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Paralympian Swept runDisney “Dopey Challenge” for Sixth Straight Year

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Another incredible story has emerged from 2022’s runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. Brian Siemann, Push Rim Wheelchair athlete and three-time Paralympian, won his division in every race, sweeping what is known as the “Dopey Challenge” — completing the 5k, 10k, half-marathon, and full marathon. Just a few days ago, Disney Fanatic covered the story of one Olympic-hopeful runner who ...

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Record-Breaking Dreamer: Runner Wins All 4 Disney World Races

On the weekend of January 9, the Walt Disney World Resort witnessed a woman’s record-breaking step towards an Olympic-sized dream. Brittany Charboneau came for Disney World’s annual marathon weekend to attempt what is known as “The Dopey Challenge.” She ran all four races offered by the mega-resort: a 5k, 10k, half-marathon, and full marathon. That is a combined distance of ...

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Preview New runDisney Merchandise for the 2022 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

With 2022 right around the corner, this year’s runDisney participants are gearing up for the 2022 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend! The event “runs” from January 5 through January 9, 2022, and with a new year of runDisney events comes new merchandise exclusive for the 2022 Marathon Weekend. The 2022 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend continues the 50th anniversary celebration ...

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New runDisney Merchandise Is Revealed

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 If you’re a Disney fan who loves participating in Disney marathons (such as the Disney Princess Half Marathon or the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort), and you’ve been looking for some new Disney garb to express your runDisney passion, then good news! Disney has just offered up a sneak peek of its newest runDisney ...

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runDisney Race Schedule Announced for the 2022-23 Season

Mark your calendar! runDisney just released the schedule of events for the 2022-23 season, and we cannot wait to be back running through the Walt Disney World Resort during them! runDisney events are truly special because “every mile is magic” and they are filled with unique entertainment, Disney characters and more. Disney races are also not an intimidating experience for ...

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runDisney Shares the Details for the First Springtime Surprise Weekend ft. Favorite Races from Years Past

runDisney recently shared the news that a brand new “Springtime Surprise Weekend” would be part of their race offerings going forward, and today we learned the details of what kind of surprises runners can expect for the first version of this event! Springtime Surprise Weekend will be an annual event offering different race themes each year for participating runners. The ...

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runDisney Launches New Training Programs to Prep for Marathon Weekend

runDisney just released new training programs to help runners prepare for the upcoming Walt Disney World Marathon! As with past runDisney training programs, the instruction was provided by former Olympian and inventor of the Run Walk Run method, Jeff Galloway. Galloway was a successful runner throughout his entire life, making it to the 1972 US Olympic Team in the 10,000 ...

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14 Reasons Why RunDisney is the Most Magical Race Series on Earth

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RunDisney races are some of the hottest tickets in the running world, often selling out in under an hour. If you’re a runner, a fitness enthusiast, or a Disney Fanatic, it’s likely that someone, at some point, has encouraged you to participate in a Run Disney Event, and I highly encourage you to consider it. I did just that when ...

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The 7 Things To Look Forward To When Running Your First runDisney Event

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A short while ago, kind of on a whim, my fiancée and I decided to sign up for a runDisney event. We had initially wanted to do the final Expedition Everest 5K Challenge, but it sold out too quickly. When the Annual Passholder Pre-Registration opened for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, we were ready to go. After briefly flirting ...

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