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- Hi, Do you know if there are any WDW resort hotels that still have vacancies this January over the Dopey challenge time period? or would it be possible to stay a little further out (possibly off resort) and still make it to the start each day?
- - Asked by Kelly on 10/30/2013
- Hi Kelly!
I am getting really excited for the Dopey Challenge! We are counting down the days and ramping up the miles in this house:)
There are still plenty of rooms available on Walt Disney World Resort property. You can book them online, or by calling 407-WDW-IRUN. There are rooms in all price categories.
You could also stay off-property, but I highly recommend staying at a Disney World Resort. Guests at the Disney Resorts will have access to runDisney buses that will take you to and from all race weekend events. This is a huge convenience, especially if you are doing the Dopey Challenge and will be racing four mornings in a row. Otherwise, you will have to fight the traffic coming in. The buses will also take you to and from the expo for packet pick-up and any other events you sign up for (Pasta parties, etc.)
I have stayed off property before, so if you do choose to do that, just be sure to leave your resort by 3 a.m. on the mornings of the half and full marathons. Traffic gets backed up early, and you don't want to have to worry about being late!
I hope this helps! Please let me know if you have any other questions.
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