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Walt Disney World News This Week

Hey! It's been a while since we've had a news round-up around here, so let's take on the flurry information that has been swirling the internet about what's going on down at the Walt Disney World Resort. We've got notes on refurbishments and new resort systems being tested, the winner of the Walt Disney World Marathon, a brand new runDisney event, and the introduction of the 2018 Disney Moms Panel. So keep on reading to discover all that's happening!

Disney News Round-Up: New runDisney Digital Event Guides, Culinary Treats at Epcot’s Festival of the Arts, and More

Happy Wednesday! As we inch closer to the holiday weekend there is still a bit of Disney news out there to look at. Today we're checking out the all-new digital event guides from runDisney and a few more bits of fun news.

Registration for 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Opens April 26

The 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is scheduled for January 4-8, 2017 at the Walt Disney World Resort. Registration for the weekend's race events open April 26 at 12 p.m. ET at the runDisney website.

Fredison Costa Wins Third Consecutive Walt Disney World Marathon

For the third year in a row Brazilian runner Fredison Costa has won the Walt Disney World Marathon. His finish time was 2:33:24. Costa has won the Marathon five times in the last six years.

Castaway Cay Challenge Part of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Events

Registration for the 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events has been open for just about two days and several races are already sold out. But if you're looking to add a little tropical fun to the Marathon Weekend, you can register for the Disney Castaway Cay Challenge 5K run.

Registration for 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Opens at Noon on April 28

Lace up those running shoes and get ready. The registration for the 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend races opens at 12 p.m. ET today, April 28. In the past few years the runDisney races have been selling out in near record time and it's likely that today won't be any different. So on your mark, get set, GO!

New Merchandise Revealed for 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon

The 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon is just a few weeks away and runDisney recently released a sneak peek of the new merchandise items that will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo during the race weekend.

runDisney Announces Race Schedule for 2015-16 Season at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland

The official runDisney schedule for the 2015-16 race season has been released and it includes nine popular races.

The season kicks off with the 2015 Expedition Everest Challenge at Walt Disney World Resort on May 1-2, 2015. Registration for this race opens December 16, 2014.

The second race weekend on the schedule is the 2015 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend presented by PANDORA Jewelry at the Disneyland Resort on May 7-10, 2015. This event is already sold out.

runDisney Reveals Inaugural Castaway Cay Challenge Medal

The first-ever runDisney Castaway Cay Challenge takes place in January after the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, and Disney recently offered a sneak peek of the finisher medal.

The medal features the Disney Cruise Line logo and an image of a Disney Cruise Line ship in addition to Cinderella Castle.

‘Goofy Giveback’ Announced for 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

If you were hoping to run the Walt Disney World Marathon or Half Marathon only to be disappointed that they had sold out, listen up.

Due to an overwhelming fan response after a recent episode of ABC's Extreme Weight Loss, runDisney announced the 'Goofy Giveback' giving runners a chance to participate in the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon and Half Marathon.