Walt Disney World Marathon Celebrates 20th Anniversary in January 2013

The 20th Anniversary edition of the Walt Disney World Marathon will be held the weekend of January 10-13, 2013.

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A record field of more than 65,000 runners, including several well-known running legends and celebrities (like Drew Carey, Gilles Marini, and Joey Fatone), will be participating, making this the largest marathon festival weekend in America.

Unique features await the marathon runners – a new Mickey Mouse medal, enhanced entertainment along Mile 20 to commemorate the 20th anniversary, a post-race party at Downtown Disney, and some new course twists (the 26.2-mile route goes through the Walt Disney World Speedway and Champion Stadium).

Spectators are welcome, and there are reserved seating packages available in addition to a limited number of complimentary spots.

For more information, visit rundisney.com.

[Photo courtesy of Walt Disney World]

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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