Tag: runDisney

Disneyland Weekly Update – 08/11/14

Disneyland Weekly Update – 08/11/14

| August 11, 2014 | Reply

This NEW weekly blog will feature Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and maybe even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites.  Enjoy! This week…..the Haunted Mansion reached a milestone and ticket info was released for Knott’s Scary Farm AND the D23 [...]

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I Can Go The Distance: Deciding is one thing, registering is another

I Can Go The Distance: Deciding is one thing, registering is another

| July 23, 2014 | 3 Replies

I recently wrote explaining my decision to run a Walt Disney World (WDW) Marathon, one of the many events available as part of the runDisney program and one of the many events occurring during the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.  Many people think that there’s only the training aspect to consider when planning for a [...]

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I Can Go The Distance: Why I chose the Walt Disney World Marathon for My First Marathon

I Can Go The Distance: Why I chose the Walt Disney World Marathon for My First Marathon

| May 25, 2014 | 6 Replies

I’ve always wanted to run a marathon.  This is partly because I’ve always respected the challenges of the marathon and the physical strength and mental rigor of the marathon runner.  To me, the marathon has always been one of those life’s challenges, a bucket list item, if you will, similar to climbing Mt. Everest or [...]

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Runners Dream Big at the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Runners Dream Big at the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

| January 17, 2014 | 1 Reply

This year’s edition of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend saw runners from all 50 states and 32 countries try and tackle distances they never thought possible.  For some runners it may have been a 5k (3.1 miles).  For others it may have been their first marathon (26.2 miles), but some runners were looking for [...]

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It was a Marathon weekend at Walt Disney World!

It was a Marathon weekend at Walt Disney World!

| January 13, 2014 | 7 Replies

This weekend was an exciting one for runners and their friends and family at Walt Disney World. This is the 21st year for the Marathon Weekend. Disney has added  a 10K and a new 4-day 48.8 mile Dopey Challenge to the races this year.

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runDisney Offers Challenges and a Progression Style Program

runDisney Offers Challenges and a Progression Style Program

| October 19, 2013 | Reply

The runDisney brand has added several races over the past 3 years for runners of all different levels.   Like a puzzle, runDisney has filled in the gaps of the various distances runners enjoy to tackle.   What used to be just 5ks, half, and full marathons runDisney now offers up a portfolio of 10 milers, 10ks, and several [...]

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Are You Ready for runDisney’s Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend?

Are You Ready for runDisney’s Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend?

| September 24, 2013 | 2 Replies

Ahhh…..October at Walt Disney World!  Cooler temperatures, lower humidity, the Food & Wine Festival, special parties, fall colors, and Halloween.  Let’s not forget the spooky side.  Not only does the Magic Kingdom convert to one of the nation’s best Halloween parties, but runDisney takes over part of the resort for their annual Tower of Terror [...]

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The Inaugural Give Kids the World Running Team

The Inaugural Give Kids the World Running Team

| April 20, 2013 | 1 Reply

At the beginning of 2011 the DIS began a mission to support Give Kids the World with our Power of 10 initiative.  The goal was to raise $1 million dollars by spreading the word about this fantastic charity.  Although goals are important, you’d have to agree that going above and beyond for this tremendous organization [...]

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Are You Dopey or Just Plain Goofy?

Are You Dopey or Just Plain Goofy?

| April 9, 2013 | 1 Reply

runDisney is at it again.  For those runners who often thought Marathon Weekend’s Goofy and a Half Challenge was crazy (running the half marathon on Saturday and full marathon on Sunday) we’ve now hit insanity.  This is because runDisney recently announced the Dopey Challenge for the 2014 Marathon Weekend in January.  Continue reading to find [...]

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A Race Weekend Fit for a Disney Princess

A Race Weekend Fit for a Disney Princess

| February 27, 2013 | 2 Replies

It’s the 3rd race weekend for runDisney’s yearly race calendar; the Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World.  This year the race weekend celebrated its 5th anniversary.  Runners from all over the world gathered at the Walt Disney World resort to become race royalty as they ran the distance.  Most of the runners were [...]

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