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.

Two Disney Resort Fun Runs in One Day!

On Sunday, February 16 I participated in both 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 Disney World now offers at least 7 regular short races at various resort locations...

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...

Race Recap: Star Wars Rival Run 10K 2019

Yay, it's 10K day during Star Wars race weekend! You can read my previous Dark Side 10K reports here: 2017 Dark Side 10K; 2018 Dark Side 10K. I missed running the inaugural 10K (and challenge) and that's a big regret. I wonder what my bib will...

Race Recap: Star Wars Rival Run 5K 2019

Yay, it's Star Wars race weekend at Disney World! I've run this weekend for the past three years. You can read my reports about previous 5K races here: 2016 Dark Side 5K (my first runDisney event); 2017 Dark Side 5K; 2018 Dark Side 5K. This...

Race Recap: Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon 2018

Right on, it's Dark Side Half Marathon time! This was my third year participating in the Dark Side races and my third Dark Side Half. Since I ran the 10K the day prior, I was in for the Challenge and would be getting an additional medal. I had...

Race Recap: Star Wars Dark Side 10K 2018

Woo hoo, it's 10K time in my favorite race weekend! This was my third year participating in the Dark Side races and my second consecutive Dark Side 10K. I ran this race as a generic Dark Side nerd, with a Death Star Mickey ears hat, a Darth Vader...