Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Dec 28, 2011
    Katherine from MA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi Moms! I had my heart set on going to WDW the first week in October (little crowd +Halloween!!), the ToT 10 miler was scheduled for 9/29 which I want to do, but my concern is now the parks will be more crowded. How many people can register for the race?

    Hi Katherine!  You are going at a great time!  Other than marathon weekend in January, the parks are hardly affected by races going on  (and even on marathon weekend, the crowd level is still relatively low).   The Tower of Terror 10-miler is still in the planning process, so the capacity for the race is not yet determined. The other half marathons usually have between 6,000 -12,000.  That sounds like a lot but the parks easily absorb any of the runners that actually choose to go to the parks.   I have been to the parks during the Princess Half Marathon and also the Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon and can assure you that crowd levels were not adversely affected.  Actually, the Wine and Dine is normally the weekend of the new Tower of Terror race, so crowd level predictions for that week will remain the same.  Again, I was there this past year for that very weekend and it was very pleasant, and not in the least bit crowded.  Enjoy your trip!
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I am currently a homeschool, soccer mom to two active teenage boys. My family loves everything about Disney! Walt Disney World, Disneyland, runDisney, Disney Cruise Line and Disney Vacation Club have been a part of countless magical memories for us through the years. I cannot wait to help you make your own magical memories at Walt Disney World! Learn More About Lori

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