A runner participating Friday in the the Disney Fall Feast 5K has died, according to a report in the Orlando Sentinel.
The event was part of a weekend of planned events for the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend, which continues through Sunday. Some 15,000 runners are expected to participate in a half-marathon on Sunday.
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“We are deeply saddened by this heartbreaking loss, and our thoughts and sympathies remain with the runner’s family and loved ones throughout this difficult time,” said Andrea Finger, a spokeswoman for Walt Disney World Resort.
The runner, who was not identified, was running in a 3.1 mile race for ages 5 and up.