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...]


Star Wars 10k and Half Marathon Coming in 2015

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Hey there guys and gals Anonymouse here. I have some interesting Disney Gossip for those Marathon runners out there.I have heard these are not the droids you are looking for... Just kidding what I heard was Disney is going to be bringing a new Marathon to Walt Disney World in May 2015 to coincide with Star Wars Weekend. They will be hosting a Star Wars themed 10k & Half Marathon for all you Star Wars Nerds. Not sure if a 5k is attached to this event so far all I have heard are the … [Read more...]


Top 5 Tips for Your First runDisney Race

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If you’re a first time runDisney runner, you might not know what to expect from a Disney race, especially if it’s your first time participating in any type of race event. Disney races are known to be really popular and often are packed to capacity. From the 5K fun runs to the full marathons, there’s something for everyone. Knowing helpful tips before your races will make the experience even more magical. Here are the top 5 tips for your first runDisney race.Do your homework!Like any … [Read more...]


Overview of runDisney Events at Disney World

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The runDisney events held at the both the Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort are becoming increasingly popular. With new races being added to events like Marathon Weekend, there is something for the beginning runner to the experienced athlete. There are even race events for children. With so many offerings it's hard to decide which event and which races to choose. This article covers an overview about the current runDisney events held at the Walt Disney World Resort.Marathon … [Read more...]


Tinker Bell Run – Disneyland’s 1/2 Marathon

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Unless you've been training so hard you haven't had a chance to keep up with us here at ChipandCo, then you already know that we have teamed up with Destinations In Florida for an encouraging Race Team for the Princess Marathon at Walt Disney World. We don't want all our West Coast fans to miss out either, so we're bringing the love to a Disneyland run too. Who already has plans for the Tinker Bell Run?Tinker Bell Run Highlights:Sunday, January 19th, 2014 at 5:00 a.m. Start/Finish … [Read more...]


Morales and Mueller Win First at Inaugural Tower of Terror 10-Miler

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More than 10,000 runners dropped in for scary good nighttime race themed around iconic haunted hotelJuan Morales of Huntington Beach, Calif., bested more than 10,000 runners at the inaugural Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler race at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Saturday, checking in with a 58:00 finish.Another Golden State runner, Kimberly Mueller of San Diego, was the first woman to cross the finish line. Mueller finished with a time of 1:04:50.The … [Read more...]


Disney’s 20th Anniversary Commemorative Marathon Medal is Revealed

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The 20th anniversary medal was revealed on Tuesday by runDisney which culminates their two-week social media campaign - "The Great Medal Caper". For the past two weeks fans have been hunting down clues and helping solve the mystery about what the commemorative medals design would be for this year's Walt Disney World Marathon.We now have the answers and runners have extra incentive to keep training! The medal has two inspirational quotes from Walt Disney himself, alone with a medallion that … [Read more...]


Biggest Loser Alison Sweeney Enters 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon

The Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney headlines a list of celebrities who will be a part of the 20th anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna.Sweeney, an aspiring author (she has two books coming out in the next couple of years) and well-known for her role on Days of Our Lives in addition to The Biggest Loser, is entered in the Disney half marathon during the Disney Marathon Weekend, Jan. 10-13, 2013 at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando.Sweeney is an avid … [Read more...]


2013 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna

2013 Marathon Weekend - January 10-13, 2013Imagine a weekend of runs where every mile is filled with Disney fun at the 2013 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna on January 10-13, 2013. Join us for a weekend of races that are magical as they are memorable, from Disney's Health & Fitness Expo to running through all four Theme Parks in the Marathon. Complete with medals of Mickey Mouse and his friends, you'd be, well, goofy to miss it!Registration now open for the Walt … [Read more...]


Runners to Race Around the “High Banks” and “Bases” As Part of 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Course

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Runners in the 20th anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon in 2013 will have the unique experience of running along a speedway and through a baseball stadium – in addition to Disney’s four theme parks – as part the latest enhancements designed to celebrate the event’s two decades of existence.The 2013 Disney Marathon course will again start at Epcot. But runners will go through the Magic Kingdom and then, for the first time ever, run through the high-banked Walt Disney World Speedway where stock … [Read more...]