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Walt Disney World’s Marathon Weekend- Run To The Magic!

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Walt Disney World’s Marathon Weekend- Run to the Magic!

Walt Disney World’s Marathon Weekend- Run to the Magic!

Every year The Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida hosts a marathon weekend comprised of some of the most magical and fun races you can find! Disney offers athletes the chance to show their skill and hard work pays off in 7 different races ranging from the main marathon to a kids run. The runs take the marathoners through the parks and grounds of this creative land and let them show their stuff in the most magical place on Earth! While this Walt Disney World’s Marathon Weekend running from January 6 – January 10th is already sold out, you can still be a spectator or join the ChEAR Squad to support a loved one or just to enjoy all the action! 



There are plenty of races to enjoy during the Marathon Weekend and here are a few just to give you an idea of all the magic that’s in store for you and your loved ones!

Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna®

 Sunday, January 10, 2016       26.2 miles 

5:30 a.m.                       Start/Finish: Epcot®

This is the main race everyone talks about! 26.2 miles running through all 4 theme parks and the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex! Mickey and his friends are there to cheer you on and provide encouragement to your runner and great prizes!  

 Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna® 

Saturday, January 9, 2016                      13.1 miles

5:30 a.m.                         Start/Finish: Epcot®

This half marathon takes runners through Epcot and the Magic Kingdom with a spectacular finish at Spaceship Earth! 

 runDisney Kids Races

Thursday, January 7 – Saturday, January 9, 2016

Kids Dashes: 11:00 a.m.                           One Mile Run: 12:30 p.m.

Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

 Let the kids have their fun and show everyone what they are made of also!

Don’t miss out on seeing them run to the magic at the Disney parks this January. For information on tickets or event times, contact a VillaDirect Guest Service associate at 866-934-9177 or

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