Do You Fly or Drive to Disney World? One Fan Chose to Run!

Back in February, we shared a story about Don Muchow, a Disney fan who took his passion for the parks to the next level by completing his Run Across America with a magical twist!

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He set out on February 1st to run from Disneyland to Disney World, a 2,761-mile journey that brought awareness to an important cause!

When Muchow completed his run, Cast Members were ready to cheer him on as he crossed the “finish line.”

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His route from Disneyland to Disney World clocked on average more than 30 miles per day, ultimately bringing him to Cinderella Castle!

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Muchow used his Run Across America to raise awareness for Type 1 diabetes. Muchow, who is a Type 1 diabetic himself, spent time talking with Cast Members about their own personal stories of family members with the diagnosis.

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Oh, and in case you were wondering — he was able to celebrate his victory on his favorite ride, “it’s a small world.” Congratulations, Don!

Have you ever participated in a runDisney event? Let us know in the comments!

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