Tag: RunDisney

This Year Find the Courage to Start at a Disney Race

This Year Find the Courage to Start at a Disney Race

| January 23, 2010 | 14 Replies

We’re three weeks into January.  Did you make a New Year’s Resolution this year?  Maybe you vowed to get in shape or exercise?  Maybe your sights were set a little higher… maybe you plan on using one of the races held at Walt Disney World such as the Princess Half Marathon, Muddy Buddy, Inaugural Wine [...]

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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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2010 Disney Marathon Weekend Preview

2010 Disney Marathon Weekend Preview

| January 5, 2010 | 2 Replies

Runners from all over the world are making their way to Orlando, FL as Walt Disney World Marathon weekend is upon us with a whole slate of races on tap from Friday, January 8 to Sunday, January 10.  More than 55,000 runners are registered to compete in one of the races – making it one [...]

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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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Two Fall Disney Races to End: Run ‘Em While You Can

Two Fall Disney Races to End: Run ‘Em While You Can

| August 24, 2009 | 3 Replies

The team at Disney’s Endurance Series recently announced 2009 is the final year for two of their three Fall races: the Race for the Taste 10k and the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 13k.  The creative medals for these events are heading into the race medal vault.  The Race for the Taste has been part [...]

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Expedition Everest Challenge: September 26, 2009

Expedition Everest Challenge: September 26, 2009

| August 20, 2009 | 7 Replies

As fall approaches, Disney’s Endurance series of races gears up at the Walt Disney World Resort.  First up on Saturday, September 26, 2009 is the Expedition Everest Challenge at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.  I was able to run the Inaugural event last year, and it was one of the most enjoyable races I have ever run.  [...]

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