Tag Archives: RunDisney

runDisney Medal Reveal: 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Sarah Harris Lace up your sneakers and get ready for the most magical race weekend on Earth during the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna! With a new friend joining, new “bling” and lots of exciting surprises and entertainment, now more than ever is the time to join us for our biggest race weekend of the season! We’re excited to give y Continue Reading

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

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

What is a runDisney Virtual Race?

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Sarah Harris Whether you’re looking for some motivation to train for your next runDisney race or to get a taste of runDisney at home, our Virtual Race events are perfect for you! With distances available for all running types and abilities, a runDisney Virtual Race is a great way to have fun while staying in shape from the comfort of your home. Take a look at how it wor Continue Reading

‘Celebrate Global Running Day with runDisney

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!

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

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

Highlights from the 25th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Darrell Fry This past weekend, runners kicked off the New Year with cheers as they crossed the finish line at the 25th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna. The action-packed race weekend also included the Walt Disney World 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Goofy’s Race and Half Challenge, 5th Anniversary Dopey Challenge, runDisney Kids Races, and the Continue Reading

Disneyland Cancels 2018 runDisney Events

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

Celebrating Pixar with Commemorative Products for the 2017 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend

From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Steven Miller Get set for a magical Pixar weekend of fun-filled runs as the Disneyland Resort from August 31-September 3. Guests attending this exciting weekend will find a variety of commemorative products created especially for the event. I recently spoke with Mary Myers, Merchandise Product Developer for runDisney events, who told me participants will find both beloved Continue Reading

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

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

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