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I Finally Did It!!! Walt Disney World Half Marathon

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By Joan Smith I finally did it!!!! That’s the feeling that I had when I crossed the finish line at the Walt Disney World Half Marathon in early January. That simple sentence doesn’t seem like enough to convey all of the feelings of that day though. There were so many thoughts…where are my friends, my … Continue reading "I Finally Did It!!! Walt Disney World Half Marathon"
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2020 Olympic Trial Qualifier Wins Female Division of 3rd Annual Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort

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Vanilson Neves of Sao Paulo, Brazil, won the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon in 1:09:55 and 2020 Olympic Trial qualifier Brittany Charboneau of Denver won the women's division in 1:21:39. Earlier this year Charboneau also won the female division in both the Disney Enchanted Princess 10K and the Walt Disney World Half Marathon. More than 43,000 runners participated in the weekend's events, which included a 5K, 10K, half marathon, and kid's races.
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Victor Da Costa Mendoza Celebrates a Fairy Tale Win at the 10th Annual Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Presented by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Walt Disney World Resort

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Dani Cook of Ft. Collins, CO, won the women's division of the 10th annual Disney Princess Half Marathon with a time of 1:20:31. Victor Da Costa Mendoza from Spain won the men's division in 1:19:03. More than 53,000 runners participated in the weekend's events, with more than 25,000 in the half marathon alone.
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Mission Accomplished: Brazil’s Samuel Souza Do Nascimento Conquers the Galaxy at the 2nd Annual Star Wars Half Marathon — The Dark Side at Walt Disney World Resort

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Samuel Souza Do Nascimento of Brazil won the second annual Star Wars Half Marathon - The Dark Side in a new record time of 1:07:14. Nascimento also won the 5K and 10K races. The top female finisher, Sydney Devore of Lakeland, Florida, also finished in a record-setting time of 1:20:15. More than 45,000 participated in the weekend's events.
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What happens when runDisney cancels a half marathon at Walt Disney World?

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On Friday, runDisney announced a rare decision to cancel one of its races because of weather. The half marathon, part of Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, was scheduled to start at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, and the anticipated weather was looking pretty dicey with a line of thunderstorms from the country’s winter weather expected to cross … Continue reading "What happens when runDisney cancels a half marathon at Walt Disney World?"
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My first Half Marathon at Walt Disney World

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By Casey Dylan Back-story Last fall, in what can best be described as a moment of mid-life crisis, I decided to put down the beer, turn off the TV, get off the couch, go outside and”¦(wait for it)”¦run a marathon. Due to my rotund shape, and generally lazy disposition, this was a statement far fetched … Continue reading "My first Half Marathon at Walt Disney World"
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Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon Caps Weekend of events that draws event-record 22,000 participants to Walt Disney World Resort

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Jacksonville runner wins annual runDisney event LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – (Feb. 27, 2011) – Holding off challengers virtually the entire race Sunday, Jennifer Hanley-Pinto of Jacksonville, Fla. survived long enough to cross the finish line first to win Disney’s 2011 Princess Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort. Caitlin Latimer of Lexington, Ky. came … Continue reading "Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon Caps Weekend of events that draws event-record 22,000 participants to Walt Disney World Resort"
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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Half Marathon Day

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Saturday was half marathon day! In case you didn’t read the update I made in yesterday’s blog, we finished in 2:35:49. Which was faster than we anticipated, and we felt good afterwards. One thing we don’t like about Disney races…they start so darn early. The alarm and the wakeup call came almost simultaneously at 2:45 … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Half Marathon Day"
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A Couple of Entrees for Wine and Dine Half Marathon at Walt Disney World

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This Oct. 2nd the Walt Disney World Endurance Series will hold its inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon. This race will take participants from the ESPN World of Sports Complex to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, through Disney’s Hollywood Studios, along the path to Disney’s Beach and Yacht Club complex and Stormalong Bay, before the … Continue reading "A Couple of Entrees for Wine and Dine Half Marathon at Walt Disney World"
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Walt Disney World Full and Half Marathon Weekend

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Runners get the unique chance to high-five favorite Disney characters during the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. About 50,000 athletes are anticipated for the weekend’s race events. The four-day “weekend” (Jan. 7-10, 2010) includes a Health and Fitness Expo at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, a 5K “Fun Run” … Continue reading "Walt Disney World Full and Half Marathon Weekend"
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