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Meet Legendary runDisney Marathon Runner Rudy Smith


I loved this story when I read it and instantly knew I had to share it with all of you. Rudy Smith, of Greta, Louisiana, was featured in a story by abc7.com about his involvement in the most recent runDisney Marathon in Walt Disney World.

Smith spent the past weekend competing in the landmark 30th Walt Dinsey World Marathon, which drew more than 100,000 athletes and spectators though what sets this athlete apart from the rest is that he has participated in all 30 years of the Orlando-based event.

If you have a chance to watch the video below, you will learn that Rudy Smith, apart from being an absolute legend, makes the story even more impressive aged at an experienced 80 years old and has competed in marathons all over the world If you are in need of a smile today, check out Rudy in the eyewitness news video below:

Zoë Wood is a travel writer from Sydney, Australia. Since her first visit to Disneyland at the age of 6, she has spent her years frequently visiting Disney Parks and traveling around the world.

Join Zoë as she lets you in on all the tips, tricks, anecdotes, and embarrassments that arise from her family adventures.


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