Tag Archives: Marathon

Disney Marathon Victor is the First American to Win Since 2004

The annual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend has come to a close, and the first person to cross the finish line is also the first American to do so since 2004. Nick Hilton, a 28-year-old from Tuscon, Arizona, is the official winner of the 2018 Walt Disney World Full Marathon. This wasn’t the first time […]

Runner Dies After Participating in the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

According to the Orlando Sentinel, a runner collapsed near the finish line of the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon on Sunday, November 5, 2017, and passed away later that same day. The runner’s identity and the details of their death have not been disclosed. Walt Disney World spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler said, “We offer our sincerest […]

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 […]

runDisney: First Look at Disneyland Half Marathon Medals Inspired by Disney Pixar

The Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna is just over a month away and we’ve got a peek at the adorable medals. The entire race weekend is themed around all things Pixar! First, the Disneyland Half Marathon has a Toy Story theme and the medal features Andy’s toys – Buzz, Jessie, and Woody. Mike […]

Top Tips For Registering For A runDisney Race

With the excitement of the recent Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend and the Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend, the forums are lit up with people excited about the possibility of running a runDisney race in the future. Many people do not realize that the actual act of registering for the race is an endurance […]

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 […]