Kim Smith Shatters Disney Princess Half Marathon Course Record

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After the Disney Princess Half Marathon course record was clipped the past two years, three-time Olympian Kim Smith essentially shredded it Sunday, winning the event in a blistering 1:11:49.Smith, a 32-year-old New Zealand native who lives in Rhode Island, lowered the event record by nearly six minutes, easily erasing Rachel Booth’s previous mark of 1:17:38 from last year.Smith’s record-setting performance wasn’t unexpected. She ran a 1:07:36 in 2011, which still stands as the fastest … [Read more...]



News & Events from around Walt Disney World & Disneyland for the week of Feb 24th

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There are new things popping up every day at the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and Universal Orlando Resort.  Join us every week to read about "What's New" in Disney News and at Universal Orlando!  Up this week is runDisney, new refillable mugs at the resorts and upcoming performances at Universal's Mardi Gras! What's New This WeekWalt Disney World Resort in FloridaNew!  Princess Half Marathon Weekend Feb 20-23: runDisney will host the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon … [Read more...]



Join us this weekend at the Princess Half Marathon

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 The gang from Chip and Co will be out at the Princess Half Marathon in Walt Disney World this weekend. Many of the writers and Destinations in Florida agents will be running in the various events and even I will be there!We have 2 special meetups going on that you should drop by and pay us a visit.Friday Feb 21st we will be having a meetup at the Polynesian Resort Beach/Pool area starting at 7:00pm till Wishes is over. Click here for full details and to RSVP. Then on … [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...]



Disney World and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Team Up for the Princess Half Marathon

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Walt Disney World Resort and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals have extended their long-term relationship with a new agreement naming Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a nonprofit raising funds and awareness for North American children’s hospitals, as the presenting sponsor of the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend.  The agreement gives Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals an opportunity to increase both awareness and fundraising for the Network’s 170 children’s hospitals. It also … [Read more...]