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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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[8 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Race Calendar Released for 2017-2018 Season

If you’re looking to participate in one of the many runDisney events in 2017 and 2018, the new race calendar was recently released.
While many of the early 2017 races are sold out – including the Walt Disney World Marathon and the Disney Princess Half Marathon – there are a few late-2017 events that haven’t gone on sale yet.
The next event to go on sale is the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend which takes place August 31 through September 3 at Disneyland. The races go on sale December 13.
The 2017 Disney Wine …

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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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[12 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News – Food & Wine Festival Updates, Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced, and Disney Princess Half Marathon News

It’s hard to believe that we’re almost to the halfway point of July, but that just means that we’re getting closer to the 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.
Last week we learned more about this year’s festival including the news that the cast of ABC’s The Chew will be filming episodes of the show during the festival. And, there will be at least two new booths – this time in Future World.
The fall also brings the Candlelight Processional to Epcot starting on November 27. The list of narrators for …

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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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[23 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
New York Runner Wins 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon at Walt Disney World

The winner of the 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon crossed the finish line just one year after breaking her hip and fearing she’d never run again.
Lauren Passell from New York City crossed the finish line at 1:22:59, a time that was almost 30 seconds faster than the second place finisher, Heather Schulz of Orlando. The third place finisher was Mariela Ortiz from Argentina.
More than 49,500 runners – the majority of whom were women – participated in the Disney Princess Half Marathon weekend events including a 5K, 10K, and the half …

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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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[13 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Announces Schedule for 2015-2016 Race Season

runDisney has announced the race schedule for the 2015-16 race season, including the “on sale” dates for eight of the races.
The season runs between May 2015 and May 2016 and opens with the Expedition Everest Challenge on May 1-2 at the Walt Disney World Resort. The registration for the Expedition Everest Challenge opens December 16.
The last race of the season is the Tinker Bell Half Marathon presented by PANDORA Jewelry on May 5-8, 2016 at the Disneyland Resort.
This year nearly every runDisney race sold out in record time – including …

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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 …