Walt Disney World – 13,000 Princesses Run Half-Marathon Weekend

Some runners dressed up as Disney Princesses during the Half-Marathon

Some runners dressed up as Disney Princesses for the Half-Marathon

This past weekend, Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida hosted the Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon.  The event included a Fit for a Princess Expo on Friday, a Royal Family 5k and Kids Races on Saturday, and the Half-Marathon on Sunday.  Walt Disney World hosts a series of atheltic and endurance events all year, with runners and princesses traveling from all over the world to participate!Our very own Samantha ran the 5k, and enjoyed running through Epcot’s World Showcase.  “Running the 5k was a great experience, not only because I was achieving a personal goal of mine, but because I was doing it with other women and families in a place as magical as Disney,” said Samantha.  “Plus, with the Epcot Flower and Garden Festival in full bloom, what a gorgeous backdrop for a race!”

Princesses take a break to snap a photo with Beauty & the Beast

Princesses take a break to snap a photo with Beauty & the Beast

The newly revamped ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex offers many other opportunities for Princesses in Training to strut their atheltic skills at Walt Disney World.  Check out these upcoming events:

  • Expedition Everest Challenge : June 12, 2010
  • Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend: September 3-5, 2010
  • Inaugural Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend: October 1-2,2010
  • For more information or to purchase Discount Disney Tickets, please visit our website or Kissimmee location, The Official Ticket Center, or call us toll-free at 1-877-406-4836.

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