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[22 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Previews Commemorative Merchandise for Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

The 2017 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend starts February 23 and Disney has given guests a preview of some of the commemorative merchandise.
Participants will find several apparel items including short and long-sleeved shirts, jackets, tank tops, and running shorts. A Beauty and the Beast theme will be found throughout the weekend including entertainment, finisher medals, and select merchandise.
Runners participating in the Glass Slipper Challenge will find a race jacket, a tank top, logo shirts, and running pants. There is also special merchandise for the other races including the Princess 5K, …

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[6 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Finisher Medals Inspired by ‘Beauty and the Beast’

runDisney has announced that the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend finisher medals are inspired by the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast.
The half marathon weekend – sponsored by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals – includes a 5K, 10K, half marathon, Glass Slipper Challenge, and Kids’ races.
The Disney Princess 5K finisher medal features Mrs. Potts and Chip, while the Disney Princess Enchanted 10K finisher medal features the enchanted rose from the film.
The Glass Slipper Challenge combines the 10K and the half marathon, and race finishers will receive those two medals plus the …

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[12 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise Unveiled for 2016 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

The 2016 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend takes place at the Walt Disney World Resort February 18-21 and Disney has released a preview of the race merchandise.
The commemorative items include long and short-sleeve shirts for the weekend, the Princess Half Marathon, and the Glass Slipper Challenge. Items include “I Did It” shirts, drinkware, Bondi Bands, Sweaty Bands, pins, car magnets, and much more.
Car magnets are also available for those participating in the Disney Princess 5K and the Disney Princess Enchanted 10K.
New this is the ‘Run Princess Run’ artwork that is …

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[22 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases Preview of the Finisher Medals for Disney’s Princess Half Marathon Races

The runDisney Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend takes place February 18-21 at the Walt Disney World Resort, and we have a sneak peek at the finisher medals.
All of this year’s medals are inspired by The Little Mermaid.
The Disney Princess 5K medal features Ariel, Sebastian, and Flounder. The Disney Princess Enchanted 10K medal features a shell-inspired design.
The finisher medal for the half marathon features a green gemstone, and if you complete the 19.3 miles in the Glass Slipper Challenge you’ll receive a medal featuring a glass slipper with a seafoam green …

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[9 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Registration for the 2016 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Opens July 14

It’s time to lace up your running shoes once again as the registration for the 2016 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend opens on July 14.
The Princess Half Marathon Weekend has quickly grown into one of the most popular runDisney race events at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The 2016 Princess Half Marathon Weekend is February 18-21, 2016 and includes the Princess Half Marathon, the Disney Enchanted 10K, the Disney Princess 5K, the Glass Slipper Challenge, and the runDisney Kids Races.
The Glass Slipper Challenge includes the 10K and the half marathon for …

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[1 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Reveals ‘Frozen’-Inspired Medals for Princess Half Marathon Races

runDisney has revealed the medal designs for the 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend and runners can expect a Frozen theme with the medals.
The Disney Kids Races and the Disney Frozen 5K each feature medallion medals inspired by Frozen – the Kids Races medal features everyone’s favorite snowman Olaf while the 5K medal features Anna and Elsa.
The Princess Enchanted 10K medal features a Frozen-inspired snowflake, while the Princess Half Marathon medal features the race name and the traditional tiara, along with a blue-toned jewel.
Runners who are participating in the Disney …

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[20 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Princess Half Marathon, Food & Wine, and a New Restaurant at the BoardWalk

This week in Disney news was all about food and marathons. Sure there were other stories thrown in the mix but running and food were the headlines.
Epcot Food and Wine Festival News
Our friends at the Disney Food Blog shared some big news this week about this year’s Epcot Food and Wine Festival.
First, the bookings for the festival’s special events open to the general public on July 31! The DFB’s post had some great information on this year’s special events, including new seminars and some returning favorites (like the Parisian Breakfast!)
Other …

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[15 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Registration for the 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon Opens July 15 at Noon

Runners take your marks!
Registration for the 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon weekend opens today at 12 p.m. EST.
The 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend races include the Disney Princess Half Marathon, the Enchanted 10K, the Disney Princess 5K, the Glass Slipper Challenge, and Kids Races.
Both the 5K and the runDisney Kids Races will have a Frozen theme, complete with new medals that feature motif inspired by the film.
The Glass Slipper Challenge is 19.3 miles over the course of two days and includes the Disney Princess Half Marathon and the Disney …

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[24 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Three-time Olympian Kim Smith Wins the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon

Three-time Olympian Kim Smith won the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon on February 23, and also set a new course record.
Smith crossed the finish line in 1:11:49, nearly 15 minutes before any other runner, and breaking the previous course record of 1:17:38 – set last year – by six minutes.
Smith is a native of New Zealand and is also an elite runner with New Balance. She said the highlight of Sunday’s race was the chance to run through the Disney parks.
There were 24,000 runners who participated in Sunday’s Princess Half …

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[21 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Merchandise Available for 2014 Princess Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort

This weekend, thousands of runners are descending upon the Walt Disney World Resort for the 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend.
The runners – and their fans – have a chance to purchase some great merchandise items commemorating their runs.
As with other runDisney races, Disney merchandise has created a variety of shirts for the race weekend including T-shirts, hoodies, jackets, and tanks. There’s a new line this year for those who are watching from the sidelines, including T-shirts for the kids and husbands.
Other merchandise items include Bondi Bands, a new ear hat …