Half Marathon, Other Saturday Races Cancelled

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The Walt Disney World Half Marathon, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 7, has been cancelled due to the weather. Other races scheduled for the day have also been cancelled. Here's the official statment from runDisney's Facebook page: "In an abundance of caution, the Walt Disney World Resort has cancelled all running events on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 due to weather conditions. This includes the Walt Disney World Half Marathon and the Disney Kids Races."
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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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Registration Now Open for Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

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Early registration for the 2017 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend opened Tuesday, September 13. General registration opens on Tuesday, September 20 at noon Eastern time. The event will again be held on Mother's Day weekend, May 11-14, 2017. Races include the Never Land 5K, Tinker Bell 10K, Tinker Bell Half Marathon, and Kids races. The Pixie Dust Challenge is available for those running both the 10K and half marathon.
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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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Expanded Menu Planned for 2016 Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend

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New 10K race, new half marathon course and new Challenge event being served up as part of extended race weekend; Registration opens March 29 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 10, 2016) — The Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend is getting some new flavor this year. The November runDisney race weekend is expanding to … Continue reading "Expanded Menu Planned for 2016 Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend"
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More Than 20,000 Runners Set to Race, Eat and Drink During Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2015) — More than 20,000 runners from across the country, including thousands from Central Florida, are expected to lace up and run, eat and drink during the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort. The 13.1-mile half marathon race on Saturday night is the … Continue reading "More Than 20,000 Runners Set to Race, Eat and Drink During Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon"
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Southern California Man Moves From Cheering Section to Winners Circle Sunday at the Disneyland Half Marathon

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James Lander from Fullerton, Calif., won the 10th annual Disneyland Half Marathon this past weekend. Momoko Tanaka, 29, from Urayasu-shi, Japan, took first place in the women's division, finishing in 1:21:30. This is the first time in the race's 10-year history that an international runner has won. More than 29,000 runners participated in the weekend's events.
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Trip Planning for a runDisney Race Weekend

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In response to one of my recent half marathon blogs, Kristyn sent this comment: Enjoy your RunDisney posts. I am looking for recommendations on two topics if you can help me, Laura. I am doing my first event this fall at Wine and Dine. Can you do a blog on how you prepare for a … Continue reading "Trip Planning for a runDisney Race Weekend"
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