Well yesterday registration opened to the general public for the 2015 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. Just like most RunDisney race registrations, they were swooped up really quickly. As of this morning almost everything is already sold out. The only thing that remains is the Marathon at 50% capacity and the Goofy Challenge.
RunDisney tweeted last night that there is still space available for the Goofy Challenge, but did not state a percentage, and it is not on the race’s page on RunDisney’s website.
Good luck if you still want to get in, looks like you will be doing 26.2 miles or 39.3 miles!
We have arrived at Walt Disney World for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. It was nice leaving home at 38 degrees and arriving at Disney at 73; however, it has been a rainy day.
After checking in at our resort, Disney’s Beach Club Villas, we headed to the EPSN Wide World of Sports for the Marathon Expo.
Inside at the Expo they had things very well organized. This is my 3rd year doing Marathon Weekend, and 2nd doing to Goofy’s Race And A Half Challenge, and things seemed to move far smoother. They have the Goofy & Dopey Challenge bib pickup area in a separate area from the individual races pickup.
The big hype for the Expo has been the RunDisney New Balance Running Shoes. The hype started before you even got inside the expo.
Because of the hype and 80,000 runners here, they lines were insane, so I passed on getting a pair here. I decided to wait until the Disneyland Half Marathon in September to purchase my Goofy’s. I had a friend, Michael who left Charleston at midnight, to be in line at 6am, for an 8:30am expo opening, to get their shoes. They were 30th in line and were successful! I will try and post a video of how joyous their son was to get his Goofy’s.
Well it is time to start monitoring the weather in Florida next weekend for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.
Here is the latest forecast.
This morning RunDisney released the Program Guide for the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.