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Disney News Round-up For Friday, September 28th, 2018

Let's get right to it! There were a couple of fun announcements made regarding Epcot's Holidays Around The World celebration, including an the announcement of four more celebrity narrators for Epcot's Candlelight Processional. This leaves all but two celebrity spots left to be filled. Check out our updated list of 2018 Holiday Happenings At Walt Disney World to see who they are.

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: Holiday Eats at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Houston Astros Celebrate at the Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another installment of our Disney news round-up. Today we have details on holiday eats including new treats at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the World Series celebration at the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

runDisney Round-Up: Winner of the Star Wars Half Marathon: The Dark Side, Registration Dates for Disney’s Princess Half Marathon, and More

Happy Monday! And congratulations to you if you participated in any of the events in the Star Wars Half Marathon: The Dark Side weekend. Today we have some runDisney news including the winner of the Half Marathon!

Disney News Round-up: Full Menus for Flower and Garden Festival Announced, Disney Rolls Out MagicBand 2.0, and More

Happy Monday! We have some fun news today including the full menus for the 2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Outdoor Kitchens, and an update on the rollout of the MagicBand 2.0. Let's check out what's happening in today's round-up.

Disney News Round-up: Delicious Disney Chef Series Returns, Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, and More

Happy Friday! Whew...we made it through the first full week of 2017! Everyone doing OK? We have a few news stories in today's round-up including the return of the Delicious Disney Chef Series. And this weekend is Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.

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.

Disney News Round-up: Sale Dates Announced for runDisney Events, Disney Charging Package Handling Fee, and More

Happy Wednesday! We made it to the middle of another busy week and today we have a few bits of Disney news to share with you including a new fee for Disney resort guests, speculation about a possible new home for the Osborne Lights, and much more. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-up: Disney Parks Moms Panel Applications Open, Princess Jasmine Makeover, and More

Happy Friday and welcome to today's Disney news round-up! In today's new we're talking about the applications for the 2017 Disney Parks Moms Panel, a new runDisney race season and much more. Let's check out what's been going on.

Disney News Round-up: Celebrate the Jungle Cruise’s 45th Anniversary, runDisney Race Enhancements, and More

We're back with another roundup of Disney news for the week. Summer might be winding down in a few weeks, but that doesn't mean things are slowing down at Disney World! This fall the Magic Kingdom is celebrating its 45th anniversary, and that means many of the park's attractions are also celebrating that milestone!

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Break Out Your Training Tiaras For The 2020 Princess Half Marathon Weekend

Once again Princesses from around the globe are preparing for Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend. The annual event will take place at the Walt Disney World Resort from February 20 "23, 2020! As always the runDisney crowd is sure to have a good time as their travel the miles on foot to earn their tiaras.

A New Route For The 2020 Walt Disney World Marathon

Disney has a few fun changes in store for the runners of the 2020 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events, presented by Cigna. More than 100,000 runners and spectators are expected to participate during the annual five-day event happening January 8th through 12th, 2020.

Tips For Managing Nutrition At Walt Disney World

Many people feel like vacations are a time to let it all go, relax, and simply take the world as it come. I've even heard it said that calories don't count at Disney! I love the way that sounds, but the truth is that many people need to be able to maintain a healthful way of eating while on vacation just as much as they do at home. Indulging comes with the territory when you travel, but there's no reason good nutrition has to go completely off the rails simply because you're away from home. Use a combination of these simple tips to help keep your meal plan on track.

Registration Opens For runDisney's Virtual 5K Series

Registration is now open for Summer of 2019 runDisney Virtual 5K Series. The annual trio of events consists of three 5Ks, and even a challenge option. This year the virtual series of 5Ks celebrating Marvel's 80th Anniversary. Channel your inner super hero and take part in any one of the races to earn a powerful medal, or complete all three for the challenge medal too! The runDisney Virtual Series is the perfect opportunity to push yourself higher, further, and faster to a healthier you.

2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Medals

Bring on the bling! A first look at the medals for the 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend events have been released. With an interesting take on the medal art this year, each of the medals features a different Disney Princess giving it her all to race towards the finish line. The Half Marathon is a symphony in pink (not blue) with Princess Aurora , hair flowing in the wind as she runs.

Did Not Finish: My runDisney Princess Half Marathon Story

They say that it's all about the journey, not the destination, and that was certainly true when I made an attempt at completing the 10th Anniversary runDisney Princess Half Marathon this past February. I'll tell you the ending right now - I did not finish. However, I truly think that trying was a rewarding and exhilarating experience. So if you're considering a runDisney Half, but just aren't sure you can, read on to find out why I think you should go for it.

Catch The Sprit As Princess Half Marathon Weekend Kicks Off at Walt Disney World

On Friday I'm headed down for the 10th annual runDisney Princess Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort, sponsored by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. More than 50,000 of my closest friends and I will don our tutus and tiaras to walk and run in the events at the largest women-focused running event in the nation.

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: Tips For Carb-Load at Walt Disney World

Carb-loading, runners talk about it, but how many actually know how it should be done? What seems like a great excuse for a pizza and pasta party on the sports teams of our youth, needs to be delved into a little further as adults heading out for a Disney Half Marathon and beyond. We've got a few great tips to get the most out of your Walt Disney World pre-race carb-load.

runDisney: Thinking About Race Fuel and Hydration

runDisney is fabulous at getting people off the couch and training to run any of their exciting and unique race events. However one thing many previous non-athletes don't understand is that completing an endurance race isn't just about covering a distance, but a need to fuel your body properly so that you can make it across the finish line in the upright position. A steadfast rule of endurance sports is "Nothing New On Race Day," this means that while you're training for your runDisney race-cation, you also need to be coming up with a sustainable plan to fuel your run.