Entries from Salute to All Things Disney but Mostly Disneyland tagged with 'runDisney'

RunDisney Cancels All Disneyland Events for 2018

The rumors have been flying around for months but on Wednesday, October 18, runDisney made it official: all runDisney weekends at Disneyland will be on hiatus beginning in 2018. This includes Star Wars: The Light Side, Tinker Bell, Disneyland...

2017 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Race Expo

Though I didn't run any of the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend races this year, I visited the Expo. I wrote in my previous blog about my experiences working at the Expo that day as a paid employee. After...

A Day in the Life of a Race Support Employee

Earlier this year many long-time runDisney runners and race volunteers were very surprised when runDisney announced that they would not be using volunteers at the upcoming Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend. Instead race support would be provided by employees...

2017 Star Wars - The Dark Side Half Marathon Weekend, Part 2: 10K and Half Mararthon

Kim Scharoff and Tom Troost continue their coverage of the Star Wars - The Dark Side Half Marathon weekend events as they describe their successful completion of the Dark Side Challenge - the 10K and Half Marathon races. Saturday,...

2017 Star Wars - The Dark Side Half Marathon Weekend, Part 1: Expo and 5K

Lee and I did not attend any of the events of this year's Star Wars Half Marathon - The Dark Side weekend, so I prevailed upon friends to blog about the race weekend instead. Kim Scharoff and Molly and...

2017 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend - Part 2, Half Marathon

Sunday, February 26 - Princess Half Marathon With almost twice the number of runners there had been in the 10K, we knew we needed to arrive early at the start area. We met our friends Kim and Charlie in...

2017 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend - Part 1, Expo and 10K

This is the 9th year for Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend. It's always a fun one for me. Even though I don't like the 10K and half marathon courses I still have a really good time! Disney figured out...

2017 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend - Part 3, Half Marathon

Sunday - January 15, Star Wars Half Marathon We'd scheduled a wakeup call for 4:00 - but we never got it. Fortunately Lee is a "belt-and-suspenders" guy and had also set the alarm on his iPhone, so we were...

2017 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend - Part 2, 10K

Saturday - January 14, Star Wars 10K I know I've mentioned this before, but it's so much easier to run races at Disneyland! The start area and all of the hotels are all walking distance, so we don't have...

2017 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend - Part 1, Expo

For the third year Lee and I participated in the 10K and half marathon races at Disneyland's Star Wars Half Marathon. Or Star Wars Half Marathon - the Light Side as they now call it, to distinguish it from...

2016 Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend

After a 10K/half marathon race challenge weekend at Walt Disney World followed by a four night Disney cruise, what would you do? How about running a 10K at Disneyland? At least this year we did only the 10K and...

Disneyland Resort Updates - 9/02/16

Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the parks on Friday, September 2, 2016. Since it's been just a week since his last visit, he focused primarily on the Disneyland Half Marathon weekend,...

2016 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend - Part 1

January 2016 - time for the second annual Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland. I thought last year's inaugural event was an unqualified success so I was interested in seeing what changes they might make this year. I'm...

2015 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend - A Look Back

It's time for the 10th Annual Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend!. In this blog I thought I'd take a look back at the very first Disneyland Half Marathon and some of the changes over the years. I remember how excited...

Trip Planning for a runDisney Race Weekend

In response to one of my recent half marathon blogs, Kristyn sent this comment: Enjoy your RunDisney posts. I am looking for recommendations on two topics if you can help me, Laura. I am doing my first event this...

2014 Inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon

The Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend was held at Disneyland November 14-16. This is a new runDisney event, which of course means it has the "I" word, Inaugural, associated with it. :-) All events sold out very quickly,...

The Dopey Challenge - Walt Disney World Marathon

First it was the Goofy Challenge, then the Coast-to-Coast Challenge and the Dumbo Double Dare. Now the evil geniuses at runDisney have developed a new series to tempt their loyal running fan(atics): The Dopey Challenge. runDisney is introducing a...

Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

February 22-24, 2013, was the fifth annual Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend. It featured the usual weekend events - the Expo on Friday and Saturday, the Royal Family 5K and Kids' Races on Saturday, and the half marathon on...

Inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon - The Details

The Inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend took place at Disneyland January 27-29. The Health and Fitness Expo was on Friday and Saturday, the Never Land Family Fun Run 5K was Friday night, the kids' races were Saturday morning,...

New Disneyland Race - the Tinker Bell 1/2 Marathon

For several weeks the runDisney Facebook page has been teasing us with clues about a new Disney race. The clues have been pretty obscure, for example this was the first clue: Fantasia/Dumbo Dumbo:Tangled And this was another clue: Ronald...

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