Category Archives: RunDisney

What is it like to Run Disney?

What is it like to Run Disney? 1 By Michelle Perkins With Marathon weekend here, I thought I would do a little blog about my run Disney personal experiences.  What is it really like?  Have you ever thought of doing one of these races?  Well I did my first run Disney race in 2015 and I am hooked!! The runDisney experience really begins with the sign up.  Now, registration opens up about 8-10 months in advance. They usually have two days, a week Continue Reading

Start Planning Your runDisney Race Calendar for 2019 – 2020

Start Planning Your runDisney Race Calendar for 2019 – 2020 5 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Darrell Fry If you’ve yet to experience the magic of runDisney – or if you just can’t wait to experience it again – event and on-sale dates for the 2019-2020 race season are now available. With entertainment, special character appearances and other Disney magic in every mile, runDisney races are an unforgettable experience for runners of all ages and skill levels. Continue Reading

Feast Your Eyes on the 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Medals

Feast Your Eyes on the 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Medals 6 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Sarah Harris The 2018-19 runDisney race season is off to a delicious start with the 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend presented by MISFIT just around the corner! Today we’re sharing our excitement for this year’s events and serving up a reveal of the beautiful finisher medals that will be awaiting participants at the finish line.   As a toast to t Continue Reading

‘Celebrate Global Running Day with runDisney

‘Celebrate Global Running Day with runDisney 8 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Darrell Fry Happy Global Running Day! Running has been a big part of our history at Walt Disney World Resort for more than 25 years with runDisney hosting a variety of running events that feature races for people of all ages and abilities. Between Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Paris and multiple virtual events, magic can be found along every mile with unique charac Continue Reading

runDisney Virtual Running Shorts Series Returns this Summer!

runDisney Virtual Running Shorts Series Returns this Summer! 10 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Sarah Harris Lace up your sneakers and get your supersuits ready for the return of the runDisney Virtual Running Shorts series celebrating Disney•Pixar’s The Incredibles 2! This summer, channel your inner super while getting a taste of runDisney from your own backyard with this unique series of 5K runs. Have your own bold, dramatic and heroic run through a course of y Continue Reading

The RunDisney Bug

The RunDisney Bug 11 Last weekend RunDisney hosted various events on property for those poor unfortunate souls who enjoy the sport of running. It was Marathon weekend. If you are unfamiliar with RunDisney events, it is the road race division of Disney Sports Enterprises. They host weekend long events that include themed 5Ks, 10Ks, Half Marathons and Full Marathons. Many people who participate in running events sign up for these on both Continue Reading

Disneyland Cancels 2018 runDisney Events

Disneyland Cancels 2018 runDisney Events 14 Breaking news from run Disney! Walt Disney Co officially announced that the half marathon and other race events scheduled for 2018 at Disneyland are cancelled. The Orange County Register has more information. RunDisney, the Walt Disney Co.’s race organization, announced Wednesday, Oct. 18, that it is canceling its half marathon and other race events at Disneyland Resort beginning in 2018. Races at Walt Disney Wor Continue Reading

Travel Around the World with the runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Medals

Travel Around the World with the runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Medals 15 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Sarah Harris Pack your bags and grab your suitcase as we travel around our world for the start of the Walt Disney World Resort race season! The 2017 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend presented by MISFIT medals have arrived, taking inspiration and elements from the upcoming Epcot International Food & Wine Festival and featuring fun travel-themed designs like Continue Reading

Racing Disney: Summer Training Tips

Racing Disney: Summer Training Tips 16 Hey there Main Streeters! With summer in full swing in most of the world, I’m here to offer you some of me and Catie’s best summer training tips to keep you in shape for those fall race weekends at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts. Keep in mind that we are not sports medicine professionals, these are just thing we’ve learned along the way of our running journeys. Run early (if you can): The cooles Continue Reading

Racing Disney: The Frustration of the Deafening Silence of runDisney

Racing Disney: The Frustration of the Deafening Silence of runDisney 19 Hey there Main Streeters! Today, I wanted to discuss something that frustrates myself (and other runDisney participants) to no end: runDisney’s silence when it comes to certain things. High at the top of that list for me at the moment is the announcement of what the medals for the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend races will look like. This is my first runDisney events in over 2 years and I’m very excited about Continue Reading

See The 2017 Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon Weekend Medals

See The 2017 Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon Weekend Medals 22 By Darrell Fry, Sports Media Director, Walt Disney World Resort Just a couple of weeks ago we told you about all the new events coming to Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon Weekend. Today we’re thrilled to share even more exciting details with a first-look at this year’s race medals! First up we have the runDisney Kids Races medallion, featuring Mickey Mouse! Followed by the 5K medal, inspired b Continue Reading