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Disney VoluntEARS Help Build a New Playground for Kids in Central Florida

A group of Disney VoluntEARS recently helped build a new playground that provides a safe place to play for the kids of Oakland, Florida.

The VoluntEARS worked with a KaBOOM! construction crew and representatives from the town of Oakland to place 48,600 square feet of safety surfacing and assemble new playground equipment. In all more than 200 volunteers took part in the project.

Registration Now Open for the Inaugural Disney Fit Challenge

Registration is now open for the first-ever Disney Fit Challenge at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

This event is planned for September 26-28 and will feature athletes competing in different fitness challenges that will test their speed, strength, skill, endurance, balance, and powers.

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2018 Brings New Perks For Disney Springs Resort Area Hotel Guests

The new year brought exciting new benefits for guests staying at any of the seven great Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels. Located on Hotel Plaza Boulevard, just across the road from Disney Springs, these partner hotels offer many of the same amenities as the Disney Resorts.

runDisney Kicks Off The 25th Annual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

This week more than twenty thousand runners will be stepping off on their own personal journeys to greatness as they try and conquer the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Cigna. For 25 years this annual event has taken runners along the 26.2-mile course through Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom and Epcot. The only runDisney course that goes through all four parks, this is the race that started it all.

Disney Deluxe Resort Massage Services

Those many travelers are familiar that Walt Disney World is home to the full service Senses Spas at the Grand Floridian Resort and Saratoga Springs Resort & Villas, fewer are aware that a limited selection of spa services are available at other Disney Resort properties as well.

runDisney Race Recap: Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

Hi everyone! I'm so excited to introduce myself as the newest runDisney correspondent for Walt Disney World for Grown-ups! I have been running and racing since high school and in the past year have discovered the joy of running Disney races. I can't wait to share my experiences with you, answer any questions you might have, and hopefully inspire you to join in the fun!

Working Out While On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

A regular exercise can reduce stress and improve overall well being, but for many guests vacation means a two-week hiatus from their regular fitness routine. However, if fitness is your passion there's no reason time away has to put a crimp in your style. The Walt Disney World Resort offers several world-class fitness options so guests don't have to leave healthy habits behind. Here are three fantastic options for vacation workouts.

2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend Gets A Royal Up-Do!

Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort has become one of the premier women's running events in the nation, and next year it's getting royal addition! Princesses will be able to challenge themselves even more with an Enchanted 10K and a two-race challenge to add a little more bling to your castle.

Senses: A Disney Spa at Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Sitting on the shore of the Seven Seas Lagoon at the majestic Grand Floridian Resort, the newly-remodeled spa, owned and operated by Disney, brings a touch of Victorian elegance together with modern touches, and a little Disney whimsy to take your senses on a journey of delight.

New runDisney Vinylmations for 2013 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

There's a new Vinylmation in town! Recently announced is the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Vinylmation. The new figure will be released on January 10, 2013 and will retail for $12.95. It is not clear if it will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo or just at D-Street in Downtown Disney.

Disney's Deluxe Resort Hotels

For folks who love to hit the parks and don't spend much time at their hotel during vacation, Disney's Value resorts are fantastic. But what if you're looking to slow down, and take it easy? Can you even do that at Walt Disney World? I say you can, and that Disney's Deluxe Resorts are the perfect place to escape for a relaxed and luxurious grown up vacation.

It's the Walt Disney World Marathon's 20th Anniversary

Coming in 2013 the Walt Disney World Marathon will be celebrating it's 20th Anniversary Race during a fun filled weekend of activities for all ages. Race weekend (January 10th-13th, 2013) hosts fun events for families to enjoy that stress the importance of physical fitness for every age.