The Castaway Cay 5-kilometer run … and some unfinished business

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After several missed opportunities, the author took part in the Castaway Cay 5-kilometer run earlier this month. Call it unfinished business. Back in 2012, and again in 2015, I was registered to take part in the Castaway Cay five-kilometer run around Disney Cruise Line’s private island in the Bahamas. The Castaway Cay 5-k is sanctioned … Continue reading "The Castaway Cay 5-kilometer run … and some unfinished business"
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California Native Returns Home for Super Heroes Half Marathon Victory at Disneyland Resort

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Nick Arciniaga, who grew up in Fountain Valley, Calif., but now lives in Arizona, won the Super Heroes Half Marathon on Sunday for his fourth runDisney half marathon victory at Disneyland Resort. Wearing a full-length Spiderman costume as he ran, Arciniaga blasted through the 13.1- mile course in record time: 1:09:28, nearly two minutes quicker than the race record (1:11:09). Lindsey Carter of Huntington Beach, Calif., was the first female finisher, crossing the line in 1:25:01. EDITOR'S NOTE: AllEars.Net's Laura Gilbreath and Lee Zimmerman participated in the weekend's events, after having just run in Walt Disney World's Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend. Laura will be sharing her experiences in a series of upcoming blogs.
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California Runner Jimmy Grabow Claims Unprecedented Third Disneyland Half Marathon Crown Over Labor Day Weekend

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Running Springs runner becomes first three-time champion with second-fastest Disneyland Half Marathon time ever; Momoko Tanaka from Japan defends her women’s title ANAHEIM, Calif. (September 4, 2016) — Jimmy Grabow of Running Springs, Calif., chalked up his third win in five years Sunday at the Disneyland Half Marathon presented by Cigna. Grabow, who previously won … Continue reading "California Runner Jimmy Grabow Claims Unprecedented Third Disneyland Half Marathon Crown Over Labor Day Weekend"
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UPDATE: How to Volunteer for a runDisney Event

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by Rebecca Foreman AllEars® Guest Blogger A few months ago, I wrote an article for the AllEars® newsletter explaining how to volunteer for a runDisney event. Almost all of that information has now changed! Therefore, I wanted to give as much updated information as I can. Volunteering for a Disney race is now as popular … Continue reading "UPDATE: How to Volunteer for a runDisney Event"
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Is runDisney’s Expedition Everest Challenge on your calendar?

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As Orlando residents and longtime annual passholders, my family and I have experienced much of what Walt Disney World has to offer. One thing we have not tried, however, is runDisney races. That’s about to change, though. My husband has enjoyed running for many years, and recently our 12-year-old son has expressed as interest, too. … Continue reading "Is runDisney’s Expedition Everest Challenge on your calendar?"
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Mickey’s Jingle Jungle 5K

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This newly-themed runDisney event was one of the events during the Wine and Dine Race Weekend. More and more runDisney is packaging running events with an opportunity for everyone in the family to run. This "family fun 5K" is definitely for everyone, with everyone from toddlers in strollers, to young children, to teens and preteens, to new adult runners, to very experienced teen and adult runners. Everyone was there!
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My First 5K!

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By Leslie Bird (The following is a first hand account, or diary, by Leslie Bird, on her first trip to Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.) Packing I’m not a runner. Really, I’m not. If you would have told me at this time last year that I’d be running a 5K at Walt Disney World on … Continue reading "My First 5K!"
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