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runDisney Training: Online Coaching with Krissy

Disclosure: Megan is using Krissy's coaching for her upcoming Walt Disney World Marathon. While she did receive a discount on the package, all opinions are honest. When it comes to training for a runDisney race or challenge, you may need a little extra assistance. While someone can't do the training for you, they can be [...]

Celebration Cruises at Walt Disney World

There are many ways to celebrate your runDisney accomplishment! For those who love the sea, a cruise may be just the ticket. But if a trip aboard the Disney Cruise Line isn't in the budget, there are a few additional cruise options at Walt Disney World! Fireworks Cruise - Watch Wishes or IllumiNations from a [...]

Best Walt Disney World Buffet & Family Style Restaurants

After a runDisney race, you may have quite the appetite! Let's take a look at some of the best buffet and all-you-can-eat family style restaurants at Walt Disney World. Biergarten - If your idea of celebrating includes beer, sausage and a Oompa Band, then Biergarten is just for you! This buffet is available for lunch [...]

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Every fall a special event comes to World Showcase - Epcot International Food & Wine Festival! This festival is included as part of your Epcot theme park ticket. New food stations appear around World Showcase, each highlighting a specific country's culinary delicacies. Each marketplace includes samples of the local food along with adult beverages that [...]

runDisney Release: Moving from Cheering to Winners Circle at the Disneyland Half Marathon

Japanese woman becomes first international winner; Commemorative 10th Annual Medal awarded to all finishers; Disneyland Half Marathon 10th Annual party kicked off celebratory weekend events Photo: © Disney ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 6, 2015 ) – James Lander from Fullerton, Calif. ran and won his first runDisney race this morning at the 10th annual Disneyland Half Marathon [...]

Updating your runDisney Proof of Time

After registering for a runDisney race, you may think the only thing you need to do is train and plan your vacation. While that is true, there is also one more thing to do - update your proof of time! As many runDisney runners know, the corrals are definitely an area of discussion during a [...]

runDisney Release: Second runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend Coming to Walt Disney World

Photo: © Disney LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL (Aug. 25, 2015) – runDisney is summoning the Force today to announce another Star Wars-inspired intergalactic journey, this time to the dark side. The “Star Wars Half Marathon – the Dark Side” enters the galaxy April 14-17, 2016, at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and pays homage to [...]

Recreational Fun at Walt Disney World

As runners, we enjoy staying active. Thankfully, there are many ways to do just that at Walt Disney World! And for those who want to include the entire family, or do something other than run, there are plenty of options throughout the resort hotels. Running Trails - For those who need to get in a [...]

runDisney Training: Fueling for Long Runs

As you start to ramp up your mileage, a new aspect of training begins to emerge. How do you fuel? For those training for a half marathon or marathon distance, this can be a very difficult thing to manage or even know where to start! First and foremost, remember that everyone is different. What works [...]

Resort Review: Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Located just steps away from Magic Kingdom, Disney's Contemporary Resort is one of the most unique at Walt Disney World! Watch as the monorail breezes through the iconic A-frame design. Nestled on Bay Lake, this deluxe resort offers the best views of Cinderella Castle and Space Mountain. Magic Kingdom is a short walk, boat ride or [...]

New Ways to Celebrate at Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney has been undergoing a large refurbishment for over a year as it transforms into Disney Springs. The good news is that the new aspects are now starting to become a reality! The Landing, which is located between the Marketplace and West Side (formerly Pleasure Island) already has a few stores and dining areas [...]

How to Survive a Whirlwind runDisney Race Weekend

runDisney race weekends are jam-packed with activities. From the expo to the races, the breakfasts to the attractions, the parties to the shopping - there is a lot to experience! Yet there are times when you can't take off a few extra days to compliment your runDisney race weekend, meaning you are coming to Walt [...]

Jeff Galloway 13.1 Race Weekend GIVEAWAY

To those who participate in runDisney races, the name Jeff Galloway should be very well known. Not only is he the official training consultant for runDisney, he also is an Olympian, author, running coach and much more. Yet most runDisney runners know him because of his training method - the run/walk/run. In December 2014, Jeff [...]

Resort Review: Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Enjoy the grandeur of a New England-style lakeside hotel at Disney's Yacht Club Resort! Bask in the views of Crescent Lake and the Boardwalk at this Epcot resort. Located in between Epcot and Hollywood Studios, this resort is just a walk (or boat ride) away from either park. Bus transportation is available to Magic Kingdom, Animal [...]

runDisney Release: Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon

Photo: © Disney MARNE LA VALLEE, France (June 25, 2015) – The new Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend will be a three-day race weekend that includes a variety of events for runners and fans to experience the theme parks like never before when it debuts in the City of Light on Sept. 23-25, 2016. The [...]