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[19 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Unveils Merchandise for Disney Princess Half Marathon

The 2018 Disney Princess Half Marathon is this week, February 22-25, at the Walt Disney World Resort and runDisney has unveiled the commemorative merchandise for the event.
Items include commemorative designs for the 5K, 10K, half marathon, and Disney Fairy Tale Challenge.
Runners will find apparel including tees, long-sleeve shirts, tank tops, jackets, and more.
Other items include a Minnie Mouse figure, a shoe ornament, a Pandora bracelet, and three Dooney & Bourke handbags. The Disney Character Performance Wear Collection will also be available.
The merchandise will be available at the runDisney Health & …

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[5 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
Finisher Medals Revealed for Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

The 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side takes place at Walt Disney World on April 19-22 and Disney has recently revealed the finisher medals.
The medals are inspired by the villains of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The 5K finisher medal features the Executioner Stormtrooper and the 10K medal is the Praetorian Guard helmet.
Finishers of the half marathon will receive a medal with Captain Phasma’s helmet and the First Order Challenge medal is non other than Kylo Ren.
The Kids’ Races medal feature BB-9E, the villainous droid.
Runners can also take …

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[16 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
The Arena at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Now Open

The Arena at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is officially open and ready to welcome indoor sporting events including basketball, volleyball, gymnastics and wrestling.
The 8,000-seat arena will host these indoor sporting events in addition to the runDisney Health & Fitness Expos during runDisney events, starting with the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend.
This arena is the third competition venue at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and was specifically designed with cheer and dance competitions in mind.
The flexibility of the arena is one of its unique features. According to …

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[4 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Announces Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon for 2018

runDisney has announce a new virtual running experience for this year – the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon.
This virtual race gives participants that chance to run a half marathon wherever they enjoy running – outside, on a treadmill – and earn a Star Wars finisher medal.
Registration is open for the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon from now until February 28. Runners in this weekend’s Disney World Marathon can also register at the Health & Fitness Expo.
The virtual half marathon must be completed by March 31.
Participants can also be part of …

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[18 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Places All Disneyland Races on Hiatus Beginning in 2018

runDisney has announced that all Disneyland races will be put on hiatus beginning in 2018 due to the ongoing construction affiliated with the park’s expansion.
The announcement was made on the runDisney blog: “After careful consideration and weighing all possibilities, we have made the very difficult decision to place all runDisney race weekends at Disneyland Resort on hiatus beginning in 2018. This includes the associated Coast to Coast Race Challenges.”
Any guests who had registered for any of the 2018 races will be contacted via email by runDisney and will receive a …

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[8 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Gives Preview of Wine & Dine Half Marathon Finisher Medals

runDisney has released a preview of the new finisher medals for this year’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend races.
The finisher medals feature travel-themed designs including luggage tags, plane tickets, and passports. The designs were inspired by the Epcot Food & Wine Festival.
The 5K for the race weekend is the Disney Fall Feast 5K and the finisher medal celebrates the harvest season.
The Disney Wine & Dine 10K finisher medal features a decorative luggage tag, while runners who finish the half marathon will earn a finisher medal that resembles a plane …

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[20 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Sneak Peek at Medals for Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon

Disney recently gave guests a sneak peek at the finisher medals for this year’s Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon.
The finisher medal for the half marathon pays tribute to the 25th anniversary of Disneyland Paris and features Mickey Mouse, running past Sleeping Beauty Castle.
The inaugural 10K race finisher medal features Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather flying around Sleeping Beauty Castle.
The Kids Races medal features Mickey Mouse, while the 5K medal features Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast.
This year’s Disneyland Paris Half Marathon will also include a new challenge – the Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo …

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[20 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise Revealed for runDisney’s Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

This weekend is the runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side and Disney has released information on the slate of special merchandise.
Some fan favorites from last year’s inaugural race have returned including car magnets and pins that look like miniature finisher medals.
New merchandise includes an event shirt features a sliver chrome treatment on the lettering and graphics. Some of the merchandise for this year’s event also feature characters including Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, and Kylo Ren.
Runners will find items for all events including the half marathon, 10K, 5K, and …

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[13 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Announces the 2017 runDisney Virtual Running Shorts Series

Registration is now open for the runDisney Virtual Running Shorts Series!
This virtual 5K series gives runners of every level a chance to participate in one or more of the 5K summers runs. Runners can earn medals regardless of where they choose to run – outside or on a treadmill.
Each 5K race has an individual race window and each has a commemorative finisher medal – all featuring an element honoring Pluto.
Runners who finish all three races within the allotted timeframe will receive a Virtual Running Shorts Series Finisher medal and a …

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[26 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Closures at Caribbean Beach Resort, DCL 2018 Sailings, and More

What a week it’s been! We’re closing out February with major news from Caribbean Beach Resort, menus for the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival, and summer 2018 sailings on Disney Cruise Line.
We found out this week that the restaurants – and pool bar! – at Caribbean Beach Resort are closing for refurbishment on May 1. The Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters, and Banana Cabana Pool Bar will be affected.
Guests will have alternative options for dining in Centertown, three island markets, and a new quick service in Trinidad.
Disney …