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[18 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Merchandise for the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

If you’re running the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side this weekend at Disney World, there’s a new slate of commemorative merchandise.
Merchandise includes short and long sleeved shirts, tank tops, jackets and accessories – for all races including the half marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kids’ Races.
There’s also a slate of merchandise for runners participating in the Star Wars First Order Challenge – which includes the 10K and half marathon for 19.3 miles.
Additional items include Star Wars lifestyle apparel, commemorative Stormtrooper and BB-8 figurines, and specialty shoe ornaments.
The Star …

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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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[9 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
2016-17 runDisney Race Season Underway

Last weekend’s Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend was the official start for the runDisney 2016-17 season.
This year’s races include the inaugural Disneyland Paris – Val D’Europe Half Marathon Weekend on September 23-25.
Other races for this season include the Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend during the 2016 Epcot Food and Wine Festival; Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland; Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend in January 2017; the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend – The Light Side at Disneyland; Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend; the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend – …

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[15 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Offers Preview of Star Wars Half Marathon Merchandise

The Star Wars Half Marathon takes place this weekend at the Disneyland Resort and runDisney has offered a sneak peek at the new merchandise.
This year’s merchandise features a vintage style and design with nods to the X-Wing fighters and other classic Star Wars characters and icons. The merchandise also features a “throwback color palette” and some fans might think they’re seeing glimpses of villains in the designs.
The Star Wars Half Marathon merchandise includes long- and short-sleeve tees, a ladies’ tank top, hoodies, hats, car magnets, and performance jackets. The back …

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[15 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Announces New Merchandise for the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland

This weekend marks the inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland and runDisney has some great out-of-this-world merchandise available for race participants and fans.
Performance T-shirts and hoodies featuring phrases including ‘May The Course Be With You’ and ‘Let the Wookie Win’ in addition to Star Wars characters and symbols will be available. Other items include magnets, window clings, headwear, and jewelry.
Runners participating in the Star Wars Rebel Challenge will find a selection of items featuring the challenge’s logo and name including tees, magnets, Bondi Bands, and Sweaty Bands.
There’s also …

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[6 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
New Balance Announces New runDisney Collection for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon

New Balance has announced a new limited edition running shoe debuting at this weekend’s 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon.
The limited edition Retro Mickey and Retro Minnie 990v3 was inspired by Steamboat Willie and “celebrates the classic heritage of Disney and New Balance.”
The “retro” feature musical notes around the soles, images of Mickey and Minnie, and character signatures.
The shoes will be available beginning Wednesday, January 7 at NBvirtualqueue.com. Runners can sign up at the site using their Walt Disney World Marathon bib number. Other guests can sign up starting January 8.
New …

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[15 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Releases Sneak Peek of Medal for Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend

The inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend is January 15-18 at the Disneyland Resort and runDisney recently shared some images of the all-new finisher medals.
Runner (and walkers) who finish the Star Wars 5K will receive a colorful medal featuring C-3PO. The 10K finisher’s hexagon-shaped medal features a Stormtrooper
The half marathon medal design was influenced by the Medal of Bravery that was presented to Luke Sykwalker and Han Solo after the Battle of Yavin.
Runners participating in the Rebel Challenge – which includes the 10K and the half marathon – will take …

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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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[1 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Tinker Bell, runDisney, and Harambe Nights

As the first full week of summertime at Disney wraps up we have quite a bit of exciting news to report, so let’s get started!
Disneyland News
Perhaps the biggest news this week was Monday’s announcement from runDisney on the inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend taking place at Disneyland in January 2015! The all-new race will feature a 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon in addition to the Star Wars Rebel Challenge!
If you’re headed to the west coast in June, there is an exciting lineup of special merchandise events happening at Disneyland! …

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[27 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Announces Inaugural ‘Star Wars’ Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland in January 2015

runDisney has announced an all-new Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at the Disneyland Resort January 15-18, 2015.
The races during the weekend including the Star Wars Half Marathon, the Star Wars 10K, and the Star Wars 5K in addition to Kids Races.
The weekend will also feature the Star Wars Rebel Challenge that includes the 10K and the Half Marathon.
The Star Wars Half Marathon features a 13.1 mile “intergalactic adventure” that takes runners through Disney California Adventure, past Disneyland Park, and onto the streets surrounding the Disneyland Resort. The half marathon will …