New runDisney Shoe from New Balance is coming soon!

Surrounding the 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, New Balance will be announcing the release of the newest, limited-edition shoe in the runDisney collection! The shoe will be available during the Walt Disney World Marathon weekend from January 6 – January 10, 2016! As soon as we have more information we  will share it here on Chip and Co! … [Read more...]

Pedro Manuel Lemus Reyes Takes Top Place at Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon at Disneyland

Pedro Manuel Lemus Reyes of Nezahualcóyotl, Mexico, won the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon at Disneyland on Sunday, beating more than 13,500 registered runners. Manuel crushed last year’s half marathon time by over three minutes.Manuel led the Avengers pack from the start and never looked back. His time of (1:11:09) was three minutes faster than last year’s Avengers half marathon winning time, second-place finisher Nicholas Bowerman of Arlington Heights finished with a time of … [Read more...]

John Mott Takes First Place at Weather-Shortened 2015 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

Despite a weather delay and shortened race course, John Mott overcame recent knee surgery to win the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon on Saturday night at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando.With a winning time of 34:30 over the entertainment-filled course that was shortened to 6.7 miles due to weather, Mott, 28, finished 12 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Juarez Silva of Sao Jose, Brazil (34:42) and 30 seconds in front of third-place finisher Fredison Costa, a Brazilian who … [Read more...]

More than 20,000 runners set to race, eat and drink during Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

More than 20,000 runners from across the country, including thousands from Central Florida, are expected to lace up and run, eat and drink during the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort.The 13.1-mile half marathon race on Saturday night is the only nighttime half marathon in the Orlando area and takes runners through Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot. To top it off, runners will toast the night away at the exclusive Finish Line … [Read more...]

Registration Opens Tomorrow for the 2016 Star Wars Half Marathon

Feel the power of the Force with the inaugural Star Wars™ Half Marathon – The Dark Side! You'll be running on Darth Vader's turf with the Emperor's white uniformed stormtroopers cheering you on the way. The Galactic Empire's Sith Lord has a weekend of powerful surprises in store including spectacular runs, special events, entertainment and much, much more!More about the event:It is a weekend of galactic fun and fantastic runs during the Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark … [Read more...]

Top 10 Reasons to Take a Fall Disney Vacation to Walt Disney World

Wondering when to take your next Walt Disney World Vacation? I recommend going in the Fall! This is my favorite time of year in Florida, and the Parks have so much to offer from September to November. Extend your summer vacation with a Disney trip! Here are the top 10 reasons you should take a Fall Disney World vacation:10. Nice weather - The autumn temps are still hot enough to go to the water parks such as Typhoon Lagoon, but not so hot that you are uncomfortable. In October we are … [Read more...]

Southern California Man Made it to the Winners Circle at the Disneyland Half Marathon

James Lander from Fullerton, Calif. ran and won his first runDisney race this morning at the 10th annual Disneyland Half Marathon presented by Cigna. He led beat 15,000 runners and crossed the finish line more than six minutes ahead of the second place winner from Sao Paulo, Brazil, 35-year-old Valdir Aparecido Bueno. Lander, 36, used to stand on the sidelines and watch his wife run multiple runDisney races but decided this time, he wanted to get in on the action. So he did. And won, finishing … [Read more...]

Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side is coming to Walt Disney World Resort!

runDisney is summoning the Force today to announce another Star Wars-inspired intergalactic journey, this time to the dark side.The “Star Wars Half Marathon – the Dark Side” enters the galaxy April 14-17, 2016, at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and pays homage to the dark side forces of the Star Wars universe. This new race follows the debut of the popular Star Wars-themed race at Disneyland Resort, which will return in January as the “Star Wars Half Marathon – the Light Side”.“Ever … [Read more...]

Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon To Feature Weekend Full of Family-Friendly Experiences

The new Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend will be a three-day race weekend that includes a variety of events for runners and fans to experience the theme parks like never before when it debuts in the City of Light on Sept. 23-25, 2016.The inaugural race weekend in Paris will include fun kids’ races for children of all ages, a 5K course through Disneyland Paris and a scenic half-marathon course through two Disneyland Paris theme parks and the countryside villages that surround the Disney … [Read more...]

Southern California’s Lenore Moreno Shatters Tinker Bell Half Marathon Record at Disneyland Resort

Pixie power and persistence pushed Lenore Moreno to smash a race record by almost 9 minutes in the fourth annual Tinker Bell Half Marathon presented by PANDORA Jewelry at Disneyland Resort. Looking much like a pixie herself, the five-foot, 24-year-old West Covina, Calif. resident flew by her competition, finishing in a mere 1:15:55. The former race record was 1:24:11. She was also nearly nine minutes ahead of second-place finisher Ann Mazur of Charlottesville, VA (1:24:10). Anne-Marie Nuno of … [Read more...]