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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 …

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[23 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Theme Announced for 2017 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend

The 2017 runDisney Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend will feature a Pixar theme, celebrating some of the most popular Pixar films and characters.
The Disneyland Half Marathon will feature a Toy Story theme, while the Disneyland Double Dare will celebrate Pixar Animation Studios.
Monsters University is the theme of the Disneyland 10K with host Mike and Sulley, while the Disneyland 5K theme is The Incredibles.
And the runDisney Kids Races will celebrate Up.
The 2017 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend is August 31 through September 3 and spaces are still open in select races. Find out …

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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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[19 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Updates Planned at Coronado Springs, Preview of Flower and Garden Merchandise, and More

Happy weekend! It was another busy week full of exciting Disney news! Let’s recap what we were talking about!
Disney announced two major resort updates at Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach Resort! Coronado Springs will get a 15-story, 500 room towers and Caribbean Beach is adding waterfront dining.
Could Disney be planning to build a gondola-style cable car system? Maybe.
We got a peek at the commemorative merchandise for the 2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival!
Disneyland is featuring special Beauty and the Beast-themed food and special experiences. And this summer, Disney California Adventure …

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[18 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney and PANDORA Jewelry Team Up to Design Finisher Medal for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon

Disney and PANDORA Jewelry have teamed up for the first time to design a finisher medal for a runDisney event.
The Tinker Bell Half Marathon finisher medal was created by Disney Yellow Shoes art director David Brotherton and PANDORA Jewelry. The medal features Tinker Bell and a bit of bling.
The other finisher medals for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend are also a lot of fun. The Never Land 5K and Tinker Bell 10K finisher medals feature fan-favorite characters from Peter Pan.
The runDisney Kids Races medal features Disney Captain Jake and …