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The Walt Disney World Resort is home to several runDisney events throughout the year. Each of these race weekends offers a different fun theme and brings both seasoned runners and first timers out to enjoy a wonder-filled course only Disney could create. So whether you want to try your first 5K or dozenth marathon, come experience every magical mile with these Walt Disney World runDisney events.

 

 

Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend

Dates and Events

The 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend will take place at Walt Disney World November 1st through the 4th. The festivities will include a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon ,and Kids Races in addition to the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo, located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

The weekend courses begin with the Disney Fall Feast 5K will be held on Friday, November 2nd at Animal Kingdom at 5:30 am. The second course, the Disney Wine & Dine 10K, will take place Saturday, November 3rd at 5:30 am. Later that day, the Kids Dashes will be held at 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Diaper Dash from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., and the One Mile Run at 1:00 p.m.

Closing things out will be the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon on Sunday, November 4th at 5:30 am with a post-race party held at Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival that evening.

Entry Fees and Challenges

Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon—Sold Out
Disney Two Course Challenge—Sold Out
Disney Wine & Dine 10K —Sold Out
Disney Fall Feast 5K—Sold Out
Kids Races — Dashes: $20, Mile: $30

Walt Disney World Marathon

Dates and Events

Taking place each January, the Walt Disney World Marathon is the only full marathon offered runDisney. The 2019 event weekend will be January 9th through the 12th. This exciting race weekend includes a 5K, 10K, half marathon, full marathon, and kids races. If that’s not enough, sail to the Bahamas aboard the Disney Dream on the Disney Cruise Line. January 14th through the 18th guests will enjoy a tropical escape to Castaway Cay where runners can participate in one more 5k on the Disney owned island.

Entry Fees and Challenges

Registration dates and prices for the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend have not yet been announced. However, runners will have two challenges to look forward to: the Goofy Challenge (half marathon and full marathon — 39.3 miles) and the Dopey Challenge (5K, 10K, half marathon, and full marathon — 48.6 miles).

Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

Dates and Events

The 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend will take place at Walt Disney World February 21st through the 24th and will include a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Kids Races in addition to the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo, hosted at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

First, the Disney Princess 5K will be held on Friday, February 22nd. Next, the Disney Princess Enchanted 10K will take place Saturday, February 23rd. Also on Saturday, February 23rd, a number of kids races will be held. This includes Kids Dashes, the Diaper Dash, and the One Mile Run.

Finally, the Disney Princess Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, February 24th.

Entry Fees and Challenges

Registration dates for the 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend have not been announced. However, racers who can’t get enough runDisney fun can also register for the Disney Fairytale Challenge. Runners who sign up for this challenge and complete both the Princess Enchanted 10K and Princess Half Marathon will receive a special challenge medal for their accomplishment.

Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon

Dates and Events

The 2018 Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon Weekend will take place at Walt Disney World on April 4th through the 7th and include a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Kids Races in addition to the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo, located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

Kicking off the weekend, the Star Wars Rival Run 5K will be on Friday, April 5th at 5:30 a.m. Followed by the Star Wars Rival Run 10K on Saturday, April 6th at 5:30 a.m. and the Kids Dashes from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Diaper Dash from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., and the One Mile Run at 1:00 p.m.

The main event — the Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon will be on Sunday, April 7th at 5:30 a.m.

Entry Fees and Challenges

Beyond the individual races, runners can also participate in the Rival Run Challenge. This consists of both the Star Wars Rival Run 10K and the Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon. Completing both races (and registering for the First Order Challenge) will entitle runners to a special challenge medal. The entry fee for the Rival Run Challenge will be announced soon.

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