New Ultimate Adventure for 2015 Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland

Avengers Half Marathon

Runners looking to put their Super Hero powers to the test during the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend will have a cool, new 19.3-mile adventure awaiting them this year.When registration for the race weekend opens April 7, runners can sign up for the new Infinity Gauntlet Challenge – running the recently-added Captain America 10K and the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon on consecutive days during the three-day race weekend,, November 13-15, 2015, at Disneyland Resort in … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Resort Becomes Founding Sponsor of Orlando City Soccer Club

Walt Disney World becomes founding sponsor of Orlando City Socce

Walt Disney World Resort and Orlando City Soccer Club have announced a multi-year agreement making Walt Disney World Resort a founding sponsor of the Club. The announcement comes at an exciting time, just days before Orlando City Soccer Club’s 2015 Major League Soccer debut on Sunday.Under the agreement, Walt Disney World Resort becomes the official theme park and resort destination of Orlando City Soccer Club; Disney Cruise Line becomes the official cruise line of the Club; and Disney … [Read more...]


New York City Runner Has Dreams Come True with Disney Princess Half Marathon Victory

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Lauren Passell battles back from broken hip in her first half marathon win; more than 24,000 mostly-women runners participate in royal 13.1-mile race through Walt Disney World.One year after Lauren Passell feared she would never run again because of a broken hip, she found herself in another unlikely place Sunday – the winner’s circle at the Disney Princess Half Marathon presented by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.Passell, 30, from New York City, slipped on some ice last winter, … [Read more...]


New Event Dates Announced for 2016 Disney Field Hockey Showcase

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The Disney Field Hockey Showcase will shift dates slightly for the 10th annual event in 2016, Disney Sports announced today.Following this year’s successful Disney Field Hockey Showcase that featured more than 2,850 athletes and 624 total games, next year’s event will take place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Feb. 25-28, 2016. The shift in dates was based on guest feedback and will improve the overall guest experience for the athletes on and off the field while continuing to attract … [Read more...]


One of the Nation’s Largest Women’s Focused Running Events Starts This Week at the Disney Princess Half Marathon

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One of the nation’s largest women-focused running events takes place this weekend as more than 49,000 runners from across the nation and from 32 countries are expected to take part in the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.  Many are participating in one or more events, including more than 24,000 running in the 13.1-mile half marathon. This event goes through Epcot and Magic Kingdom.Among those 24,000 runners is Angela Sipes from Seattle, … [Read more...]