Tag: RunDisney

Disneyland’s Inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon

Disneyland’s Inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon

| January 30, 2012 | Reply

Sunday marked the inaugural running of Disneyland’s Tinker Bell Half Marathon, which was the culmination of a weekend of races and events centered on healthy lifestyes.  Over 17,000 runners participated in the weekend’s races, with 12,000 running the half marathon, including 920 men.  DIS Unplugged’s very own Tony Spittell was one of those few brave gentleman and will [...]

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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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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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Video: Talking Mickey Mouse Appears in Walt Disney World Promo

Video: Talking Mickey Mouse Appears in Walt Disney World Promo

| August 4, 2011 | 3 Replies

Last year, the Disney internet fan community was abuzz with a video of a character meet and greet test in Disneyland that utilized a Talking Mickey Mouse.  People speculated Talking Mickey would be the next generation of character experiences, and wondered when he would make his Walt Disney World debut.  In a promotional video for [...]

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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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ESPN’s Trey Wingo Runs Through Disney’s Hollywood Studios

ESPN’s Trey Wingo Runs Through Disney’s Hollywood Studios

| March 10, 2011 | Reply

Part of the activities of ESPN: The Weekend included the Champion 5k race held Saturday, March 5th through the streets of Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  runDisney billed this race as a blending of Sports and Hollywood, and there were certainly plenty of athletes as well as ESPN personalities on hand.  In fact, ESPN broadcaster Trey Wingo shot video along [...]

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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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