Hansons-Brooks' Morgan & Johnson-White Set New Course Records at Disney Half-Marathon
Five members of the Hansons-Brooks Distance Project found their magic footing at the 2013 Walt Disney World Half-Marathon on Saturday, January 12. Mike Morgan and Melissa Johnson-White each claimed individual titles, setting new course records for the 13.1-mile in respective times of 1:05:26 and 1:14:56.
Morgan and Johnson-White were each followed in second place by their respective teammates, Brendan Martin in 1:06:38 and Ariana Hilborn in 1:17:48. Erin Richard was seventh for the women, finishing in a time of 1:21:35.
Disney is an awesome race,shares half-marathon champion Mike Morgan. While the entire thing is run in the dark, you are never alone due to the fantastic crowd support. It is a perfect winter getaway race, I hope to be back in the near future!
The Walt Disney World Half Marathon presented by Cigna began and ended at Epcot and led runners through Magic Kingdom Park. Disney entertainment was provided on-course for a thrilling racing experience for all.