The Winners of the Inaugural Tower of Terror 10-Miler

Tower of Terror 10 miler (credit: The Walt Disney Company)

Tower of Terror 10 miler (credit: The Walt Disney Company)

Disney News: Juan Morales wins the Tower of Terror race

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The reincarnation of the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 13K, started this weekend as the 10-miler. It was the sixth signature runDisney event along with a host of other Disney events: the Disney Happy Haunted 5K Trail Run, runDisney Kids’ Races, the health and fitness expo and Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival.

Morales and Mueller

Juan Morales of Huntington Beach, California was the first to check in among 10,000 runners at Disney’s inaugural Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler race with a 58:00 finish. The first woman to cross the finish line, also from California was Kimberly Mueller of San Diego, with a time of 1:04:50.

The Course

More than 10,000 runners followed the course that wound through ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex before running past the  “Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show”, winding around Mickey’s Sorcerer’s Hat, and reaching the finish line near the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

The finish

Following the race and the receipt of the commemorative medal inspired by the Tower of Terror, runners and family and friends enjoyed the Disney Villains Hollywood Bash as well as taking late-night rides with the The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Star Tours, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith and Toy Story Mania attractions.

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