Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

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Fredison Costa of Brazil Wins Second Straight Walt Disney World Marathon

The 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon has come to a close and Brazilian runner Fredison Costa was the first to cross the finish line. This is the fourth win for Costa in the last five years. Brazilian runners dominated the finish line with Trindade Mateus coming in second; Joao Fonseca finished third and past Disney Marathon champion Adriano Bastos was fourth . Giovanna Martins of Brazil was the top female winner, finishing the marathon in 2:50:20.

2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Sells Out

Less than four months after registration opened, the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon has sold out, making it one of the fastest marathon sell-outs in runDisney history.

More than 26,000 registered runners are set to participate in the Disney Marathon Weekend on January 8-12, 2014, with 13,500 signed up to run the 26.2 miles that make up the marathon.

Updates on the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Registration for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend opened at noon on April 9, and within hours the brand new Walt Disney World 10K was sold out. In addition to the 10K, the Family Fun Run 5K is also sold out. At press time the Dopey Challenge was at 99 percent capacity.

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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.