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