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[6 Jan 2017 | One Comment | ]
runDisney Cancels All Running Events for Saturday, January 7

runDisney has announced that all running events planned for Saturday, January 7, during the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend have been cancelled.
The cancellation was announced as the weather forecast is calling for an ‘elevated risk’ of lightning in the area and the fact that some areas of the race course do not provide access to shelter.
The half marathon and the runDisney Kids’ Races are the two events that are cancelled. The Health & Fitness Expo will not open until 11 a.m. on Saturday morning.
Runners who were registered for the half …

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[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Medal Designs Released for 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

runDisney has released a sneak peek of the finisher medals for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend races.
Next year marks the 10th anniversary of Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge where runners participate in the half marathon and the full marathon for a total of 39.3 miles.
Those who finish the Race and a Half Challenge will receive the half marathon medal, the marathon finisher’s medal, and the commemorative 10th anniversary Goofy medal. This medal features a spinning Goofy in the middle.
Runners can still sign up for Goofy’s Race and …

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[18 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Announces ‘Goofy Giveback’ for 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

If you want to participate in the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon or Half Marathon, you’re still in luck.
runDisney announced the ‘Goofy Giveback’ this week giving runners a chance to register for the once sold out Walt Disney World Marathon and Half Marathon.
This announcement comes on the heels of a recent episode of the ABC series Extreme Weight Loss where a father-daughter team spent a year losing weight then participating in a “reward challenge” at the 2014 Walt Disney World Half Marathon.
The response to the episode was overwhelming with many …

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[24 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
All New Medals to be awarded for All Races for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Registration opened this week for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend races, and as of today several races are sold out.
No matter what race you might be running, runDisney is handing out all new medals for all runners who complete the races.
Next year marks the 10th anniversary for Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge and that milestone will be marked with a special commemorative medal. The challenge is 39.3 miles and includes finishing the half marathon and the full marathon.
The already sold out Walt Disney World 10K will feature …