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Disney World bringing back Tower of Terror Race in 2012

Disney’s popular runDisney division has some big news… a return of the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror event. It features a new 10-mile race that will echo the original Tower of Terror 13K race held in 2009. The new race … Continue reading

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Disneyland Half-Marathon Draws Big Names, Full Participation

It’s the sixth year of record turn out for the Disneyland Half-Marathon. The Labor Day weekend races include a course through the parks, special medals, and this year will feature a couple of Hollywood celebrities. Hollywood actors Drew Carey and … Continue reading

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Grete (Andersen) Waitz, runner with statue in EPCOT, dead at 57

Every year when the Walt Disney World marathon passes through EPCOT thousands of runners also pass a statue of Grete Waitz a Marathon runner from Norway who won 9 New York City Marathons. That statue will now take on new … Continue reading

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Florida Runner Wins Princess Half-Marathon

It’s a big time for sports at Walt Disney World. ESPN WWOS has been hosting spring training for MLB and pre-season matches in professional soccer. The Princess Half-Marathon was run today and ESPN the Weekend starts mid-week. Congrats to all … Continue reading

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Paul Ngeny, 31, of Auburn, CA wins Disneyland Half Marathon

Congratulations to Paul Ngeny, 31, of Auburn, CA, who led a record field of more than 14,000 registered runners Sunday at the fifth annual Disneyland Half Marathon, by crossing the finish line first with a time of 1:07:24, beating the … Continue reading

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