runDisney Races & Runs & More

These are my reports of my runDisney races, starting with the Dark Side 5K in 2016 and my first half marathon that same weekend. I was able to run all three races of the Disneyland Half Marathon weekend the last time it was held, in 2017, to earn my one and only Coast-to-Coast Challenge medal.

2021 runDisney Snack Box Contents

After each runDisney race, participants can pick up a bottle of water and/or sport drink, a banana, and a runDisney snack box. What's inside the box? There was only one in-person race weekend in 2021, so the answer for this year is below. Usually, though, the contents vary from weekend...

Race Report: 2021 Wine & Dine 5K

The 2021 Wine and Dine 5K, part of Disney's Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend, marked the return to in-person racing events at the resort. The last run at Disney World before the pandemic started was the 2020 Princess Half Marathon, held back in February 2020. This race...

Race Recaps: 2021 Virtual Star Wars Rival Runs

The 2020 Rival Run Weekend was cancelled due to COVID-19. It would have been the 5th year for Star Wars races at Walt Disney World, and my 5th time running the half marathon. This is my favorite race weekend at Disney World and something I really look forward...

"Budget" Virtual Disney Race DIY Idea

runDisney recently announced that their fall race series, Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend, would be converted to a virtual event due to the pandemic. Earlier this year, their summer Virtual Series sold out in hours. While virtual races have proven to be wildly popular...

Two Disney Resort Fun Runs in One Day!

On Sunday, February 16, 2020, I participated in two fun runs at Walt Disney World! Both races take place on Sunday mornings: The Running of Coronado at Coronado Springs and the Topolino Trot at the Riviera Resort. Since first introducing fun runs at their resorts back in 2017, Walt...

Race Recap: Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon 2019

Yay, it's time for my 4th consecutive Star Wars Half Marathon at Disney World! You can read my previous race reports here: 2016 Dark Side Half Marathon; 2017 Dark Side Half Marathon; 2018 Dark Side Half Marathon. This year's race weekend was rebranded as the...