24,000 Participants are expected to see in the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Disney Marathon 2009 participants

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Runners endured 13.2 miles of sleet, flurries and light rain in 34-degree weather. The Orlando area has not seen sleet since 2006.

The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, which includes a half marathon, full marathon and 5K races, attracts up to 100,000 participants and spectators from all over the world each January.

Tomorrow’s marquee event — the Disney Marathon — is expected to see 24,000 runners this year.