The Walt Disney World marathon weekend is always a big occasion. The route runs through all five parks and the course atmosphere often feels like a party with costumed guests, characters meet and greets, and music groups to provide entertainment. This weekend marked the 25th… Read More »25th Anniversary of Walt Disney World Marathon features rare win by American runner
The annual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is finally upon us, and there’s plenty of new merchandise and memorabilia to stock up on while you’re there, including t-shirts, designer bags, Vinylmation figurines, and brand new New Balance shoes.
First up are the t-shirts, which are a yearly favorite. This year’s selection will include “I Did It” tees with a course map on the back, as well as a “Coast to Coast Challenge” variety.
This year’s Disney Marathon weekend threatened to be known for its shoes. The Mickey & Minnie New Balance running shoes were a hit online and at the event. But in the end, it was about the runners. Everyone of them pushing their own limits and some of them setting world records. Along the way there were celebrities, new friends, and a lot of fun.
Perhaps it was fitting that at the 20thannual Walt Disney World Marathon the greatest champion in the event’s history – Brazil’s Adriano Bastos – reclaimed his place in the victory circle Sunday.
Bastos, who had won seven previous Disney Marathons, including six straight before losing the last two to countryman Fredison Costa, this time held off Costa down the stretch for his eighth victory at the place Where Dreams Come True.Read More »Amazing Marathon Weekend Winds Up With Many Winners at Walt Disney World
Chris will be running the Walt Disney World Marathon for the third time this year. Actually, she’s crazier than that as she is actually running the Goofy Marathon and a Half, which is 39.3 miles, if my math is correct, over two days. She’s been… Read More »A Preview of The Disney Marathon