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Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend

Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend
presented by Cigna®

The Event
Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Walt Disney World® Half Marathon!

It's the 20th Anniversary of the Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna and we're celebrating with a spectacular weekend of amazing runs and endless fun in the most magical place on Earth. Perfect for the whole family, this memory-making weekend is chock full of fantastic runs including the Walt Disney World® Marathon, 20th Anniversary Half Marathon, Dopey Challenge, Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge, 10K, 5K and runDisney Kids Races. Plus, there'll be plenty of Disney entertainment, your favorite Disney characters, a Pasta Party in the Park, 20th Anniversary Half Marathon tee-shirts and finisher medals, and much, much more! It's all part of the 20th Anniversary celebration of the Walt Disney World® Half Marathon! Don't miss out! Register today!
Weekend events will include:
  • Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna®
  • Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna®
  • Walt Disney World® 10K presented by Cigna®
  • Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge presented by Cigna®
  • Family Fun Run 5K presented by Cigna®
  • Disney Castaway Cay Challenge
  • Dopey Challenge presented by Cigna®
  • runDisney Kids Races presented by GoGo squeeZ® Applesauce on the Go
  • Disney's Health & Fitness Expo
Registration for the 2017 Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna is open!  Scroll down for event information and to secure your Race Bibs now!
Race Registration Fees
Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna® - $195 per runner*
Walt Disney World® 10K presented by Cigna® - $125 per runner*
Walt Disney World® 5K presented by Cigna® - $80 per runner*
Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge presented by Cigna® - $380 per runner*
Dopey Challenge presented by Cigna® - $575 per runner*
For additional registration information, please call 609-848-9573, or contact us by email

20th Anniversary Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna®

Saturday, January 7, 2017

5:30 a.m.

Start/Finish:Epcot®

Join the celebration with a thrilling 13.1 run through Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot®

It's the 20th Anniversary of the Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna and you're invited to join the celebration with a spectacular run on a 13.1-mile course through the magic, wonder, and charm of Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot®, home of international World Showcase and Future World. Along the way, there'll be lots of 20thAnniversary surprises, Disney entertainment, and your favorite Disney characters to cheer you on. Runners receive special 20th Anniversary tee-shirts and commemorative finisher medals as part of the celebration. The race concludes with a spectacular finish in the shadow of Spaceship Earth.


You must register for Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge or Dopey Challenge to receive the challenge medals upon completion of all races within the pacing requirements.
20th Anniversary Walt Disney World® Half Marathon Highlights:
  • 13.1-mile course through Walt Disney World® Theme Parks
  • Disney Characters and Entertainment on-course
  • Event Weekend Transportation for Walt Disney World® Resort guests
  • Family Reunion Area with live entertainment and characters
20th Anniversary Walt Disney World® Half Marathon Participants Receive:
  • New! 20th Anniversary Champion® Long-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women's or Men's Cut*
  • New! Commemorative 20th Anniversary Finisher medal*
  • Official Event Guide*
  • iGiftBag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by October 4, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race with live runner tracking sign up for friends and family
  • Personalized results website
   

Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable. 

Disney reserves the right to refuse the entry into, and/or revoke any registration for, any race for any reason in its sole discretion with refund of any applicable registration fees being the sole remedy of any such refusal and/or revocation.


*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and t-shirt. Finisher medallions will be distributed to finishers after the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.
*Race Bib price does not include required $200 room and park ticket deposit.  After purchasing your Race Bib, you will be directed to a page for your room and park ticket deposit.  Only one deposit required per room - up to four quests per room.

Walt Disney World® 10K presented by Cigna®

Friday, January 6, 2017

5:30 a.m.

Start/Finish: Epcot®

One of the weekend's most popular events!

Join us for the Walt Disney World® 10K. This 6.2 mile course is the perfect distance for runners of all skill levels. This course winds throughout Epcot®, the scenic World Showcase and Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts.

The Walt Disney World® 10K features:

  • 10K course through Epcot®
  • Disney Characters and Entertainment on-course
  • Event Weekend Transportation for Walt Disney World® Resort Guests
Race participants in the Walt Disney World® 10K will receive:

  • Champion® Long-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women's or Men's Cut*
  • 10K Finisher Medal*
  • Official Event Guide*
  • iGiftBag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by October 4, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race with live runner tracking sign up for friends and family
   

Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable.


*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and t-shirt. Finisher medallions will be distributed to finishers after the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate. 

Disney reserves the right to refuse the entry into, and/or revoke any registration for, any race for any reason in its sole discretion with refund of any applicable registration fees being the sole remedy of any such refusal and/or revocation.
*Race Bib price does not include required $200 room and park ticket deposit.  After purchasing your Race Bib, you will be directed to a page for your room and park ticket deposit.  Only one deposit required per room - up to four quests per room.

Walt Disney World® 5K presented by Cigna®

Thursday, January 5, 2017

6:00 a.m.

Start/Finish: Epcot®

Take time to run together during Walt Disney World® 5K !

Invite the whole family and enjoy a great run the in the shadow of Disney's spectacular Epcot® Theme Park during Walt Disney World® 5K You'll make your way through Epcot's® amazing Future World and then on to international World Showcase and a thrilling finish. It's all part of the excitement during Walt Disney World® 5K that's a perfect event for beginners, intermediates, or even racing veterans. Adults, teens, tweens – and everyone in between –is invited to join the family fun!

The Walt Disney World® 5K Highlights:

  • 5K course through Epcot®
  • Disney Characters and Entertainment on-course
  • Family Reunion Area with entertainment and characters
  • Event Weekend Transportation for Walt Disney World® Resort guests
Walt Disney World® 5K Participants Receive:

  • 5K Unisex T-shirt*
  • 5K Finisher medallion*
  • Official Event Guide*
  • iGiftBag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by October 4, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable.

*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and t-shirt. Finisher medallions will be distributed to finishers after the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.

Disney reserves the right to refuse the entry into, and/or revoke any registration for, any race for any reason in its sole discretion with refund of any applicable registration fees being the sole remedy of any such refusal and/or revocation.
*Race Bib price does not include required $200 room and park ticket deposit.  After purchasing your Race Bib, you will be directed to a page for your room and park ticket deposit.  Only one deposit required per room - up to four quests per room.

Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge presented by Cigna®

Saturday, January 7 - Sunday, January 8, 2017
Start/Finish: Epcot®

Celebrate the Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge – two days, four parks, 39.3 miles of fun!

There's nothing Goofy about Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge! Its 39.3 miles and two-days of pure fun and Disney magic. Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge combines Saturday's Half Marathon – over 13.1 miles through Disney's Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot® - with Sunday's full Marathon which covers 26.2 miles through all four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks including Epcot®, Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios. Complete both races within the pacing requirements and you'll earn the coveted Goofy Medal in addition to your Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse finisher medals. Registration for Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge is required to receive the Goofy medal.

Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge Highlights:

  • Half and Full Marathon courses through Walt Disney World® Theme Parks totaling 39.3 miles
  • Disney Characters and Entertainment on-course
  • Event Weekend Transportation for Walt Disney World® Resort guests
  • Family Reunion Area with live entertainment and characters
Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge Participants Receive:

  • Champion® Long-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women's or Men's cut for the Marathon, Half Marathon and Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge*
  • Special Goofy finisher medal, along with the Commemorative Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck finisher medals for completing the Marathon and Half-Marathon*
  • Official Event Guide*
  • iGiftBag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by October 4, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race with live runner tracking sign up for friends and family
  • Personalized results website
 
Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable.

*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and t-shirt. Finisher medallions will be distributed to finishers after the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.

Disney reserves the right to refuse the entry into, and/or revoke any registration for, any race for any reason in its sole discretion with refund of any applicable registration fees being the sole remedy of any such refusal and/or revocation.

You must register for Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge to receive the Goofy medal upon completion of both races within the pacing requirements.
*Race Bib price does not include required $200 room and park ticket deposit.  After purchasing your Race Bib, you will be directed to a page for your room and park ticket deposit.  Only one deposit required per room - up to four quests per room.
Goofy's Race + Half Challenge $380.00

Dopey Challenge presented by Cigna®

Thursday, January 5 - Sunday, January 8, 2017
Start/Finish: Epcot®

Run 48.6 miles of fun in the Dopey Challenge!

Are you ready for the ultimate endurance challenge? Then take part in four days of fun for a total of 48.6 miles in the all-new Dopey Challenge! Participants will run the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon, and if you complete all four races within the pacing requirements you will be awarded the Goofy Race and a Half Challenge medal and the brand new Dopey Challenge finisher medal for a total of six pieces of "bling."

You must register for the Dopey Challenge to receive the Goofy Challenge and Dopey Challenge medals upon completion of all four races within the pacing requirements. Registering for these four events individually will not enable you to receive the challenge medals.

The Dopey Challenge will feature:

  • Four courses through Walt Disney World® Theme Parks totaling 48.6 miles
  • Disney Characters and Entertainment on-course
  • Event Weekend Transportation for Walt Disney World® Resort Guests
  • Family Reunion Area with entertainment and characters
Race participants in the Dopey Challenge will receive:

  • Champion® Women's or Men's cut*Long-Sleeved Tech Shirts for the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge & Dopey Challenge, and 5K cotton Unisex T-Shirt*
  • Special Dopey finisher medal, along with the commemorative medals for the Marathon, Half Marathon & Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge, 10K finisher medal and the 5K finisher medallion*
  • Official Event Guide*
  • iGiftBag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by October 4, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race
  • Personalized results website
Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable.

*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and t-shirt. Finisher medallions will be distributed to finishers after the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.

Disney reserves the right to refuse the entry into, and/or revoke any registration for, any race for any reason in its sole discretion with refund of any applicable registration fees being the sole remedy of any such refusal and/or revocation.
*Race Bib price does not include required $200 room and park ticket deposit.  After purchasing your Race Bib, you will be directed to a page for your room and park ticket deposit.  Only one deposit required per room - up to four quests per room.
Dopey Challenge $575.00

Academy Travel is a participating runDisney Travel Provider

Why book with a runDisney Travel provider?
There are many benefits to booking your Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend trip with one of the Travel Providers participating in the runDisney Travel Provider Program:
  • Personalized guest service and communication from our Participating Travel providers.
  • Guaranteed and specially-priced Runner Packages, even if races sell out.
  • Specially-priced Walt Disney World® Resort Hotel rates.
  • Specially-priced Walt Disney World® Resort Theme Park Tickets.
  • Ability to pay for your Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend vacation over time.
  • Ease of mind – leave the travel planning to the experts so you can focus on your training!

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