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geetey
11-01-2004, 02:47 PM
I am going to post the newsletters that I have from the marathon because some are too old to be forwarded. I hope this helps those looking for this information! :teacher:

geetey
11-01-2004, 02:49 PM
2005 WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend Participant News - August 2004


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Welcome

Greetings from the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend Staff! In this email, you will find

information about:

Registration Updates

Updating Your Contact Information

Team In Training

Special Congratulations to Christine Miller!

Volunteer Opportunities

The Endurance Series at the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort

Training Tips from the Race Staff

Runner Resources


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Registration Updates

As of August 1, the final registration capacity for this year's races has been determined. The Half Marathon and Full Marathon will both accept 12,000 registered runners, for a combined total of 24,000 participants. At this time, approximately 500 spots remain in the Half Marathon while just over 1,500 spots are available in the Full Marathon. If you run with a club or a group of friends, be sure to let them know that time is running out to join you as a participant at the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend in January. Check disneyworldsports.com for weekly registration updates. Of course there is no capacity on fans, so you still have time to recruit your friends and family members to come along and cheer you on!

Military Division Reminder In last month's e-mail we announced our new Military Division, open to active, retired and reserve members of the U.S. military from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy. If you are eligible to compete in this division but did not indicate that you are a member of a branch of the U.S. military in your race registration, and you have not yet contacted us with this information, please send an email to emmi2@emmi.com with your name, address, and military division.



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Updating Your Contact Information

As summer comes to an end, we will be preparing to send out your Official WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend Program filled with important information for your trip preparation. In order to help ensure that you receive your program in a timely manner, we want to make sure we have your current contact information. If your physical mailing address or e-mail address has changed since you registered for your WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend event, please send an e-mail to emmi2@emmi.com with your name, event, and new contact information.


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Team in Training
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training is the official race beneficiary of the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend. In 2004, Team in Training runners at the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend raised over $6.5 million for leukemia research and patient services. For more information about the Team in Training program, visit http://www.teamintraining.org/ or call 1-800-482-TEAM.


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Congratulations to Christine Miller!
The WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend Staff wishes to congratulate Christine Miller of Albuquerque, New Mexico, winner of the Rodale, Inc. WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend Sweepstakes! Christine is a member of the Team in Training and looks forward to making the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon her first marathon experience!

Congratulations and Good Luck!


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Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteers are needed on behalf of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to assist with the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend. Volunteer activities include water stops, food stops, course monitors, and chip removal. Interested friends and family can get more information or register online at disneyworldsports.com, under "SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS".


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Discover the World: Disney's Pop Century Resort

About the Resort: The past is a blast at this new value resort! From jukeboxes, bowling pins and 8-track tapes, to laptops and cell phones, the memorabilia, crazes, and catch phrases that defined the 20th century surround you at this resort. This Resort is "big" on everything but price!

Location: Disney's Pop Century Resort is located in the Disney's Wide World of Sports® Complex resort area.

Benefit to Marathon Weekend Participants: Disney's Pop Century Resort is located on Victory Way, just down the road from Disney's Wide World of Sports® Complex, the site of Disney's Health & Fitness Expo - Presented by TYLENOL® 8 Hour.

For More Information: Email Disney Sports Travel at mailto:wdw.disney.sports.travel@disney.com or call at (407) 939-7810.


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The Endurance Series at WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Resort
Upcoming events at the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort include:

Disney's International Distance Triathlon: September 26, 2004 - Register Today!

WALT DISNEY WORLD® Cross Country Classic - presented by Foot Locker: October 8-9, 2004 - More Info

2004 Komen Central Florida Race For The Cure“ 5K: October 9, 2004 - More Info

Disney's 10K Classic - presented by Foot Locker: October 10, 2004 - More Info

Introducing a new Military Division for Disney's International Distance Triathlon and Disney's 10K Classic - presented by Foot Locker!


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Training Tips
While warm days are nice for the beach, they're not always comfortable or safe for running. Fortunately, heat-related problems such as dehydration and hyperthermia can be avoided with a few simple considerations and precautions. Read More.


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Runner Resources
1.) Hotel/Travel package questions: wdw.disney.sports.travel@disney.com
2.) Online registration questions: info@signmeupsports.com
3.) General event questions: emmi2@emmi.com


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If you do not wish to receive, at this email address, future commercial emails from Walt Disney Parks & Resorts and other Disney entities advertising or promoting Walt Disney World® products and services, click here.

This is a commercial advertising and promotional email from:

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Attn: Sports Marketing Manager
3281 Sherberth Road
Kissimmee, Florida 34747

geetey
11-01-2004, 02:50 PM
2005 WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Marathon Weekend Participant E-Newsletter - September 2004 Welcome

Greetings from the WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Marathon Weekend Staff! In this email, you will find

information about:

Registration Update

WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Marathon Weekend Merchandise

Disney's Health & Fitness Expo - presented by TYLENOL“ 8-Hour

Disney's Family Fun Run 5K and Kids' Races

Disney's 10K Classic Weekend

Discover the World: Disney's Contemporary Resort

Training Tips

Runner Resources


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Registration Update

Registration for the Marathon and Half Marathon has officially closed. The races have reached the combined course capacity of 24,000 runners.


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WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Marathon Merchandise
For the first time ever, we are excited to announce that WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Marathon Weekend merchandise is available for purchase on-line! Choose from a great selection of designs for women, men, and children, including a brand new "26.2 Run Disney" line of apparel and a special Marathon t-shirt available exclusively on-line. What a great way to get you and your family even more excited about your trip to the WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Marathon Weekend!

Click here to start shopping!


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Disney's Health & Fitness Expo - Presented by TYLENOL“ 8-Hour
Disney's Health & Fitness Expo - Presented by TYLENOL“ 8 Hour is pleased to welcome all Marathon Weekend participants, guests, and the general public for a two-day celebration focused on health and fitness at Disney's Wide World of Sports“ Complex, January 7-8, 2005. The event will feature celebrity runner appearances, the latest trends in apparel, technology and fitness equipment, as well as seminars on training, racing, and nutrition.

Every Marathon and Half Marathon participant must attend the Expo to receive his or her event packet and race number. To receive these items, participants will be required to present a pick-up card, signed waiver, and a photo I.D. (Reminder: Your pick-up card and waiver will be mailed to you with your event program. You should receive your program in the mail around the first week of November.)

For more information about the Expo, click here.


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Disney's Family Fun Run 5K and Kids' Races
The Family Fun Run 5K will start at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2005. The course will start in the EPCOT“ Guest Parking Lot and wind through the eleven nations of the World Showcase. The Kids' Races will start at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2005 in the EPCOT“ Guest Parking Lot. Kids' Races will include:

400-yard dash for 7-8 year olds
300-yard dash for 5-6 year olds
200-yard dash for 3-4 year olds
100-yard dash for 1-2 year olds
Infant diaper dash for children 12 months and under
Click here for more information and to register your family for some fun running!


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Disney's 10K Classic Weekend - October 8-10, 2004

It's yet another weekend of running at WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Resort! Registration is still open for these three great events:

WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Cross Country Classic - presented by Foot Locker October 8-9 - More Info

Komen Central Florida Race for the Cure“ 5K - October 9 - More Info

Disney's 10K Classic - presented by Foot Locker - October 10 - More Info


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Discover the World: Disney's Contemporary Resort

About the Resort: A true Disney masterpiece of powerful, dramatic design. Sleek monorails glide smoothly through the 14-story tower and over the attractive garden wings. Acclaimed dining, wondrous shopping, recreational activities and blissful relaxation are among the pleasures available at this resort.

Location: Disney's Contemporary Resort is one of the Magic Kingdom“ Resorts surrounding the Seven Seas Lagoon.

Benefit to Marathon Weekend Participants: Disney's Contemporary Resort is one of three resort stops for the WALT DISNEY WORLD“ Monorail, and it's the only stop where the monorail actually runs inside the resort. On race morning, Marathon and Half Marathon participants will be able to take the Monorail to the Ticket and Transportation Center where they will then transfer to a second Monorail that will take them to Epcot“ for the start of the race. In addition, after the race, Half Marathoners can walk from the Half Finish Line to either Disney's Polynesian Resort or the Ticket and Transportation Center and catch a monorail back to Disney's Contemporary Resort. Marathoners will finish the race at Epcot“ and be able to take the Monorail system back to the resort as well. It couldn't be easier!

For More Information: Email Disney Sports Travel at wdw.disney.sports.travel@disneysports.com or call at (407) 939-7810.


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Training Tips from the Race Staff
We all want to put our best foot forward on race day. While the elements of weather and good old fashioned luck can“t be predicted, there are strategies that can be practiced in training to help get you the results you desire. Read More.


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Runner Resources
1.) Hotel/Travel package questions: wdw.disney.sports.travel@disneysports.com
2.) Online registration questions: info@signmeupsports.com
3.) General event questions: emmi2@emmi.com


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If you do not wish to receive, at this email address, future commercial emails from Walt Disney Parks & Resorts and other Disney entities advertising or promoting Walt Disney World® products and services, click here.

This is a commercial advertising and promotional email from:

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Attn: Sports Marketing Manager
3281 Sherberth Road
Kissimmee, Florida 34747

geetey
11-01-2004, 02:51 PM
2005 WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend Participant E-Newsletter - November 2004 Welcome

Greetings from the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend Staff! In this email, you will find

information about:

Introducing disneyworldmarathon.com

Registration Update

Commemorative ChampionChip

Spectator Information

WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Merchandise

Disney's Family Fun Run 5K and Kids' Races

Discover the World: Disney's Yacht Club Resort

Training Tips

Runner Resources


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Introducing disneyworldmarathon.com We are pleased to announce that there is now a brand new resource for you to receive information about the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend! disneyworldmarathon.com is now online and is your one-stop information center for the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend. Visit disneyworldmarathon.com for the latest race updates, facts about the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend, training tips, and to purchase the latest Marathon merchandise. Be sure to visit disneyworldmarathon.com for updates as your Marathon Weekend approaches! To visit disneyworldmarathon.com today, Click Here!




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Registration Update

Thank you for signing up to be a part of this year's WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend. Registration for both the Marathon and Half Marathon has officially closed. The races have reached the combined course capacity of 24,000 runners. Again, thanks for registering to be a part of the event, we are looking forward to seeing you on the starting line!


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ChampionChip Information When you pick up your race number at Disney's Health & Fitness Expo-Presented by TYLENOL® 8 Hour, you will also receive your ChampionChip. The ChampionChip records both your official and net time. The net time represents the time it takes you to get from the start mats to the finish line mats. The net time is used to determine your qualifying time for the 2005 or 2006 Boston Marathon. Commemorative WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend ChampionChips are available for purchase. If you purchase a ChampionChip, please email disneysports@emmi.com so that your race information can be updated. For more information on purchasing a commemorative WALT DISNEY WORLD Marathon Weekend ChampionChip, please Click Here!


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Spectator Information The excitement of the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon and Half Marathon is not limited to the runners alone. As always, spectators are invited to share in the fun of the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon and Half Marathon. If spectators plan to watch the start of the 2005 WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon and Half Marathon, they must arrive at Epcot® by 5:00 a.m. Please note that the viewing area for the start will be limited. To watch the first finishers, spectators should arrive at Epcot® no later than 7:15 a.m. Spectator guides will be available at Disney's Health and Fitness Expo presented by TYLENOL 8® Hour. For additional spectator viewing locations across the WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort, Click Here!


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WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Merchandise
As you continue to train for the upcoming WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend, you can prepare yourself and your family for the event by purchasing official race merchandise on-line. This is the first year that Marathon merchandise has been available on-line prior to the race! There are several great items available for purchase including the exciting new "26.2 Run Disney" line of merchandise. With the holiday season approaching, remember that Official WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon merchandise makes a great holiday gift for the runner in your life.

Click here to start shopping today!


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Disney's Family Fun Run 5K and Kids' Races
Are you a superfamily? If so, you will want to be a part of Disney's Family Fun Run 5K and Kid's Races. This year's Family Fun Run 5K is sure to be INCREDIBLE! That's because the Family Fun Run 5K will celebrate Disney/Pixar's latest release, THE INCREDIBLES. THE INCREDIBLES is a hilarious, action-packed animated adventure about superheroes and can be seen in a theater near you on November 5, 2004. For more information on THE INCREDIBLES, Click here.

The Family Fun Run 5K and Kids' Races will start at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2005. The course will start in the EPCOT® Guest Parking Lot and wind through the eleven nations of the World Showcase. The Kids' Races will start at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2005 in the EPCOT® Guest Parking Lot.

For more information and to register your family to join the INCREDIBLES for some fun running Click Here!


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Discover the World: Disney's Yacht Club Resort

About the Resort: Relax in casual elegance reminiscent of a 19th century New England seaside Resort. Disney's Yacht Club is located within walking distance of Epcot®. This elegant resort was voted one of the top 50 Resorts in the United States by Travel and Leisure Magazine

Location: Disney's Yacht Club is located in close proximity to Epcot®.

Benefit to Marathon Weekend Participants: The WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon race course passes in front of Disney's Yacht Club Resort. Families and spectators will be able to cheer on Marathon Weekend Participants by walking outside to one of the club's private beaches. The resort is also located within walking distance of the International Gateway entrance to Epcot®. Spectators with a theme park ticket will be able to walk to Epcot® to cheer on the Marathoners as they finish their race. Disney's Yacht Club is the perfect location for Marathon Weekend Participants who are bringing their loved ones to cheer them on!

For More Information: Email Disney Sports Travel at wdw.disney.sports.travel@disneysports.com or call at (407) 939-7810.


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Training Tips from the Race Staff
The 10% rule. This time-tested formula calls for limiting weekly increases in mileage to no more than 10%. For example, if you are comfortable running 30 miles per week you should be able to safely increase to 33 miles the following week. This may seem like a slow progression but your body will thank you. Read More.


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Runner Resources
1.) Hotel/Travel package questions: wdw.disney.sports.travel@disneysports.com
2.) Online registration questions: info@signmeupsports.com
3.) General event questions: disneysports@emmi.com


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If you do not wish to receive, at this email address, future commercial emails from Walt Disney Parks & Resorts and other Disney entities advertising or promoting Walt Disney World® products and services, click here.

This is a commercial advertising and promotional email from:

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Attn: Sports Marketing Manager
3281 Sherberth Road
Kissimmee, Florida 34747

geetey
11-01-2004, 02:53 PM
I also have emails from April, May and July, if anyone wants me to post those. Just let me know! :wave2:

Cheryl N. WI
11-01-2004, 04:20 PM
Greety Thank you so very much for posting all of this!!!!!!!! I'm going to try again to have them update my email address so I don't miss out on any future newsletters or emails about the marathon.

Cheryl