Tag: marathon

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 01/14/14 – Orlando Show

DIS Unplugged Podcast – 01/14/14 – Orlando Show

| January 14, 2014 | 1 Reply

In this week’s show Disney and LucasFilm have announced a new Star Wars animated series, ground has been broken for Avatar land, and we have news about the Four Seasons Resort opening at Walt Disney World. Plus we’re joined by Aaron DelPrince and Chris Walthers who are sharing with us there experience at the Disney [...]

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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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It’s Marathon Weekend here at Walt Disney World!

It’s Marathon Weekend here at Walt Disney World!

| January 7, 2012 | 1 Reply

I love being a spectator at the 2o12 Walt Disney World Marathon here at Epcot!  It inspires me to think that starting my running program is possible.

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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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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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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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