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

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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

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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

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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...]


New Balance releases new Tinker Bell Shoe

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Add some magic to your run! We’re excited to reveal the newest addition to the New Balance runDisney Collection, the Fresh Foam Tinker Bell Boracay, which will be available at the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend presented by PANDORA jewelry. Inspired by our favorite fairy, the Fresh Foam Tinker Bell Boracay balances the green and yellow colors of Tinker Bell with the neutral cushioning of our Fresh Foam Boracays to make sure you look good while you leave your opponents in the (pixie) … [Read more...]


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

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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...]


Register and Book Wine & Dine Marathon Weekend Today!

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Countdown is on for the Wine & Dine Marathon Registration! Ready... Get Set.... REGISTER!!! With the way these Registrations have been filling up, you better be ready! Registration starts TODAY at 11:00am CST, So that is 12:00 pm (Noon) Eastern Standard time! Get ready to book your desired race! Plenty of options to chose from, with an awesome After Party following the Half Marathon! After you get all set and registered for the race or races... Now what?My friends and I at World of Magic … [Read more...]


5 Reasons to RunDisney

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To most of us, there is nothing like driving through those beautiful arches that say "Walt Disney World" with our favorite Characters. The tear of joy you get when you see the Castle, the excitement when you (now) see the Chinese Theater, or adventure as you walk around the World or Tree of Life. Some of us get that same feeling of joy, energy and freedom as we walk, jog or run. It makes us feel empowered, we are capable of anything. We can take of on the world. So why not have that feeling and … [Read more...]


Disney’s Wine & Dine Marathon Schedule of Events

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You still have 255 days to train for the runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon! There is so much more than just the big race going on from November 6-8th at Walt Disney World. As you may have read, Chip & Co. is teaming up with Disney Fashionista, and World of Magic Travel to form one AMAZING group, the YMBADA Race Team! You could be on our team, too! We will be offering discounted room rates and a special gift for those who register to run on our Team! Stay tuned to Chip & Co.  for … [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...]


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...]