Tag: Walt Disney World Marathon

Looking Back at Walt Disney World’s 2013 Marathon Weekend

Looking Back at Walt Disney World’s 2013 Marathon Weekend

| January 23, 2013 | Reply

It was time again for runners and theme park junkies to stride their way through the Walt Disney World Resort.  The annual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend showcased several races from a 1-mile kids’ race to a full 26.2 marathon.  More than 66,000 runners gathered in sunny, warm Central Florida to participate in the biggest [...]

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Prepping for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Prepping for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

| January 8, 2013 | 2 Replies

The grand-daddy of them all is just around the corner.  This weekend tens of thousands of runners from all over the world will descend on Walt Disney World for runDisney’s biggest event of the year, Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.  Comprised of several races, a huge health and fitness expo, and a number of running [...]

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Do You runDisney?

Do You runDisney?

| May 9, 2012 | 4 Replies

I just realized I was bitten by something.  It started as a simple bite and has now turned into a full-fledged outbreak…An infection and now it’s hit a “fevered pitch”.  I’ve been bitten by the running bug.  I’m certainly not a professional runner by any stretch of the imagination; in fact I’ve been known to [...]

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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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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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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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