Tag Archives: Marathon Weekend

The Walt Disney World Marathon: 25th Running

Over 25,000 runners descended upon the Epcot parking lot on the morning of January 7th, 2018. The 25th running of the Walt Disney World Marathon was met with huge excitement, and roughly 20,050 finishers crossed the finish line and earned themselves a unique 25th anniversary medal to commemorate the event. The Walt Disney World Marathon […]

Bus Transportation Will be Provided From runDisney Expo Directly to Disney Springs This Weekend

Disney has just announced that they will be providing bus transportation from this weekend’s runDisney Expo at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex straight to Disney Springs providing guests who don’t have a vehicle a much easier option. See the tweet below for specific times. NEW―Catch a directly to #DisneySprings from the @runDisney expo! Departing […]

All Race, No Parks

Just spent Marathon weekend at Disney World without a single park pass. Does the World hold its own as a runcation destination even without a single ride on an attraction? Our weekend was so packed that I don’t see where visiting a park would have added a bit of value.  I’ll describe what we did, […]

Why everyone should do a runDisney event

In 2014 I discovered that Disney did marathons. I was never a runner before but would become one to run in Disney. I ran in my first runDisney event in 2014 which was really my debut into this frenzy called Marathon Weekend. 2016 marked my second year of running during that weekend which has really […]

A Teen and Non-Runner Perspective on Marathon Weekend

In January 2014 I heard about runDisney and all of the great things they do, particularly Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. I had never done any type of race before but a Disney race really interested me. After reading trip reports and blogs about the 2014 marathon weekend and hearing about a distant relative’s experience […]