Tag: RunDisney

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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Disney’s Wine & Dine Race Weekend Update

Disney’s Wine & Dine Race Weekend Update

| February 10, 2011 | 5 Replies

Run Disney released an update to this fall’s Wine & Dine race weekend.  A letter from Ken Potrock, Disney’s SVP of Sports Enterprises, discusses two major modifications for this year’s Wine & Dine race weekend.  As someone who participated in last year’s race weekend and post race party these changes are very welcomed and should improve the [...]

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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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Finish Line Party for Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Finish Line Party for Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon

| October 11, 2010 | 3 Replies

As many of you know the first weekend of October 2010 saw the introduction of a new night race at Walt Disney World, the Wine & Dine Half Marathon.  One of the things many runners were looking forward to was the Finish Line Party to be held in Epcot’s World Showcase from 10:30 pm until [...]

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Video Tour of Disney’s Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon Course

Video Tour of Disney’s Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon Course

| October 9, 2010 | 4 Replies

A new event popped up on the runDisney race calendar this year.  The Inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon took place Saturday, October 2, 2010 coinciding with the opening of the 15th Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.  The starting gun fired at   10:00 pm, and competitors wound their way from ESPN Wide World of [...]

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