2009 WALT DISNEY WORLD®
January 8 - 11,
CHANCE TO REGISTER!
The full marathon has reached 99% of capacity. Convince your
friends to run with you and to
secure their spot today!
REGISTRATION VERIFICATION AND ELECTRONIC
your registration in the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon and Half
Marathon. With the new electronic waiver system, make sure to
update your information in order to expedite the waiver process.
Verify your registration and information to ensure that everything
is set to compete in January! Keep an eye out for the link to the
electronic waiver in the next newsletter and on the website.
PROOF OF TIME
If you believe you will finish the Half Marathon in less than 2:45
hours or the Marathon in less than 5:00 hours, proof of time is
required by November 15. Corral placement is based on proof of time.
Acceptable forms of proof of time are either a photocopy of
a finisher's certificate or a print out of race results. All forms of
proof of time must be from a marathon, half marathon or any race 10K
or longer, after July 1, 2006. If you do not provide proof of time
you will be placed in the last start corral. Email proof of time to
BAR PACE TIP - Marathon Pace Runs
Each week, try to do
some running at your goal
marathon pace, if not a little faster. Do a 2-mile warm-up, then try
to run for 3 miles at your goal pace, followed by a 2-mile
cool-down. Each week add a mile until you reach 6 miles at race
pace, then alternate adding a mile with going back to 6 miles each
week (7 miles, back to 6 miles the next week, 8 miles, back to 6,
etc.) until you build up to 10-12 miles at race pace.
Register for either
the Half Marathon or Marathon Pace Team today!
Are your friends and family looking to be a part of the WALT DISNEY
WORLD® Marathon Weekend without having to run a single race? Then they
should sign up to be a Sports Enthusiast! Sports Enthusiast
opportunities are now available for the 2009 Disney’s Health &
Fitness Expo benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and PE4life.
Shifts are offered on Thursday, January 8, Friday, January 9, and
Saturday, January 10, 2009, located at Disney’s Wide World of
Sports® Complex. As a volunteer you will receive one commemorative
piece of apparel, one meal per shift, and the opportunity to receive
a WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort 1 Day (1 Theme Park) ticket.
Check the website for more details!
POST RACE PARTY
Run to the Fun and join us at Downtown Disney® West Side for the
Marathon Weekend Post-Race Celebration! Check out your race results while
enjoying all that Downtown Disney® West Side has to offer. Look for
the invitation with a special offer in your Marathon Weekend goody
Are you looking for the ultimate way to experience the WALT DISNEY
WORLD® Marathon Weekend? Then treat yourself to a Race Retreat
package! Pre-race you will have private restrooms, bag check and
designated stretching area while awaiting you post-race will be
limited edition Marathon Weekend workout towels and flip-flops, a
full brunch, Disney Character greetings, concierge level treatment
and more! You can even register for the 2010 Marathon, Half Marathon
and Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge before everyone else! Packages
will be available for pick up at Disney’s Health & Fitness Expo.
Registration for the Race Retreat is limited, so
register today to ensure your spot!
EAT & GREET WITH YOUR FAVORITE DISNEY
Spaces are quickly filling up for the newest addition to the 2009
WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend! Sign up today for this unique
dining opportunity that is only available to Marathon Weekend
participants and their friends and family. This exclusive and
unforgettable dining experience will be a treat for yourself and the
whole family. Greet your Favorite Disney Characters while enjoying a
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and sign up today!
From event pins to ChampionChips to race photos, celebrate your race
weekend achievements by purchasing the commemorative items that will
keep your memories for all time.
Click here for more details!
COAST TO COAST CHALLENGE
Do you want the ultimate test in endurance with a Disney twist? Then
join the Coast to Coast Challenge! If you complete both the WALT
DISNEY WORLD® Marathon and the DISNEYLAND® Half Marathon in the
SAME calendar year, then you will receive an additional medal
commemorating your achievement. You are automatically entered into
the Coast to Coast Challenge when you register and complete both
Registration for the
2009 Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend is now open! To help
you in your challenge, use the promotional code RunDLR09 when
registering between now and December 31 to receive the discounted
entry fee of $105 - that is $15 off the regular $120 fee.
Register early to ensure your spot!