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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 …

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[9 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney to Live Stream the Walt Disney World Half Marathon and Full Marathon

The 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is off and running.
So far runners have participated in the Family Fun Run 5K on Thursday morning and the Walt Disney World 10K just this morning.
The Walt Disney World Half Marathon is Saturday morning and the marathon is Sunday. And if you know runners who are participating in the races, the Disney Parks Blog has a way for you to join in and chEAR for them.
runDisney and the Disney Parks Blog just announced that they will “live” stream the half marathon and the …

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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 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Minnie Run’ Collection by Champion Athleticwear Coming to 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon

Disney recently announced the addition of a new line of running clothes set to debut at the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon.
The collection – Minnie Run by Champion Athleticwear – was inspired by Minnie Mouse and features seamless capri pants, a seamless bra, and a T-shirt with the logo “Run Your Ears Off.” The colors are very Minnie Mouse – with red, black, and even polka dots.
Champion Athleticwear is the official provider of performance apparel for runDisney and the new Minnie Run collection was designed to be chafe resistant. The …

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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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[12 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News – Walt Disney World Marathon Medals, Retro Epcot Merchandise, and a New Haunted Mansion Store

This week’s Disney news had a lot of bling and new merchandise items, including a peek at the all-new Memento Mori store at the Magic Kingdom.
New Disney Merchandise
Fans of the Haunted Mansion have been queuing up all week at the new Memento Mori at the Magic Kingdom. This store is home to the new exclusive Haunted Mansion merchandise including home decor items, novelty items, collector’s pin.
Over at Epcot a new line of merchandise featuring the retro EPCOT Center logos has debuted. This new merchandise line includes T-shirt, baseball hats, a …

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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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[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Early Spring 2015 at the Walt Disney World Resort Includes a Marathon, Half Marathon, and the Flower and Garden Festival

Fall might be in the air now, but the Walt Disney World Resort is already thinking about late winter and early spring 2015.
The New Year kicks off in January with the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, January 11-15. The weekend includes the Disney Family Fun Run 5K, the Walt Disney World Half Marathon, runDisney Kids’ Races, and the Walt Disney World Marathon. Racers can also participate in the Goofy’s Race and  Half Challenge and the Dopey Challenge.
New for 2015 is the addition of the Disney Castaway Cay Challenge which …