Tag: Half Marathon

Inspiration Every Mile of 2012 Walt Disney World Marathon Races

Inspiration Every Mile of 2012 Walt Disney World Marathon Races

| January 8, 2012 | 1 Reply

During this first full weekend of 2012, distance runners from around the world flocked to Walt Disney World for what has become one of the largest weekend of races in the country.  Over 56,000 people registered for one of the Disney races including: 8,000 in Friday’s Family Fiesta 5K, 26,500 in Saturday’s half marathon, and [...]

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2011 Disneyland Half Marathon – “Fat Drew” Wouldn’t Do This!

2011 Disneyland Half Marathon – “Fat Drew” Wouldn’t Do This!

| September 4, 2011 | Reply

Labor Day Weekend meant it was time for the 6th annual Disneyland Half Marathon.  This year, 15,000 competitors lined up to complete the 13.1 mile course, and that didn’t “Sound Dangerous” at all to actor Drew Carey - who was among the sold out field.  Runners and walkers from 49 states (where’s South Dakota? Represent!) and 23 [...]

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New Disneyland Half Marathon Incites Vehement Response

New Disneyland Half Marathon Incites Vehement Response

| April 20, 2011 | 6 Replies

Tuesday, April 19, runDisney announced the newest race in their endurance series.  The Tinker Bell Half Marathon will debut in Disneyland on Sunday, January 29, 2012.  As September’s Disneyland Half Marathon filled in record time, the new California race will be another option for those looking to run through Walt Disney’s original theme park.  Similar to [...]

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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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runDisney and Run (or Walk) to the Finish With an Olympian

runDisney and Run (or Walk) to the Finish With an Olympian

| January 24, 2011 | 5 Replies

Interview with runDisney Training Consultant Jeff Galloway Last year the Disney Endurance Series rebranded itself as runDisney, and with the change brought in Olympian Jeff Galloway as the official training consultant for their series of events.  Galloway competed in the 1972 Olympic games in Munich, and has served as coach to over 200,000 runners and [...]

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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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Keeping Pace – 5th Anniversary of the Disneyland Half Marathon

Keeping Pace – 5th Anniversary of the Disneyland Half Marathon

| September 26, 2010 | 3 Replies

See all of those runners in the photo below?  There are 14,000 of them, if you want to be precise – and that is a 4-lane road they are on.  They all gathered at 4AM on September 5, 2010 to run in the 5th Anniversary of the Disneyland Half Marathon at the Disneyland Resort in [...]

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