runDisney Inspiring Stories

Andi & Sarah Kate – Running Disney A Little More Awesome

After the 2014 Princess Half Marathon, we saw a recap that exceeded all other runDisney race recaps. A young girl named Sarah Kate finished the Mickey Mile, stealing the hearts of cast members, characters, spectators and many others. (Click here to read this amazing recap!) Her inspiring story was one we wanted to learn more [...]

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 [...]

Gail Savidge – Earning 50 runDisney Medals!

Many of us dream of running many runDisney races and earning multiple of those beautiful medals. Imagine earning FIFTY! Gail Savidge earned her 50th Disney medal during the Dumbo Double Dare in September. She graciously offered to answer a few of our questions regarding her experiences during her many runDisney races! What runDisney events have [...]

Alan Young – Running Disney for Over 20 Years!

Back in 1994, just over 7000 runners completed the first Walt Disney World Marathon. Of those first participants, 95 have completed all TWENTY Walt Disney World Marathons since! Alan Young is one of the 'Perfect 20' marathoners, a feat that is truly amazing. He and his wife Grace are avid runDisney fans, having completed multiple [...]

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 [...]

The runDisney Story

What's the story behind runDisney?  Stay tuned to find out!   The Runner's Guide to WDW (publishing in late October 2012), is a tour book for runners providing tips on travel, restaurants, packing, race day info, and much more. But, what's the story behind the runner? On this blog, we want to tell the story. [...]