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[8 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: New One-Day Dining Plan Testing, WDW Marathon News, and More

You did it! You made it through the first week of 2017! It was a busy week of Disney news, so let’s check out what you might have missed.
Guests visiting the Magic Kingdom between January 12 and February 22 have a chance to try the new ‘Dine on the Go’ one-day quick service dining plan.
This new one-day quick service Dining Plan gives guests one quick service meal before 4 p.m. and one quick service meal after 4 p.m. The cost is $29 for adults and $12 for kids ages 3-9.
Today …

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[3 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Preview of Merchandise for 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

This weekend marks the 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend and Disney has given fans a preview of some of the commemorative merchandise that is available.
Participants can purchase apparel for every race this weekend including short and long sleeve shirts, jackets, and more. Logo merchandise will also be available.
Merchandise for the 5K and 10K races include shirts, hats, pins, and car magnets.
This year is the 20th anniversary of the marathon so guests will also find commemorative anniversary merchandise featuring Donald Duck.
A new collection – Running with Character – is making …

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[20 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
runDisney and Runner’s World to Debut Digital Event Guides for Events

runDisney is launching a digital event guide as part of its collaboration with Runner’s World for the 2017 race events.
All of the runDisney races in 2017 will have a digital guide beginning with the Walt Disney World Marathon in January. The new digital guides will feature pre- and post-race version, so runner can personalize their race experiences.
The pre-race digital guide will feature the race weekend itinerary, running tips, and videos from Runner’s World editors. The post-race guide will feature the individual race times for runners, rankings, and links to download …

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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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[20 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Registration Opens April 26 for 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Lace up those running shoes! Registration for the 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend opens April 26 at 12 p.m. ET.
The 2017 marathon weekend events include the Walt Disney World Marathon, the Walt Disney World Half Marathon, the Walt Disney World 10K, the Walt Disney World 5K, Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge, the Dopey Challenge, and runDisney Kids’ Races.
Dopey Challenge participants will run the full and half marathon plus the 10K and the 5K, while Goofy’s Race and Half Challenge runners will complete the half marathon and the 10K.
Registration …

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[5 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
New runDisney Merchandise Debuting at Walt Disney World Marathon

Fans of all things runDisney will be excited to hear about the new merchandise coming to the runDisney events including the Walt Disney World Marathon and the all-new Disneyland Paris Half Marathon.
The Disney Dooney & Bourke handbags are always a hot ticket item at the Health & Fitness Expos but this year fans can also purchase three of the marathon bags online!
Guests can pre-order a tote for $268, a backpack for $248, and a wristlet for $108. Shipping is available on all pre-orders and items will be shipped on March …

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[2 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise for 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Revealed

The 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is January 6-10 and Disney has just released a sneak peek of this year’s merchandise.
The items include apparel, hats, drinkware, and more.
Participants in each race will find apparel for their race including short and long sleeved shirts, Sweaty Bands, Bondi Bands, and even magnets. There are also “I Did It!” shirts for men and women for the races including the 5K and 10K events.
Other items include jackets, hooded sweatshirts, pins, runDisney logo products, ear hats, and even a “Future Disney Runner” shirt for …

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[28 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Registration Opens Today for 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Runners take your mark! It’s time to register for the 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.
Well, it’s time at 12 p.m. ET today.
And given how quickly most of the runDisney race events have been selling out in recent years, if you aren’t ready to go at exactly 12 p.m. ET you might not get registered for the race you want.
The 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events including the marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, Goofy Race and a Half Challenge, Dopey Challenge, Castaway Cay Challenge (as part of a Disney …

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[11 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: DVC Sales at Polynesian Village, Sorcerer’s Hat Coming Down, and New Ticket Offers

As we run headlong into the month of January, more than 85,000 runners were participating in the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon weekend. Congrats to all the participants!
Speaking of the Marathon Weekend, runDisney announced earlier in the week that New Balance was releasing a new series of running shoes at the marathon’s Expo. The shoes were inspired by Steamboat Willie and featured a black and white design.
January 7 was the day that the construction walls went up around the Sorcerer’s Hat at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The hat has been the …