Tag: Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

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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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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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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