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Disney News Round-Up: Princess Half Marathon Happening Now, Update on Pandora - The World of Avatar, and More

Happy Friday! We did it, we made it through the week. And now we have some Disney news to share, including a really cool video about Pandora - The World of Avatar, which opens in May at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Let's check out what's happening.

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train are Two of the Highlights for 2014 at Walt Disney World

Next year promises to be a very magical year for guests at the Walt Disney World Resort with the opening of a new attraction and the debut of a new parade at the Magic Kingdom, plus much more.

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is set to open in the spring of 2014, completing the New Fantasyland expansion at the Magic Kingdom. The ride takes guests on a musical ride through the mines, and was inspired by the classic animated film.

Children’s Miracle Network Named as Presenting Sponsor for Disney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend

Children's Miracle Network has been named as the presenting sponsor for the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort.

As the presenting sponsor the Network will have the opportunity to raise awareness and fundraising for the Network's 170 children's hospitals.

runDisney Releases New Medals for the Princess Half Marathon and the Tinker Bell Half Marathon

Runners participating in Disneyland's Tinker Bell Half Marathon and Disney's Princess Half Marathon races can look forward to new designs on the race medals.

runDisney released the new designs for the medals for the Princess Half Marathon, the Enchanted 10K, the Glass Slipper Challenge, and the Tinker Bell Half Marathon and the Tinker Bell 10K.

Tinker Bell Half Marathon Sold Out, Other Races Filling Up Quickly

If you're planning on running any races during the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend or the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend, you better run to your computers and register now.

The Tinker Bell Half Marathon sold out within two days after registration opened, and the Glass Slipper Challenge and Enchanted 10K race during the Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World are also sold out.

Events during runDisney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend are Quickly Filling Up

It's been a little more than a week since the registration for runDisney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend opened, and the events are quickly filling up.

Registration opened at noon on June 11 for all Princess Half Marathon events, and within a few hours the new-for-2014 Glass Slipper Challenge was sold out. As of press time, the Enchanted 10K was at 99 percent capacity while the Princess Half Marathon was at 65 percent capacity.

Details Announced for runDisney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World

Princesses, it's time to find your tiara. runDisney has recently announced details and prices for the 2014 Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World.

Race events include the Princess Half Marathon, the Royal Family 5K, the Enchanted 10K, the Glass Slipper Challenge, kids races, a pasta party, breakfast, and the Fit for a Princess Expo.

Rachel Booth Wins 2013 Princess 1/2 Marathon

More than 26,000 runners lined up in the dark hours of the morning to participate in the 2013 Princess 1/2 Marathon. A mostly female field came from 34 different countries to share in this amazing and memorable 5th Anniversary race. The youngest runner in the field was a youthful 14 years old; the oldest a spritely 98.

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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.

runDisney: Finding A Training Plan To That Works For You

With their unique locations, and fun on course entertainment, runDisney has helped to inspire thousands of non-runners to lace up their sneakers and give the sport of road running a try. Whether you want to run a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, or Full Marathon; whether you are just starting out, or you have been running for years, pre-race training is important to help you accomplish your goal.

runDisney Motivates Me To Be Better

My friends know that I'll come up with just about any reason for a Walt Disney World vacation, but recently I've dedicated myself to one of my craziest plans yet. yes indeed - I signed up to run the 2018 Princess Half Marathon. Coming out of a long term health crisis I needed motivation to regain my previous fitness and stamina. So why did I chose to runDisney rather than complete a race closer to home? Sure - a fabulous vacation surrounding the race weekend was part of it, but runDisney provides more than just a stretch of road.

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.

Why More and More Women Are Signing Up to runDisney

Women-only running events (95% or greater female) are on the rise, with over 200 events in 2011. Women of all ages, all shapes and sizes, and all athletic abilities are coming together to take on the challenge of conquering a long distance run. There is a sense of camaraderie and a lack of inhibition at these events that have women flocking to run.

runDisney News & Updates

It has been quite an exciting few weeks in the world of runDisney. Race season officially began over Labor Day weekend with the Disneyland Half Marathon and Jimmy Gabrow set a new course record by winning the race in 1:05! Cars Land was the main focus of the weekend beginning with the Cars Land 5K Rally that finished with racers running down Route 66. Half marathoners also had the chance to run through Cars Land on their course, many through a sea of neon in the morning darkness.

runDisney: There’s Something For Everyone

runDisney events are increasing in popularity every year. It is so great to see more people adopting a healthy lifestyle in order to participate in these events. Disney is doing a great job of diversifying their races to appeal to runners at all levels. From walkers, to moderate runners, to experienced marathoners, there is something for everyone.

Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend

Who says fairytales don't come true? They sure do during Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend! Where else do you get to run through Cinderella's Castle, meet your favorite princes and princesses, and get a "crown" for finishing?!