‘Walt Disney World Marathon’ Category

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2012 Walt Disney World Marathon (B-roll and Soundbites) – Brazilian runner Fredison Costa did it again, holding off his heavily-favored countryman Adriano Bastos on Sunday to win his second straight Walt Disney World Marathon presented by Cigna, finishing in 2:19:01. Renee High of Virginia Beach, VA., was the first woman to cross the line. High, who is scheduled to run the marathon at the US Olympic Trials ...
Run to Read (VNR) – Janet Heilman, an elementary school principal in Reading, Pa., found a novel way to inspire her entire school to read more books. Heilman, 43, challenged the 680 students at her school to each read 26 books to correspond with the 26.2 miles she ran Sunday at the Walt Disney World Marathon. At last count on ...
Run to Read (In her own words) – Janet Heilman, an elementary school principal in Reading, Pa., found a novel way to inspire her entire school to read more books. Heilman, 43, challenged the 680 students at her school to each read 26 books to correspond with the 26.2 miles she ran Sunday at the Walt Disney World Marathon. At last count on ...
Brazil’s Costa Establishes New Streak at Dramatic Walt Disney World Marathon – Brazilian runner wins second straight Disney Marathon after fierce battle with perennial winner Adriano Bastos; Virginia Beach’s Renee High easily wins women’s title; field of more than 16,500 pushes weekend total to record 56,000 runners LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2012) - Brazilian runner Fredison Costa did it again, holding off his heavily-favored countryman ...
2012 Walt Disney World Marathon – (JAN. 8, 2012): Runners start the 19th annual Walt Disney World Marathon at 5:35 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2012 at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The 26.2-mile race, with a field of 26,500 registered runners from all 50 U.S. states and more than 60 international countries, took athletes through all four ...
2012 Walt Disney World Half Marathon (VNR) – More than 26,500 runners who completed the 13.1-mile race that took runners through the Magic Kingdom and Epcot theme parks. The race was won by Jose De Morais (1:10:12). The women’s winner was Rosa Chacha in a time of 1:16:43. The Disney Half Marathon is part of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, which features a ...
Ethan Zohn’s Battle with Cancer (VNR) – Ethan Zohn and Jenna Morasca, who appeared on reality TV shows Survivor and The Amazing Race, were a part of the Disney Half Marathon on Saturday at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando. Zohn and Morasca were among the more than 26,500 runners who completed the 13.1-mile race that took runners through the Magic Kingdom and ...
Reality Star From ‘Survivor’ Battles Cancer (In his own words) – Ethan Zohn and Jenna Morasca, who appeared on reality TV shows Survivor and The Amazing Race, were a part of the Disney Half Marathon on Saturday at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando. Zohn and Morasca were among the more than 26,500 runners who completed the 13.1-mile race that took runners through the Magic Kingdom and ...
Wounded Warrior Participates in runDisney Event (VNR) – Matias Ferreira, a 22-year-old Marine who lost both his legs in combat, ran his first half marathon Saturday thanks to new prosthetic legs. Ferreira, a Lance Corporal in the Marines, was severely injured when he accidentally jumped on top of an IED while on safety patrol in Afghanistan a year ago. After extensive rehab, Ferreira ...
Wounded Warrior Participates in First Walt Disney World Half Marathon (In His Own Words) – Matias Ferreira, a 22-year-old Marine who lost both his legs in combat, ran his first half marathon Saturday thanks to new prosthetic legs. Ferreira, a Lance Corporal in the Marines, was severely injured when he accidentally jumped on top of an IED while on safety patrol in Afghanistan a year ago. After extensive rehab, Ferreira ...

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