It’s Marathon Day at the WDW Marathon Weekend and time to finish my 6th Dopey Challenge.Read More
That's right guys, the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend kicks-off tomorrow. Hope you are packed and ready to run beautiful miles in Anaheim, CA!!!
So today we are going to look at ALL the miles run by ALL the finishers of the Disneyland Half Marathon. According to the records I found here are the year by year statistics!
Year - Finishers
- 2006 - 9393
- 2007 - 9760
- 2008 - 10846
- 2009 - 11645
- 2010 - 12363
- 2011 - 12802
- 2012 - 14831
- 2013 - 15872
- 2014 - 15979
Over the past 9 years there has been 113,491 finish lines celebrated at Disneyland for a total of...
1,486,732.10 miles run at the Happiest Place On Earth!
Hope you are ready to celebrate your training, your journey, and the magic that is runDisney!
According to askville.amazon.com the inaugural race cost $80 dollars meaning in the past 10 years it has increased in price by $119 dollars or a 250% increase. Yowzers!
Since this race occurred before the official runDisney organization was founded in 2010, runners got information from www.disneylandhalfmarathon.com.
Want to see what the inaugural race was really like? Check out this review from AllEars.net by Laura Gilbreath
Did you know Disneyland hosted a marathon?
Image Source: MousePlanet.com
While the Disneyland Half Marathon is the longest continous race held at the Disneyland Resort, they did host their one and only marathon on March 26, 1995 on the heels of the success of the inaugural WDW Marathon in January 1994. The coolest part of this race? They finished ON MAIN ST! That's right, the 2,200 marathoners that started at 7am finished inside the park. Get more info on this one and done event here!
Event is over, thanks for your support!
I'm so excited to be sharing with you all that I'm hosting my very own virtual run! This is something I've been thinking about doing for a little over a year and I've been working on getting everything together for a couple months now and FINALLY I can share it with YOU!
I'm sooo excited! Like seriously! So I'm pleased to announce that you can all participate in the...
So there is this theme park that's kind of having a big birthday coming up (the big 6-0) and I thought there couuldn't be a better way to connect Disney loving runners everywhere than by hosting a virtual race to celebrate this amazing birthday! Run 1 kilometer for every decade of Disney theme parks!
- When: July 17-19 (try to complete the 6k during the birthday weekend!)
- Where: Anywhere - it's a virtual race so you can run wherever is most comfortable for you
- How far: 6k or 3.7 miles, or however far you feel like running
- Cost: $35 - this includes the cost of shipping, all net proceeds will go to ALSF
- What Will I Get: A bib, an awesome 2.5" glittery medal (see below), and some other fun goodies! Race Packets will be mailed the week of July 6th.
Oh! Oh! And before I forget the glittery, 2.5", beautiful medal...