Entries from Disney and Florida Attractions News Blog tagged with 'rundisney'

Disneyland Resort Places runDisney Race Weekends on Hiatus Beginning in 2018

Today on the runDisney blog it was announced that all runDisney race weekends at Disneyland Resort will be placed on hiatus beginning in 2018. This includes the associated Coast to Coast Race Challenges. The blog noted, "Given the level...

Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend Celebrates 2nd Annual Event with Over 20,000 Runners

This past weekend, Disneyland Paris Resort welcomed more than 20,000 runners for the Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend. The event marked the second annual race weekend to take place at Disneyland Paris Resort bringing out a crowd of dedicated...

New Hampshire Native Kate Farrell Flies to Victory at the 6th Annual Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

Nearly 14,000 California runners were among 27,500 participants celebrating Mother’s Day weekend at one of the top women-focused race weekends in the country ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 14, 2017) – Kate Farrell of Windham, New Hampshire won the 6th annual...

Mission Accomplished: Brazil’s Samuel Souza Do Nascimento Conquers the Galaxy at the 2nd Annual Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side at Walt Disney World Resort

Lakeland’s Sydney Devore is top women’s finisher; Over 17,000 Florida runners were among 45,500 participants in the second-largest runDisney half marathon weekend LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (April 23, 2017) – Samuel Souza Do Nascimento of Limeira, Brazil, took the...

University of Texas Runner Wins Emotional Disney Princess Half Marathon

Kaitlyn Johnson dedicates her first-ever half marathon victory to her cousin following tragic car accident; More than 52,000 runners compete in America’s largest women-focused race weekend LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2017) – After her cousin Gabrielle Arcangeli...

The Power of the Force: California Native Celebrates Victory at Star Wars Half Marathon – The Light Side

Pebble Beach’s Adam Roach claims Star Wars half marathon title; Washington DC’s Jennifer Brill is the female winner; More than 35,000 runners take part in the race weekend including 17,000 Californians ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2017) – Adam Roach...

Half Marathon, Other Saturday Races Cancelled

UPDATED 11:30 p.m. with details regarding the fulfillment of options for the Walt Disney World Half Marathon participants. --------------------------------------------- The Walt Disney World Half Marathon, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 7, has been cancelled due to the weather. Other races...

California Native Returns Home for Super Heroes Half Marathon Victory at Disneyland Resort

®Disney ANAHEIM, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2016) – To say that Nick Arciniaga feels at home at runDisney races at Disneyland Resort is an understatement. Arciniaga, who grew up in nearby Fountain Valley, Calif. but now lives in Arizona, came...

Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend Debuts – Michelle Heaton, Ashley James, Amy Willerton, Henry Holland and AJ Odudu Run Disney

This weekend saw Disneyland Paris host its first-ever half marathon, with TV personality Michelle Heaton, models Ashley James and Amy Willerton, fashion designer Henry Holland, TV presenter AJ Odudu and the event’s ambassador Paula Radcliffe, who all successfully completed...

Registration Now Open for Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

Registration Now Open for Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend During Mother’s Day Weekend at Disneyland Resort ANAHEIM, Calif., (Sept. 20, 2016) - Runners from Southern California and beyond will be running with their favorite girl at the Tinker Bell...

California Runner Jimmy Grabow Claims Unprecedented Third Disneyland Half Marathon Crown Over Labor Day Weekend

Running Springs runner becomes first three-time champion with second-fastest Disneyland Half Marathon time ever; Momoko Tanaka from Japan defends her women’s title ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 4, 2016) – Jimmy Grabow of Running Springs, Calif., chalked up his third win...

GoGo Squeez Becomes Official Applesauce Of Walt Disney World Resort And Disneyland Resort

Leading all-natural 100 percent fruit in a pouch to be offered at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, and GoGo squeeZ® will be a sponsor of runDisney Kids Races, Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival and Disney Social...

Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend Medals

With the inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend only a couple of months away, runDisney is giving runners their first look at the medals for the race, Sept. 23-25, at Disneyland Paris. And like all runDisney races, the hardware...

Southern California's Serna Soars to First Place in Fifth Annual Tinker Bell Half Marathon at Disneyland Resort

Jennifer Serna wins first place running her first runDisney race; Tinker Bell Half Marathon celebrates fifth anniversary; More than 24,000 runners celebrate a pixie-dusted Mother’s Day Weekend at Disneyland Resort ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 8, 2016) – With faith, trust...

More than 15,000 Californians Will Spread Their Wings and Fly This Mother's Day Weekend in the 5th Annual Tinker Bell Half Marathon at Disneyland Resort

Nearly 1,000 Registered Runners Have Competed Yearly Since the Inaugural Event Propelled by pixie dust, more than 24,000 total registered runners, including 15,000 from California, will spend their Mother's Day morning flying through Disneyland Resort and the streets of...

Expanded Menu Planned for 2016 Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend

New 10K race, new half marathon course and new Challenge event being served up as part of extended race weekend; Registration opens March 29 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 10, 2016) -- The Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon...

University of Virginia Student Gets Kick Out of Disney Princess Half Marathon Victory

Former soccer player Shannon Crawford from Bronxville, NY notches first half marathon title More than 24,000 mostly-women runners participate in 13.1-mile race through Walt Disney World Resort LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - (Feb. 21, 2016) - If soccer had...

Nick Arciniaga Wins Star Wars Half Marathon at Disneyland Resort

Arciniaga Conquers the Galaxy Again at Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland Resort Second Star Wars Half Marathon victory for Arciniaga; Fellow Olympics hopeful Annie Bersagel is female winner; Event was first of four runDisney events at Disneyland...

More Than 20,000 Runners Set to Race, Eat and Drink During Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2015) – More than 20,000 runners from across the country, including thousands from Central Florida, are expected to lace up and run, eat and drink during the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon...

Southern California Man Moves From Cheering Section to Winners Circle Sunday at the Disneyland Half Marathon

Japanese woman becomes first international winner; Commemorative 10th Annual Medal awarded to all finishers; Disneyland Half Marathon 10th Annual party kicked off celebratory weekend events ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 6, 2015 ) - James Lander from Fullerton, Calif. ran and...

The Force is Strong! runDisney Star Wars Headed to WDW

The Force is Even Stronger: Second runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon Event Sprinting Toward Walt Disney World Resort in 2016 April 14-17 event in Florida joins Star Wars-themed race at Disneyland Resort and features new Kessel Run Challenge and...

Southern California's Moreno Shatters Tinker Bell Half Marathon Record at Disneyland Resort

Lenore Moreno wins her first half marathon ever running her first runDisney race; George Clooney and more than 32,000 runners create busy Mother's Day Weekend at Disneyland Resort; Thousands participate in inaugural Pixie Dust Challenge ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 10,...

Commemorative 10th Annual Medal and Party Headline Start of Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Registration

Special 10th annual party offers runners exclusive experience; Registration expected to be swift for milestone race weekend; Participants to experience Disneyland's 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration events ANAHEIM, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2015) - Registration for the 10th annual Disneyland Half...

Brazilian Fredison Costa dominates in second straight Disney Marathon

Brazilian Fredison Costa dominates in second straight Disney Marathon Giovanna Martins of Brazil claims her first women's title More than 84,000 runners lined up for races in the five-day runDisney event that includes new Disney Castaway Cay Challenge LAKE...

Running With Your Kids at the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend

Whether you're trying to get your family healthy, limit screen time or just looking to spend time with your children, the solution can be as simple as running. Not only can your children benefit from the regular physical activity,...

Princess Half Marathon Medals Revealed

The collection of all new finisher medals for the sixth annual Disney Princess Half Marathon weekend were revealed this week. The collection includes medals for the Disney Princess Half Marathon, Disney Enchanted 10K and the Glass Slipper Challenge. With...

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Medals Revealed

This January runDisney celebrates the 10th anniversary of Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge. Runners participate in the half marathon on Saturday and the marathon on Sunday, 39.3 miles over 2-days. Once they cross the finish line of the...

Runners with a Little Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust Can Fly Through a New Challenge at the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

Inaugural Pixie Dust Challenge newest twist for popular women-focused event; Registration opens August 12 ANAHEIM, Calif. (August 1, 2014) - The world's most beloved fairy is offering runners a new adventure during the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend at...

Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend Registration Opens Today

Four-day race weekend at the Disneyland Resort likely to sell out quickly; Event kicks off with nighttime Star Wars Wookiee Welcome Party ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 10, 2014) -- Runners can register today for the new Star Wars Half Marathon...

May the Course Be With You! New 2015 runDisney Event

May The Course Be With You! Star Wars™ Half Marathon Weekend Makes Its Intergalactic Arrival at Disneyland Resort in 2015 Four-day race weekend is first collaboration with Lucasfilm; Aerospace company Sierra Nevada Corporation to be inaugural event's presenting sponsor;...

New Castaway Cay Challenge Added To 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (May 14, 2014) -- Runners taking part in the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend can add the ultimate finish to their experience - the new Disney Castaway Cay Challenge, a joint venture by runDisney...

All New Medals for Runners at 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

New medals include commemorative 10th anniversary Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge medal; Registration now open for all weekend events LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (April 22, 2014) - Who couldn't use some more bling? All new medals await runners...

New Medal to Mark 5th Anniversary Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Commemorative medal only available for 2014 event; popular post-race party during Epcot International Food & Wine Festival to return; registration opens today for November race weekend LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 4, 2014) - Registration opens today for the...

Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend to Swoop into Disneyland Resort in California this Fall

Three-day race weekend is runDisney's first Super Hero collaboration; Event to include kids races, 5K and half marathon; Registration opens late March ANAHEIM, CA (February 25, 2014) - runDisney is expanding its portfolio of race weekends, adding a new...

runDisney D2.3 Fun Run to Kick Off Disney's D23 Expo

Limited number of D23 Members to experience the magic of runDisney on run through Disney California Adventure LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla -- July 16, 2013 -- runDisney is excited to be at the start line of Disney's D23 Expo...

Princess Half Marathon Weekend Adds New Race, New Challenge and New Medals

Women-focused event to offer 10K, new challenge and special-edition medals fit for a Princess; Special Princess and Tinker Bell half marathon registration available June 11 LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA (April 26, 2013) - Building on the success of its women-focused...

Disneyland Half Weekend Medals Unveiled

runDisney has revealed the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend collection of medals, including Dumbo Double Dare, Disneyland Half Marathon, Disneyland 10K and Disneyland Family Fun Run 5K. More than 25,000 runners are registered for the race weekend that winds through Disneyland,...

Rachel Booth Delivers Record-Setting Performance Again at Disney’s Princess Half Marathon

Louisiana runner breaks her own event record to become first woman to win an unprecedented four runDisney titles; race weekend total of 36,000 participants is event's largest ever in five-year history LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - (Feb. 24 2013)...

RUNNERS DONNING TIARAS AND TUTUS FOR PRINCESS HALF MARATHON AT DISNEY THIS WEEKEND

More than 26,000 mostly women runners - nearly 20,000 more than the inaugural year in 2009 - are set to run the 5th anniversary Disney's Princess Half Marathon on Sunday. The 13.1-mile course starts just outside Epcot and takes...

CAPACITY FIELD SET TO FLY AT TINKER BELL HALF MARATHON AT DISNEYLAND THIS WEEKEND

More Than 19,500 Runners Participate in Weekend Races What: More than 14,000 mostly women runners (2,000 more than 2012) are set to run the Tinker Bell Half Marathon. This popular women-focused race sold out in 29 days. The 13.1-mile course...

Bastos Reclaims Crown at 20th Annual Walt Disney World Marathon

Perennial champion wages another fierce battle with countryman and two-time champ Fredison Costa down the stretch; Victory is Bastos' eighth at Disney; Virginia's Renee High repeats as women's champion; Record 65,000-plus participate in weekend's events LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Jan....

NEW 10K RACE ADDED TO DISNEYLAND HALF MARATHON WEEKEND

Runners Can Double Their Effort With Dumbo Double Dare; Race Registration Opens Next Month LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla (Dec. 19, 2012) -- The Happiest Race on Earth is getting a little happier starting next year. The Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend...

Carey, Marini, Hoover, Astin, Zohn and Morasca Join Celebrity-Filled 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Hollywood personalities are latest celebrities to join star-packed marathon weekend; The Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney and ESPN radio personality Colin Cowherd already in the field; uniquely-designed commemorative race medal for every finisher LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Aug. 16, 2012)...

20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Medal Unveiled

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Aug. 14, 2012) - Today, runDisney revealed the much anticipated commemorative 20th anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon medal giving runners extra incentive to finish the 26.2 mile course. The medal's unique design features a classic...

New Twists and Turns Coming to 20th Anniversary Walt Disney World Marathon Course

The WDW Marathon will be celebrating 20 years with special entertainment along the 20th mile. The race is also taking some new paths which will include, for the first time, running in the WDW Speedway as well as the EPSN...

Kellie Nickerson Wins Inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon at Disneyland Resort

Photo ©Disneyland More than 17,000 runners take part in women-focused weekend of events centered on health, fitness and active lifestyles ANAHEIM, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2012) - Kellie Nickerson - looking apropos in her fairy wings and green tutu - flew...

Tinker Bell Half Marathon by the Numbers

1 - The inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon at Disneyland Resort 10 - Countries represented in the inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon; majority of international participants are from Canada. 14 - Age of the youngest participant in the 1/2...

Inaugural Tinker Bell Half Marathon Takes "Flight" at Disneyland Resort

TV sitcom star to be among the more than 17,000 runners inwomen-focused weekend of events centered on health, fitness and active lifestyles ANAHEIM, Ca. (January 19, 2012) - Pixie dust and fairy wings will overtake Disneyland Resort and the streets...

Hola Mickey! Disney Parks Celebrates 5th Annual Walt Disney World Moms Panel Allowing Guests to Ask Vacation Planning Questions in Spanish

Included in the Fifteen New Park-Savvy Panelists are the First-Ever Disneyland Resort and runDisney Specialists Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Jan. 12, 2012- Disney Parks announced today the Walt Disney World Moms Panel has unveiled a new feature - the panelists...

Brazil’s Costa Establishes New Streak at Dramatic Walt Disney World Marathon

Fredison Costa Wins Second Consecutive Walt Disney World Marathon Brazilian runner wins second straight Disney Marathon after fierce battle with perennial winner Adriano Bastos; Virginia Beach's Renee High easily wins women's title; field of more than 16,500 pushes weekend total...

Celebrities and Wounded Veterans Join Record Disney Marathon Weekend

19th annual runDisney event to include new marathon relay option and commemorative 15th anniversary half marathon medal; weekend field to top 56,000 Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Jan. 3, 2012) - Reality TV stars and wounded military soldiers are expected...

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler

New 10-mile event is reminiscent of Tower of Terror 13K race from 2009; Race debuts Sept. 29, 2012 and is sixth signature runDisney event and second nighttime race at Walt Disney World; Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend shifts...

2012 Disney World Half Marathon

2012 is the 15th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Half Marathon event. To celebrate, a special medal has been designed. "In honor of the race ConDUCKtor himself, Mr. Donald Duck, we proudly introduce the 2012 Walt Disney World Half...

Women Runners To Be Celebrated Amid Fairy Wings and Pixie Dust at Disney’s New Tinker Bell Race

Jan. 2012 race weekend at Disneyland Resort is fifth runDisney event -and second showcasing women's health, fitness and active lifestyles ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 19, 2011) - Building on the near-instant success of its Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney...

New Relay and Medal Await Runners at the Walt Disney World Marathon

Registration Now Open for all 2012 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Events Lake Buena Vista, FL (March 15, 2011) - Registration for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by CIGNA opens today and two new features -- a...

Disney's Princess Half-Marathon Caps Weekend of events that draws event-record 22,000 participants to Walt Disney World Resort

Jacksonville runner wins annual runDisney event LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - (Feb. 27, 2011) - Holding off challengers virtually the entire race Sunday, Jennifer Hanley-Pinto of Jacksonville, Fla. survived long enough to cross the finish line first to win Disney's...

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