Health and Fitness Expo
Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex is certainly worth the trip alone! This 220 acre facility is host to more than 170 amateur and professional events each year. This three day Expo is a real crowd pleaser complete with celebrity runner appearances, seminars on training, racing, nutrition, and the latest in running and fitness equipment.
The Expo will feature a Speaker Series with celebrities of the sport interacting with all who attend. There will be a Questions-and-Answers session as well as time to get your favorite celebrity runner’s autograph!
All runners will attend the expo for race number, T-shirt, and packet pick up.
For more information regarding dates and times for any of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events, please visit the race website at www.disneyworldmarathon.com for additional information.
There will also be a variety of Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend merchandise for sale. You can also check the race website for information about a variety of commemorative items to help you celebrate your special accomplishment, including limited edition pins, collectible posters featuring your running picture, fine art prints and personalized plaques engraved with your name and chip time. Official race photos on the course and at the finish line will be posted one week after the event.
The long standing Disney commitment to produce unparalleled recreational and entertainment experiences will exceed your wildest imagination during the entire Marathon Weekend. Count on Disney to create a one-of-a-kind running experience that offers creative fun, unique and thrilling attractions, and of course, magic galore. This world class marathon event lives up to the Disney name in every way possible. Depend on Disney for the utmost in pre-race planning, race organization, and their amazing array of amenities in the world’s number one vacation destination—a magical experience for all before, during, and after the races!
Welcome to Walt Disney World
With 47 square miles, Walt Disney World is twice the size of Manhattan! It contains four major theme parks plus water parks, and other attractions. And although a visit there figures prominently in every kid’s wish list, you don’t have to be a kid to have a great time. There are many decidedly grown-up amenities, including golf courses, spas and fine hotels and restaurants.
Thousands of visitors fly into Orlando, the point of arrival for most Disney vacationers. It is easy to get to with an abundance of flights from all around the country. Located two hours from Tampa to the west, St Augustine to the northeast, it is within one hour of the Kennedy Space Center and many Atlantic beaches. The area has many other interesting offerings including nature and wildlife viewing, historic and cultural activities, and other recreational activities that are a part its unique vibrancy.
Registration is currently open for the Walt Disney World Marathon, Goofy Race and a Half Challenge, Disney’s Family Fun Run 5K, and Mickey’s Marathon Kids’ Festival. These races are filling up quickly so don’t delay, your happy ending is just waiting for you. There has never been a better time to bring the whole family to celebrate everyone’s achievement. This is one racing opportunity where the fun doesn’t end when you cross the finish line. Take advantage of this unique experience to participate in a world class sporting event and enjoy all of the amenities of the world’s number one vacation destination; a place and a race where dreams really can come true.