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2011 Disneyland Expo and Star Tours 5K

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The first event of Disneyland’s Half Marathon Weekend each year is the Health and Fitness Expo, which takes place on Friday and Saturday. It’s held at the Disneyland Hotel. We actually pick up our registration packets downstairs, in what is usually a parking garage. I always get a kick out of the race track-striped carpet … Continue reading "2011 Disneyland Expo and Star Tours 5K"
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The short, bumpy ride of the Rocket Rods attraction at Disneyland

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For three decades, the WEDway PeopleMover was a cornerstone attraction in Tomorrowland at Disneyland. [The Walt Disney Company] The late 1990s were a dark time at Disneyland. It was not unusual to see signs of aging and decay throughout the park: Peeling paint, cracks in the pavement, crumbling woodwork, rusted iron railings. Marty Sklar, the … Continue reading "The short, bumpy ride of the Rocket Rods attraction at Disneyland"
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2017 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend – Part 1, Expo

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For the third year Lee and I participated in the 10K and half marathon races at Disneyland’s Star Wars Half Marathon. Or Star Wars Half Marathon – the Light Side as they now call it, to distinguish it from the Star Wars Half Marathon – the Dark Side at Walt Disney World. 🙂 Unlike previous … Continue reading "2017 Disneyland Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend – Part 1, Expo"
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Disneyland Paris Inaugural Half Marathon Weekend – Part 1

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For a number of years there had been rumors in the runDisney community that a half marathon race would be coming to Disneyland Paris. The official announcement was finally made at the Disney Princess half marathon in 2015, while we were waiting in the starting corrals. There were few details at that time other than … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris Inaugural Half Marathon Weekend – Part 1"
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2015 Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend – Half Marathon Recap

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Sunday, January 18 The alarm again went off at 3:30. This is starting to seem normal. That worries me. As usual, we had a light breakfast. Lee was unhappy to discover that, while we had started with two packets of coffee in our Studio, the remaining one was decaf. An uncaffeinated Lee is not a … Continue reading "2015 Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend – Half Marathon Recap"
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Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend Registration Opens Today

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Four-day race weekend at the Disneyland Resort likely to sell out quickly; Event kicks off with nighttime Star Wars Wookiee Welcome Party ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 10, 2014) — Runners can register today for the new Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend presented by Sierra Nevada Corporation at the Disneyland Resort. The intergalactic journey runs January 15-18, … Continue reading "Inaugural Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend Registration Opens Today"
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CHOC Walk in the Park @ Disneyland 10/14/12

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This year marked the 22nd year of the CHOC Walk in the Park. The walk is a 5K route that makes its way through both Disney California Adventure and Disneyland. This year the walk raised over $1.8 million dollars to benefit CHOC (Children's Hospital of Orange County). There were over 16,000 participants who arrived before sunrise to take part in the event (the opening ceremony started at 6:40am). Since its inception the walk has raised more than $19 million. For the first time the course started off inside DCA then went to Disneyland and ended in Downtown Disney.
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2011 Disneyland Half Marathon Preview

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The 2011 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend is this weekend – September 2-4. Events this weekend include the Health and Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday, the Star Tours 5K and Kids’ Races on Saturday, and the Half Marathon on Sunday. There will be a record number of people in the half marathon this year – … Continue reading "2011 Disneyland Half Marathon Preview"
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Celebrities Drew Carey and Megyn Price Headline Soldout Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend

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More than 20,500 Runners Taking Part in Labor Day Weekend Races as Part of RunDisney Series; Half Marathon Finishers to Receive New Medal; Kids Race Participants Receive Los Angeles Angels Game Tickets ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 24, 2011) – Hollywood actors Drew Carey and Megyn Price are expected to be among the throng of runners and … Continue reading "Celebrities Drew Carey and Megyn Price Headline Soldout Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend"
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