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2010
Walt Disney World Marathon Fast Facts

 

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SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE:
  A record registration field of 55,500
runners is set for the 2010 Disney Marathon Weekend ‰ÛÒ a four-day ‰ÛÏweekend‰Û
event (Jan. 7-10, 2010) that consists of the Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Disney-Pixar
Up
& Away Family Fun Run 5K, Mickey‰Ûªs Marathon Kids‰Ûª Fest and
Disney‰Ûªs Health and Fitness Expo.

 

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READY TO RUN:
  Almost 24,000 athletes are registered for the full marathon
and more than 23,000 are registered for the half marathon ‰ÛÒ the event‰Ûªs two
signature races.

 

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THE RACE FOR THE LARGEST WEEKEND:
Participant
numbers for 2009 placed the Walt Disney World Marathon weekend in second place
for the largest combination race weekend in the nation, behind Arizona‰Ûªs Rock ‰Û÷n‰Ûª
Roll Marathon weekend.

 

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IT‰ÛªS OK TO BE ‰Û÷GOOFY‰Ûª AT DISNEY WORLD:
  A capacity field of 7,500 athletes is
registered for the ‰ÛÏGoofy Race and a Half Challenge,‰Û an event that will
challenge runners to complete both the full marathon and half marathon ‰ÛÒ 39.3 miles
‰ÛÒ in consecutive days!

 

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PERFECTLY ‰Û÷GOOFY‰Ûª:
193 registered athletes will be
celebrating the fifth anniversary of the ‰ÛÏGoofy Race and a Half Challenge‰Û by
running in their fifth consecutive Goofy challenge.  These ‰ÛÏPerfectly Goofy‰Û participants will receive special
recognition throughout the weekend.

 

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UP
& AWAY FUN RUN 5K:  A capacity field of 5,500 athletes is
registered for the Disney-Pixar Up
& Away Family Fun Run 5K.  The annual ‰ÛÏfun run‰Û is held at the Epcot
theme park Jan. 8, 2010, at 7 a.m.

 

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ALL AGES WELCOME:
Over 2,500 children ranging from
infant to 13 years of age are registered for Mickey‰Ûªs Marathon Kids‰Ûª Fest.  Events include the diaper dash, 100, 200
and 400 yard race, and a timed Mickey Mile.  Events take place on Jan. 8 and Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. at the
soon-to-be-re-imagined ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

 



TOP
TEN STATES:
  There
are 14 states with more than 500 athletes registered in the full marathon
(listed with number of participants):



1.    
Florida – 6,312

2.    
New York – 1,166

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