|The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 13K - Thursday, March 12, 2009|
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 13K & 5K
Saturday, October 24, 2009
What lies beyond the fifth dimension, beyond the deepest, darkest corner of the imagination, can be found at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ 13K & 5K. We invite you to run into the next dimension, if you dare, on October 24 at Disney's Hollywood Studios™. An nighttime race like no other you have experienced is awaiting your arrival, but beware, you may not return from your run quite the same...
Registration opens soon!
|Disney's Race for the Taste 10K - Thursday, March 12, 2009|
Sunday, October 11, 2009
Finish the race and then experience the taste. Disney's Race for the Taste 10K & 3K is your opportunity to experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Epcot® International Food and Wine Festival as you run through the Walt Disney World® Resort. There's no better place to find incredible food from around the world than at the finish line of Disney's Race for the Taste 10K & 3K. Bon Appetit!
Registration opens soon!
Epcot® INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL After you run through the World Showcase at Epcot® during Disney's Race for the Taste 10K & 3K, we invite you to embark on an epicurean adventure as the 13th Annual Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival (open at 11:00 am, park admission is required) showcases the flavors of the world. Explore marketplaces featuring regional foods and wines. Learn from renowned chefs and winemakers at special programs and demonstrations and sample the finest cuisine from around the globe. Plus, be sure to savor the sizzling sounds of the "Eat to the Beat" concert series that stars a stellar line-up of popular musical acts! Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival
|Expedition Everest Challenge - Thursday, March 12, 2009|
Expedition Everest™Challenge presented by Champion
Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.
Expedition Everest™ Challenge, a race adventure with bite, is coming September 26, 2009 to Disney’s Endurance Series. Just after sunset, teams of two take on the exotic terrain of Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park in a fun, competitive 5K run, obstacle course, and scavenger hunt. The reward for completing the challenge is an exclusive after-hours party at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. If you have what it takes to conquer this challenge, then find a teammate and join the trek! The challenge and the party will double your fun! If no one will brave this adventure with you, then sign up for the solo trek.
The Course: Mysterious Race through the dark, exotic terrain of Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park on a thrilling 5K trek in the shadows of the Forbidden Mountain.
The Obstacles: Intense The adrenaline is pumping and the anticipation builds as teams prepare for their expedition. Once the 5K trek is completed, teams will have to climb, crawl and balance their way through the obstacle course.
The Search: Legendary Follow the clues to the end of your journey, but only a few will escape the Yeti, known as the abominable snowman! The team needs to solve all of the clues in the Expedition Passport to conquer the challenge!
The Reward: Fun Then the real excitement begins as the teams celebrate their finish at an exclusive after-hours party at Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park.
Each participant in the Expedition Everest™ Challenge will receive:
Expedition Everest™ Challenge finishers’ medal
Champion® tech t-shirt
Personalized race bib number (if registered before September 1, 2009)
1-day theme park ticket* to scout the course at Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
Admission to an exclusive post-race party at Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
The Expedition Everest™ Challenge features:
Fireworks to kick off your trek
Timed event with online results
Athlete refreshments at the finish line
Disney’s Kids’ Races
Awards presented to the top three finishers in the Men’s, Women’s, Coed, Military, Men’s Individual and Women’s Individual divisions
A portion of every entry fee will benefit the Himalayan Youth Foundation and Disney’s Wildlife Conservation Fund
|Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend - Thursday, March 12, 2009|
Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend
Friday, September 4 - Sunday, September 6, 2009
Chase your Dreams at the Happiest Race on Earth! You will run through Sleeping Beauty's castle, through beautiful Anaheim, California and high five your favorite Disney Characters. There's a little magic around every corner for the whole family!
Weekend Events include:
- Disneyland® Half Marathon
- Disneyland® Family Fun Run 5K
- Disneyland® Kids' Races
- Disneyland® Health and Fitness Expo
|Ironman 70.3 Florida - Thursday, March 12, 2009|
Ironman 70.3 Florida
May 17, 2009
Qualify for Ironman World Championship 70.3!
Since its inception in 2006, the Ironman 70.3 series has become the fastest growing triathlon series in the world. Now there are 31 events around the world that qualify athletes for the Ironman World Championship 70.3 in Clearwater every November. Ironman 70.3 races consist of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56-mile bike and a 13.1 mile run, which adds up to 70.3 miles of total racing. This event will be held at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground near Orlando, FL.
Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 - Expo and Packet Pickup at Disney's Fort Wilderness Campgrounds
Sunday, May 17, 2009 - Competition at Disney's Fort Wilderness Campgrounds
|Muddy Buddy - Thursday, March 12, 2009|
Muddy Buddy 2009
Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 6:45 AM
Disney’s Wide World of Sports® Complex
Mini Muddy Buddy in 2009!
Saturday, May 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM
Disney’s Wide World of Sports® Complex
Muddy Buddy is back and better than ever. This year, Muddy Buddy turns TEN, and we've added FOUR new events to our schedule to make this the muddiest year ever !
Registration is now open for the 2009 season. 8 of the 9 Muddy Buddy Events sold out in 2008, and we expect all our events to sell out in 2009. So don't get stuck on the side lines, register today for the muddiest, grime-iest year of the frog ever!
Grab your buddy and a bike, and we'll see you in the Mud Pit !
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