Magical Miles

Best runDisney Course Moments: Walt Disney World/Princess Half Marathon

Throughout a runDisney race, there is sure to be a lot of excitement. With character photo stops, spectators and DJs pumping music, there are many magical moments. However, each race course also brings a unique experience along with it. This is our series on the best runDisney course moments! The Walt Disney World Half Marathon and Princess Half [...]

Resort Review: Disney’s Boardwalk Inn

Step foot onto the Atlantic Boardwalk, enjoying the sights and sounds of the entertainment and fun, while taking in a meal or doing a little dancing. Relax in a room overlooking gardens or the Boardwalk area. All of this (and more) is what a stay at Disney's Boardwalk Inn can include! This deluxe resort is located in [...]

Best runDisney Course Moments: Walt Disney World Marathon

Throughout a runDisney race, there is sure to be a lot of excitement. With character photo stops, spectators and DJs pumping music, there are many magical moments. However, each race course also brings a unique experience along with it. This is our series on the best runDisney course moments! The Walt Disney World Marathon includes [...]

eCoaching with Jeff Galloway

Many runDisney runners know about Jeff Galloway. He is an Olympian, the official runDisney training consultant and an all-around great guy. Not only can he be found at the Health & Fitness Expos (both in the speaker series and to chat with in the runDisney booth), he also runs almost every runDisney race, usually with [...]

Tips for Character Photos during a runDisney Race

There are two types of runDisney runners: the ones who stop for character photos and the ones who don’t. Now, you may be in both categories too – dependent on the race and your strategy. We have experienced many runDisney races, both with character photos and without. However, Megan ran one of her most favorite [...]

Inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge

For the past few years, Disney Cruise Line has offered a free 5K on their private island, Castaway Cay. For those sailing to the island paradise, they could participate in an untimed 5K event that included a race bib and finisher medal. (Note: the medal was actually plastic.) In spring of 2014, runDisney took the [...]

Let the 2015 runDisney Season Begin!

We would like to wish you all a VERY Happy New Year! With that, let the 2015 runDisney race season begin!   January 7-11, 2015 - Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend January 15-18, 2015 - Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend February 19-22, 2015 - Princess Half Marathon Weekend May 1-2, 2015 - Expedition Everest Challenge [...]

Best Walt Disney World Resort Pools

Vacations at Walt Disney World usually include a lot of time on-the-go as you explore the theme parks. During your runDisney racecation, you may be spending a little more time relaxing than usual. That may mean spending more time at the pool! Here is a look at a few of the best pools at the Walt [...]

runDisney Training – Keeping the Injury Away

While training for a race, it's normal to feel a few muscle aches and pains. However, there is one thing all runners fear - injury. The last thing any runner wants is to be sidelined, during training or during a race. So how do you keep injury away? Here are a few of our tips! [...]

Packing Tips for a runDisney Challenge

Packing for a destination race can be tough. Not only do you need to make sure you have virtually anything you may need before, after or during the race, but you also need to make sure it gets to your destination! (Or fits in a carry-on.) Add in multiple races and it may seem daunting. [...]

runDisney Training – The Need for Speed

Once you begin training for your first race, the goal is just to finish. Get a few races under your belt, and your focus may change a little. It's very possible you may find that you want to beat your previous time. That's right, you may have the need - the need for speed! So [...]

Holiday Gift Guide for Runners

It is very possible that on your holiday gift list includes a runner. It may be someone you train with, someone you have met at a race or even your neighbor. Here is a look at our holiday gift guide for runners - 2014 edition! Training Without a doubt, runners put the most time on [...]

Preserving runDisney Memories with Project Repat

Disclosure: Project Repat provided us with a discount for their product. As always, all opinions are our own.   After a runDisney race, you want to preserve every memory that you can! Whether it's a scrapbook, blog post or even displaying those medals with pride, it's fun to look back on the magical miles you [...]

runDisney Training – When Training Gets Tough

Training cycles can be long. There may even come a point where training gets downright hard. So how do you push through those runs that seem so tough? For starters, know that this happens to EVERY runner! Whether you have been running for months or years, every runner goes through a time where training gets [...]

Creating your runDisney Costume

runDisney races bring out a lot of unique experiences. Running through the parks. Photo opportunities with characters. And yes, the amazing costume creations of the runners! So how exactly do you create a runDisney costume? The good news is, you don't have to be a master costumer or seamstress! There are many ways to create [...]