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...]


Guests Can Pose with an Authentic Oscar Statuette at Hollywood Studios

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This is a first! Guests at Hollywood Studios can take a picture with an Oscar statuette the week leading up to the Oscars.Feb.16 to 22, Walt Disney World Resort guests have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pose for a photo with the Oscar statuette as part of festivities leading up to The 87th Oscars.Which is hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, live on the ABC Television Network on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 7p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.The first ever “My Oscar Moment” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, … [Read more...]


Sanuk is Now Open in Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World

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Sanuk is a division of Deckers Brands. They are known for their not-so-typical yet very comfortable shoes. Today they had their grand opening of their 5th store, at Downtown Disney of course!"We're thrilled to open our fifth Sanuk store – and as our brand name comes from a word that means 'fun,' I can't think of a more appropriate place to expand our retail presence than in Downtown Disney," said Jake Brandman, President of Sanuk. "The space was designed to showcase the vast assortment of … [Read more...]


Join us for the Wine & Dine Marathon

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Guess what time it is! Almost Registration time for the Wine & Dine Marathon!The runDisney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend is held November 6-7, 2015. From the Wine & Dine Half Marathon, Mickey's Jingle Jungle 5k to the runDisney kid races (including the diaper dash) there is an event for everyone! With plenty of on course entertainment, Health & Fitness Expo, a nighttime run and after parties, you don't want to miss it! Plus, you're just in time to finish off the Food … [Read more...]


New Direct to Room Arrival Option for Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Guests

Disney's Art of Animation Resort: "The Little Mermaid" Standard Room

Within the next several weeks if you are staying on property at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, you may have the option to go directly to your resort room when it's ready, without stopping by the front desk. This is an optional service!There are steps you must follow in order to be eligible for this option:First you have to customize your MagicBands for your current stay and you must have them shipped to your home. Second you must complete the Online Check-In process. Which includes … [Read more...]