runDisney 411

Do you love running and Disney? With runDisney, you can combine your love of running and a Disney vacation into a runcation. Plus you will receive the best bling once you have completed your races! runDisney races are fun-filled with character meet and greets, D.J’s, cheerleaders, and many more to cheer runners to the finish line.

Walt Disney World has the following events:

January-Walt Disney World Marathon weekend

February-Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

April-Star Wars Half Marathon-The Dark Side

November-Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon weekend

Disneyland Paris

September-Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend.

Each race weekend includes a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and a challenge. The Walt Disney World Marathon weekend also includes a Full Marathon. The challenges consists of a 10k and a Half Marathon with a special challenge medal. The Walt Disney World Marathon weekend includes several challenges, the Goofy Challenge (5k, 10k, and Half Marathon), and the Dopey Challenge (5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and Marathon), which is truly Dopey! If you participate in the Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend and a Walt Disney World Half Marathon in the same calendar year, you can also register for the Chateau to Castle Challenge and receive an exclusive medal.

runDisney events fill up very quickly. Be sure to go to and sign up for email notifications from runDisney to be notified when registration for each event opens. Please be sure to plan early. It is recommended that you book your room/package once you have registered for your runDisney event. Resorts book up quickly as well. If you are a new runner or even experienced runner, runDisney provides you with some wonderful training guides and schedules.

Who is ready for their runcation? I know I am ready for my next runDisney event.

Hilarie is happy to talk with you more about your runDisney plans. Reach out to her at

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