Glass Slipper Digest

Blog

Jul 09 Best Running Trails at the Walt Disney World® Resort

Author: Megan Biller | Comments: 0 | Categories: DISNEYLAND® RESORT, runDisney, WALT DISNEY WORLD®

If you a runner, you know that vacation doesn’t necessarily mean a break from training. But have no fear, there are many great running trails throughout the Walt Disney World® Resort hotels that are sure to offer fantastic views while keeping up your training miles! Here are a few of the best:

Disney’s Boardwalk Inn/Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts

Disney's Yacht Club Running Trail image

The running path around the Epcot® resorts is one that can be customized for the mileage you need to get in! Run along Disney’s Boardwalk, toward Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and around Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts. This is a wonderful path to enjoy in the morning as the sun is rising! The path covers anywhere from 7/8 mile to 3 miles, depending on your route.

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa/Disney’s Polynesian Resort

Disney's Polynesian Running Trail image

The monorail isn’t the only mode of transportation connecting these wonderful resorts, there is also a great running path! Run around each resort for a mile long loop, or connect them together for a longer run. The serenity along the Seven Seas Lagoon will keep you going!

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge/Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Looking for a more rustic running path? There is a great trail between Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground! This wooded area offers a unique running experience. The path offers mileage up to 2.5 miles between the two resorts.

Not staying at one of these resorts? Not a problem! Each Walt Disney World Resort hotel offers a running trail of at least a mile. Look for the New Balance Running Trail signs around the resort area or ask the front desk for a map.

Disney Running Trail Sign image

Want to take your running one step further? Sign up for a runDisney event! With eight events throughout the year at both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland® Resort, the options are plenty! (For more information, visit Magical Miles: The Runner’s Guide to Walt Disney World.)

Megan Biller image

Megan Biller plans magical Disney vacations as a travel agent with Glass Slipper Concierge®. She is also the co-author of Magical Miles: The Runner’s Guide to Walt Disney World, a tour book devoted to planning your runDisney vacation. She enjoys running and chronicles her journey on her blog, Running Toward the Prize.

Back to Blog

Comments

There are no comments for this entry yet. Be the first!

Leave a Comment

Latest Blog

View All Blog Posts

Newsletter

Sign up to receive features on resorts & restaurants, useful updates, details on new additions & special events, vacation planning tips, recipes & much more!