Disney’s Castaway Cay Challenge Adds Some More Competition to the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

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The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend will take place Jan. 7-11, 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort.The Disney Castaway Cay Challenge is new. It is the ultimate running adventure that combines one Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend race event with a Castaway Cay 5K on Disney Cruise Lines’ private island in the Bahamas during the 4-night Disney Dream cruise itinerary that sets sail Jan. 12, 2015 from Port Canaveral, Fla.The final race of Marathon Weekend is a 26.2-mile run through Disney … [Read more...]




Do or do not, there is no try – runDisney Star Wars medals sneak peek

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I am so excited that the inaugural Star Wars 10K is my first runDisney race!January 15-18, 2015 brings the first Star Wars runDisney races to Anaheim.  There will be Kids Races, a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Rebel Challenge (both 10K and Half Marathon).These ARE the medals you are looking for:The Rebel Challenge Medal is my favorite because it spins - here is a picture of the front and back:I love that the Jedi Master Yoda and the Dark Side's Darth Vader are commemorated … [Read more...]




Tampa’s Chris Sorrick Gets First Taste of Victory at Fifth Annual Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

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In his first attempt at running a half marathon, Chris Sorrick of Tampa raced away with the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon on Saturday night at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.With a winning time of 1:17:39, Sorrick, 21, finished more than a minute ahead of second-place finisher Cliff Gerber of East Brunswick, NJ (1:18:55) and nearly two minutes in front of third-place finisher Jerry Lawson of Jacksonville, FL. The only challenge Sorrick faced was a steady rain that made the … [Read more...]




Disney Infinity teams up with Extra Life for Charity Event.

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Disney Infinity and Extra Life teamed up for a special marathon charity event to help local area Children's hospitals.  The National video game event benefiting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, called out to fans, players and Disney employees to enjoy the Family Fun Day at the Disney Interactive Offices in Glendale, California.The day's events included several tables and stands set up with video consoles and all the Disney Infinity 2.0 Edition characters.  Computers on the far end of … [Read more...]




Runners Show Their Disney Side at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend

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Disney Parks shares with us some fabulous runner fashions from this past weekend's Tower of Terror 10 Miler Race Weekend. While running the Haunted 5k myself, I really loved the Maleficent family, their costumes were fabulous, and all of them matched wonderfully.Over 15,500 registered runners participated this weekend, and gave it their all! A big congratulations for 2 Florida runners, Marc Burget from Jacksonville, and Lynn Baione from Jensen Beach who were the male and female … [Read more...]