2017 Star Wars Half Marathon-The Dark Side Dates

Take a run on Darth Vader's turf at the Star Wars Half Marathon - The Dark Side at Walt Disney World. Choose your alliance April 20-23, 2017. This runDisney event goes on sale August 9, 2016 at noon EST.There are three main races: Star Wars Half Marathon - The Dark Side, Star Wars 10k, and Star Wars 5k. There's also kids races for younglings ages 13 and under. If you really want to feel the Force, then compete in the ultimate Darth Vader challenge: the Star Wars Dark Side Challenge. The … [Read more...]


2017 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Dates

Princesses everywhere join in a 'dream come true' weekend of majestic races at the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort. This magical runDisney event is happening February 23-26, 2017 and will be on sale July 12, 2016 at noon EST.The race events this weekend include: Disney Princess Half Marathon, Disney Enchanted 10k, Disney Princess 5k and kids races for children ages 13 and under. If you think a half marathon is easy-peasy, then put your endurance to the … [Read more...]


2017 Star Wars Half Marathon-The Light Side Dates

Follow the path to the Light Side at the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at the Disneyland Resort. January 12-15, 2017 is the weekend this runDisney event is happening and it goes on sale June 14, 2016 at noon EST. There's a run for Jedi Knights and Padawans of all ages at this event.There is the Star Wars Half Marathon, Star Wars 10k, Star Wars 5k as well as kids runs for children ages 8 and younger. Take the ultimate test for a Star Wars rebel and complete the Star Wars Rebel Challenge - … [Read more...]


2017 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Dates

The 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend just ended. Time to start training for next year's! The dates for this runDisney event are January 4-8, 2017 and it goes on sale April 26, 2016 at noon EST. Who wouldn't want the chance to run through all 4 parks at the Walt Disney World Resort?Weekend events include: Walt Disney World Marathon, Walt Disney World Half Marathon, Walt Disney World 10k, Family Fun Run 5k, and kids races for children ages 13 and under. There's also the Goofy's Race and … [Read more...]


2016 Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend Dates

Avengers assemble! Unleash your inner super hero at the Avengers Super Hero Half Marathon Weekend at the Disneyland Resort. This power-packed runDisney event is happening November 10-13, 2016 and goes on sale April 5, 2016 at noon EST.The races at this event are the Half Marathon, Avengers Super Heroes 10k, Super Heroes 5k, and kids races for children ages 8 and younger. Put your super hero powers to the test with the Infinity Gauntlet Challenge! It combines the Half Marathon with the Super … [Read more...]


2016 Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend Dates

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is happening again this fall at the Walt Disney World Resort. Another reason to visit during that time is the Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend! That event will be going on November 4th and 5th this year. It goes on sale on March 15th at noon EST.You can work off that food and wine by running the Half Marathon or the Mickey's Jingle Jungle 5k. There will be kids races as well for the younger runners ages 13 and under. You can find more … [Read more...]


2016 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Dates

The dates for runDisney events in late 2016 to mid-2017 have been released! The first event on our list is the 2016 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend. This event will take place at the Disneyland Resort September 1-4, 2016. The event will go on sale February 2, 2016 at noon EST.There are a few different races at the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend. There's the Half Marathon (of course), Disneyland 10k, 5k and a few kids races for ages 8 and younger. If you're really wanting to push yourself, … [Read more...]


Marcelo Avelar wins 3 races in a row at Walt Disney World Half Marathon

After winning the 5K on Thursday and the 10K on Friday, Marcelo Avelar, 31, won his third race in a row Saturday, Jan. 9 when he crossed the finish line first at the Walt Disney World Half Marathon presented by Cigna. Avelar, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, finished the race in 1:10:17, tying his personal fastest half-marathon time. This was Avelar’s first-ever trip to Walt Disney World Resort, a moment he said he has dreamed of since childhood. To win three races on his first visit made the moment even … [Read more...]


Costume Policy Changes for runDisney Released Prior to Walt Disney World Marathon

After Disney released new costume policies for the parks in 2015 there have been many questions surrounding the new policy including how costumes will work for runDisney events. New guidelines and rules have been released (runDisney.com has the full policy) that go into effect January 6, 2016, right in time for the Walt Disney World Marathon.Here is an overview:Costumes must be family-friendly, not offensive or violent in any way. Guests dressing like Disney characters may not sign … [Read more...]


Soar New Heights and Splash Down with the New runDisney New Balance Collection

The long wait is over! Disney has finally unveiled the New Balance runDisney sneaker collection for 2016! New Balance adds new styles every year, and this year we have some magical new ones to choose from!   You can be the first to pick up your very own pair at the runDisney Expo for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. 4 new styles have been released! The first 2 are the Vazee Pace style shoe themed with Dumbo and wait for it... Ariel! Yes, finally new princess themed shoes! … [Read more...]