher’s Medal Is Your Ticket To Disney

| June 30, 2010 | 3 Replies

Disney has added a new program to their Disney Endurance Series.  Finishers of the Walt Disney World Full Marathon on January 9, 2011 will gain free admission to any of the Walt Disney World theme parks on Monday, January 10.  Race organizers are calling this “Marathon Monday”, and all you need to do is proudly [...]

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DISer Claims Second Place In Third Expedition Everest Challenge

DISer Claims Second Place In Third Expedition Everest Challenge

| June 16, 2010 | 3 Replies

The Expedition Everest Challenge took place on Saturday, June 12.  DISboards member and W.I.S.H. (We’re Inspired to Stay Healthy) Racing Team Runner Becky Dougherty (DISboards username Lexxiefern) took second place in the individual women category.  Continue after the break for a full race report.

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Princesses DO Sweat at Walt Disney World Resort

Princesses DO Sweat at Walt Disney World Resort

| March 7, 2010 | 8 Replies

At least the 13,000 princesses running Disney’s Princess Half Marathon were sweating, and if not, it was likely due to the chilly 43° temperature at the start.  Disney had nearly twice as many runners in their second annual celebration of women’s athletics.  “This event is all about princesses and spreading the message of health and [...]

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Temperature Low but Spirits High for 2010 Disney Marathon

Temperature Low but Spirits High for 2010 Disney Marathon

| January 11, 2010 | 6 Replies

Near record low temperatures and freezing rain met runners participating in the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events this past weekend.  However, the cold temperatures did not prevent Disney from staging the largest Marathon Weekend since the event’s inception in 1994.  Nearly 55,500 runners registered for one of the races over the weekend, making it [...]

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Good-Bye Race for the Taste: Hello New Medal

Good-Bye Race for the Taste: Hello New Medal

| October 15, 2009 | 4 Replies

It was a hot and steamy morn for 4,000+ competitors in the final Race For The Taste 10K.  Runners started arriving around 5:00 am at Disney’s Wide World of Sports for the 7:00 am race start.  It was already 75° with 97% humidity, and sure to get hotter as the sun rose.  Jose Henriquez of [...]

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Second Annual Expedition Everest Challenge Washed Out

Second Annual Expedition Everest Challenge Washed Out

| September 30, 2009 | 10 Replies

Saturday, September 26, over 3,500 runners gathered en masse at Disney’s Animal Kingdom to take on the sold-out Expedition Everest Challenge.  Unfortunately, as the evening wore on the weather turned treacherous and race officials were required to shut down the course due to lightning.  Many competitors who started in the rain could not complete the [...]

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