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Castaway Cay Challenge Part of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Events

Registration for the 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events has been open for just about two days and several races are already sold out. But if you're looking to add a little tropical fun to the Marathon Weekend, you can register for the Disney Castaway Cay Challenge 5K run.

Registration for 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Opens at Noon on April 28

Lace up those running shoes and get ready. The registration for the 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend races opens at 12 p.m. ET today, April 28. In the past few years the runDisney races have been selling out in near record time and it's likely that today won't be any different. So on your mark, get set, GO!

Disney Offers Sneak Preview of Merchandise for 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon

If you're headed to Walt Disney World for the 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend either to run or cheer for friends and family there's a new line of merchandise for the race and Disney recently gave guests a sneak preview. The merchandise includes apparel, pins, MagicBands, and the always popular Disney Dooney & Bourke handbags.

New Merchandise Revealed for 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon

The 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon is just a few weeks away and runDisney recently released a sneak peek of the new merchandise items that will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo during the race weekend.

runDisney Reveals Medals for Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Races

runDisney has revealed the finisher medals for the 2015 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, and the medals feature design inspired by the film Frozen.

runDisney Announces Race Schedule for 2015-16 Season at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland

The official runDisney schedule for the 2015-16 race season has been released and it includes nine popular races.

The season kicks off with the 2015 Expedition Everest Challenge at Walt Disney World Resort on May 1-2, 2015. Registration for this race opens December 16, 2014.

The second race weekend on the schedule is the 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend presented by PANDORA Jewelry at the Disneyland Resort on May 7-10, 2015. This event is already sold out.

runDisney Reveals Inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge Medal

The first-ever runDisney Castaway Cay Challenge takes place in January after the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, and Disney recently offered a sneak peek of the finisher medal.

The medal features the Disney Cruise Line logo and an image of a Disney Cruise Line ship in addition to Cinderella Castle.

Disney Announces Merchandise for The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend is this weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort and runDisney has created a spooky and fun variety of merchandise.

The race shirt features the race logo for this year, which is an image of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror with Maleficent's dragon breathing fire around the Tower.

Other apparel items include long and short sleeve T-shirts with the same artwork. The "I Did It!" tees also have a course map on the back, along with the dragon.

‘Goofy Giveback’ Announced for 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

If you were hoping to run the Walt Disney World Marathon or Half Marathon only to be disappointed that they had sold out, listen up.

Due to an overwhelming fan response after a recent episode of ABC's Extreme Weight Loss, runDisney announced the 'Goofy Giveback' giving runners a chance to participate in the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon and Half Marathon.

Disney’s Princess Half Marathon Announces a ‘Frozen’-themed 5K and New Medals

The Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend has been Frozen.

Disney has announced that two events during the Princess Half Marathon Weekend, the Disney Princess 5K and the runDisney Kids Races, will have a Frozen theme. The medals for both events will depict a Frozen motif.

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2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Gets A Royal Up-Do!

Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort has become one of the premier women's running events in the nation, and next year it's getting royal addition! Princesses will be able to challenge themselves even more with an Enchanted 10K and a two-race challenge to add a little more bling to your castle.

Getting Started On Your Training Plan With runDisney.com

Disney races are fast becoming some of the most popular destination running events on the planet, encouraging people from a wide variety of walks of life to get up off the couch and get moving. From the family 5Ks to the full on 39.3 Mile Goofy Challenge there's a Disney race for just about everyone. With the Disney Brand reaching out to runners and walkers of all sizes, shapes and skill levels it can be difficult to know where to start.

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler

Registration is now open for The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler, this thrilling runDisney event in its second year will be held October 4-5th, 2013 at the Walt Disney World Resort. A nighttime run that takes you down streets haunted by Disney's most frightening villains through ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex and into Disney's Hollywood Studios for a finish in the shadows of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

New runDisney Vinylmations for 2013 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

There's a new Vinylmation in town! Recently announced is the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Vinylmation. The new figure will be released on January 10, 2013 and will retail for $12.95. It is not clear if it will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo or just at D-Street in Downtown Disney.

5 Reasons You Should Run the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon

The Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon was held a few short weeks ago and in my opinion, it is the BEST runDisney event! Here are the top 5 reasons on why you need to run this race next year:

1. Great Weather.

Why More and More Women Are Signing Up to runDisney

Women-only running events (95% or greater female) are on the rise, with over 200 events in 2011. Women of all ages, all shapes and sizes, and all athletic abilities are coming together to take on the challenge of conquering a long distance run. There is a sense of camaraderie and a lack of inhibition at these events that have women flocking to run.

The Inaugural Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler

The Inaugural Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler took over 10,000 runners into another dimension on September 29. This is the second nighttime race on the runDisney roster and it was a hauntingly good time! The course began at Disney's Hollywood Studios and took runners down Osceola Parkway towards Animal Kingdom and back to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (WWOS).

runDisney News & Updates

It has been quite an exciting few weeks in the world of runDisney. Race season officially began over Labor Day weekend with the Disneyland Half Marathon and Jimmy Gabrow set a new course record by winning the race in 1:05! Cars Land was the main focus of the weekend beginning with the Cars Land 5K Rally that finished with racers running down Route 66. Half marathoners also had the chance to run through Cars Land on their course, many through a sea of neon in the morning darkness.

runDisney: There’s Something For Everyone

runDisney events are increasing in popularity every year. It is so great to see more people adopting a healthy lifestyle in order to participate in these events. Disney is doing a great job of diversifying their races to appeal to runners at all levels. From walkers, to moderate runners, to experienced marathoners, there is something for everyone.

Looking Forward to the 2012 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The summer is flying by and I, along with many of our readers, are looking forward to the fantastic Epcot International Food and Wine Festival! This year is shaping up to be an exciting event with dates ranging from September 28-November 12, 2012. Growing in popularity every year this special event is a must do for anyone who lives to eat. Spectacular arrays of flavors from around the world are showcased in kiosks located around the 1.2 mile World Showcase promenade.