Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Presented by Cigna

January 8-12, 2019

5:30 a.m.

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5 teams and 27 participants have raised $41,578.89

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Walt Disney Marathon Weekend:

If you like to whistle while you work out, or if you’re looking to trade in your glass slippers for a pair of running shoes, then you’re in luck! The American Cancer Society is thrilled to announce its brand-new partnership with runDisney!

Join us at Walt Disney World® Resort for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend! This event is perfect for both first-time runners and seasoned endurance athletes. Run through Walt Disney World®before the park opens to guests! Along the way, you’ll enjoy entertainment, costumes, and your favorite Disney characters cheering you on!

All DetermiNation runners will enjoy specially-priced Walt Disney World® hotel and ticket rates, exclusive Disney swag, and an American Cancer Society hosted race weekend get together! Your American Cancer Society staff partner will be there every step of the way, to provide you with training tips, newsletters, and fundraising resources to help you reach your fundraising goal.

New this year: All participants are required to purchase a package with a minimum two-night hotel accommodation at an approved Disney Resort and a two-day park passes. Hotel and park pass requirements may be waived for DVC members and Annual Passholders. Proof of residency/booking is required.* Your ACS staff partner will connect you with our Disney travel agency (Park & Preston) who will help you make reservations and design your ideal Disney travel experience.

Fundraising options:

  • Have your own spot? We'd love ot have you on our team! Click Sign Up and choose "I have my own entry". 

When you join the American Cancer Society DetermiNation endurance event program, you join our nationwide community of athletes and get the best localized support, training, and fundraising tools to help you achieve your personal victory. Your participation allows the American Cancer Society to help people facing cancer today and find cures to end the disease tomorrow. Thank you for making your miles more meaningful... and more magical!

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Top Participants
  1. I Made a Donation Laurie Melen - $4,627.00
  2. I Made a Donation Peter Brookhart - $3,600.00
  3. I Made a Donation Andrea Walens - $3,180.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Run for Cancer - $10,115.20
  2. Wonder Woman - $3,198.00
  3. Ultimate BULLievers - $2,937.69

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  1 -  George Hacks       ($50.00)