Disney Marathon Weekend Draws Global Runners for Central Florida’s Largest Sports Event

Visual Live Feed, Entertaining Live Shot Opportunities and Compelling Human Interest Stories Available Throughout the Weekend

Central Florida’s largest sporting event happens this weekend as more than 100,000 runners and spectators from across the nation and more than 65 countries are expected to participate in various events during the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna. Many are participating in one or more events, including more than 26,000 runners in the 26.2-mile marathon which goes through all four Disney theme parks.

The inaugural Race Director Challenge involving 25 industry professionals, including some from the World Marathon Majors, will compete in the half marathon. A schedule of race events is below:

Walt Disney World 5K presented by Cigna

Thursday, 6:15 am

Walt Disney World 10K presented by Cigna

Friday, 5:30 am

Walt Disney World Half Marathon presented by Cigna

Saturday, 5:30 am

Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Cigna

Sunday, 5:30 am

Media interested in covering the weekend events must contact Disney Sports PR in advance to arrange for credentials and arrive by 3:45 am for live coverage of the start and finish lines of the half and full marathon.

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