Choosing your runDisney 5K

This is part one of our series on choosing your runDisney race. With so many great events to choose from, it can be difficult to decide! Here are some things to consider when it comes to the runDisney 5K events.  The runDisney 5K events offer fun for the entire family! Since these events are not [...]

Kimberly Markey – Running Disney and Kicking Cancer

We all have our reasons of why we want to run at Disney. For Kimberly Markey, it is a way to keep her motivated as she beats breast cancer! She has graciously offered to answer a few questions about her remarkable journey - which includes running in the midst of cancer treatment. Talk about an [...]

Runner’s World Challenge Package Breakdown 2015

This is part 4 of our series on the Runner’s World Challenge during the 2013 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. For previous parts, see Runner's World Challenge Overview, as well as Runner's World Challenge Issues and Concerns, and Runner's World Challenge Experience. UPDATE: For 2015, Runner's World Challenge is only available for the Dopey Challenge. It does not [...]

Preserving your runDisney Race Memories

When running through the parks, hanging out with our favorite characters and crossing the finish line - we want to capture every moment of our runDisney race! Thankfully we have many ways to do so through photos, our race bib and of course, that beautiful medal. So how can you preserve those runDisney race memories [...]

Dining Plan vs. No Dining Plan During a runDisney Weekend

When it comes to a runDisney weekend, you need to fuel. In fact, as runners, we may think about food more than ever! That's why when making your race weekend plans, a common question may arise - do I add on the Disney Dining Plan or not? During the 2013 Marathon Weekend, Megan used the dining [...]

The Many Ways to Experience a runDisney Weekend

Walt Disney World is a vacation location for people of all ages. Whether you are a kid or a kid at heart, you can experience the magic throughout the parks! The same is true of a runDisney race weekend, meaning there are MANY ways to experience it! Here are a few great ways to do [...]

Resort Review – Polynesian Resort

Note: Throughout 2014 (and possibly into 2015), the Polynesian Resort is getting an extensive refurbishment. Many areas throughout the resort will be under construction, including the Volcano Pool, Great Ceremonial House, The NeverLand Club and along the beach. This can cause loud construction noises during the day, as well as affect transportation, restaurants, recreation, etc. [...]

Top 10 Tips for runDisney Challenges

It's no secret that the runDisney challenges are extremely popular! With four challenges currently available (Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge, Dopey Challenge, Glass Slipper Challenge and Dumbo Double Dare), they sell out within days - if not even faster. However, these challenges are not to be taken lightly! Here are our top 10 tips [...]

MyMagic+ During a runDisney Weekend

Recently, a new experience has been added to your Walt Disney World vacation - MyMagic+. This includes MagicBands, FastPass+ and the My Disney Experience app. Together, these aspects can make your vacation even more magical! Let's take a quick look at what these include. My Disney Experience  Using your Disney account, you can log into [...]

runDisney New Balance Shoes – Virtual Queue

During the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, we had a chance to test out a new way to get the coveted runDisney New Balance shoes! In 2013, New Balance and runDisney began a partnership that included shoes with a Disney twist. There was a Mickey-inspired men's shoe and a Minnie-inspired women's shoe. Both shoes [...]

Ways to Celebrate your runDisney Accomplishment

Training for a race takes a lot of time and dedication. For the past several months (or maybe even longer), you follow your training plan - running in various weather conditions, during early mornings or after work or even on the treadmill. You work toward one goal, crossing the finish line and getting your runDisney [...]

The 2013 runDisney Season!

2013 has been full of magical miles! Here is a look back at the magic of the 2013 runDisney season - enjoy!   Here's to 2014!

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Preparation Guide

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is the largest runDisney event, which means there is a lot to see and do! With the addition of the 10K, it now offers 4 race events, along with the Health & Fitness Expo and Kids Races. Since the hustle and bustle of the holidays are right before this premiere [...]

A Christmas Giveaway from SportHooks and RaceDay Books!

With the holidays fast approaching, we have a Christmas giveaway for our readers!  Two of our favorite products have graciously offered to host the giveaway, SportHooks and RaceDay Books. SportsHooks is our medal display holder of choice when it comes to displaying our runDisney bling with pride!  If you haven't checked out SportHooks Medal Display [...]

Holiday Gift Guide

  The holidays are right around the corner!  Whether you have a runner on your shopping list or you are looking to treat yourself, our Holiday Gift Guide will provide you with some great gift options this holiday season.  So, kick off your running shoes, grab a mug of hot cocoa, peruse our gift guide [...]