The Pros and Cons of runDisney Challenges

It started with the Goofy Challenge. Those brave (or goofy) enough to run the Walt Disney World Half Marathon on Saturday morning, followed by the Walt Disney World Marathon on Sunday morning during the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. For over 10 years, runners have been earning their extra medal with a smile on their [...]

ChEAR Squad for a Disneyland runDisney Race

When it comes to Walt Disney World and Disneyland, there are similarities - but there are also many differences. While runDisney races are no exception, there are quite a few major differences when it comes to ChEAR Squad! If you are planning on running a race in Disneyland, you may be wondering how your spectators [...]

The runDisney Race Deferral Process

runDisney races are unique. You have to sign up for the races MONTHS before the actual event, usually within just hours of when registration opens. This leaves room for life to happen. Work schedules can change. Injuries can occur. Sometimes, life just gets in the way and the runDisney race you signed up for 11 [...]

2013 Disneyland Half Marathon

The 2013 Happiest Race on Earth is in the books! For 2013, the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend included hot and humid weather, an inaugural 10K race, the Dumbo Double Dare and a LOT of smiles! We followed along through social media as our runDisney friends kept the world up-to-date on the magic that occurred. Take [...]

Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Preparation Guide

In less than 2 weeks, many runDisney runners will get to experience the magic of running through Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure and the streets of Anaheim! In a west coast event that includes Kids Races, Family Fun Run 5K, Disneyland 10K, Disneyland Half Marathon and the Dumbo Double Dare Challenge, families are starting to [...]

runDisney D23 Expo Fun Run

runDisney and D23 came together on the morning of August 9, 2013 to allow Disney fans to experience the magic of running in Disney! ©Disney After hints on Twitter, the Disney Parks Blog announced the D2.3 Fun Run. Fifty lucky Disney fans were able to be a part of this exclusive event, including our own [...]

New runDisney 10Ks and Challenges!

It's time for a little runDisney history. From 2005-2009, there was a 10K race at Disney. Race for the Taste was held in mid-October during the International Food and Wine Festival. From 2006-2008, there was the Minnie Marathon 15K. This unique race distance was held in mid-May. From 2007-2009, there was a 13K themed to [...]

Tinker Bell Half Marathon Meet Up

As we get all of our Walt Disney World Marathon pictures and recaps together, we thought we would let our West Coast reporter Carlee talk about her experience at the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Meet Up! Take it away Carlee!   I was one of the lucky few (and by few I mean only one of [...]

It’s a New Year!

2013 is here and we are excited to see what it will bring! runDisney has already announced a new race (more information coming soon), the marquee runDisney event is less than a week away, new events and experiences are being planned for runDisney events later in the year, and much more! To ring in the [...]