Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna Brings Runners to Central Florida

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One of Central Florida’s largest sporting events, the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna is underway, drawing runners from around the globe to Central Florida.Each January, Central Florida becomes the center of the globe for thousands of runners who participate in the Walt Disney Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna. Runners come from more than 60 countries and all 50 states, making the event arguably the largest sporting event in Central Florida and on par with some of the … [Read more...]



2014 Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Cigna

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Get your run on January 8-12 at the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna. This race is sure to be the most magical experience as it takes you through all 4 theme parks beginning at Epcot, onto Magic Kingdom Park, then heading to Disney's Animal Kingdom Park, then to Disney's Hollywood Studios and then an exhilarating finale back at Epcot.New to 2014 is the Walt Disney World 10k and the Dopey Challenge. Dopey Challenge will have participants run the 5k, 10k, half … [Read more...]



Orlando Theme Parks Mull Over Health Insurance for Part Timers

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The Orlando areas big theme parks depend, for the most part, on part-time and seasonal workers. They are struggling with a decision as to whether or not to provide health insurance for those workers, with the upcoming to changes to the healthcare market.Sea World is the latest major employer to tell its part-time and seasonal employees that their current insurance will be eliminated, starting in January.The plan SeaWorld currently has for part-time and seasonal workers is an extremely … [Read more...]



Celebrating Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend with New Vinylmation and Dooney & Bourke Bags

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Soon, thousands of fans will be cheering for those participating in the 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna on January 10-13, 2013. There will be a variety of 20th Anniversary merchandise items available during the weekend.Vinylmation is no stranger to the Marathon Weekend. This year, Disney artist Maria Clapsis designed one 3-inch figure that resembles Mickey Mouse in running attire. The figure has a space where a participant can write in her or his … [Read more...]



Capacity Field for 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon to be Event’s Largest Ever

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Limited Space Still Available Through Runner’s World Challenge, Groups and Charities Less than five months after registration began, the 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Cigna is sold out, marking one of the fastest sellouts in the event’s history.More than 25,000 runners have registered for the Jan. 10-13 weekend event, ensuring this will be the largest Disney marathon field ever, surpassing the 23,000 runners who ran in the 2010 Disney Marathon.Runners from … [Read more...]