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[31 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Themes Announced for the 2019 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend

The themes for the 2019 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend have been announced.
The individual race themes are:

Star Wars Rival Run 5K | Finn and Captain Phasma
Star Wars Rival Run 10K | Han Solo and Boba Fett
Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon | Rey and Kylo Ren
Star Wars Rival Run Challenge | Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader
runDisney Kids Races | BB-8 and BB-9E

The runDisney Kessel Run Challenge can be completed with the Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon and the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon.
The virtual half marathon theme with be …

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[30 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Merchandise for the 2018 Wine and Dine Half Marathon

The 2018 runDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon is this weekend, November 1-4, at the Walt Disney World Resort, and Disney is giving guests a preview of the race merchandise.
Merchandise for this year includes logo performance apparel and “I Did It!” apparel – all featuring “romantic, Tuscan” artwork and popular characters.
Additional items include: hat and assorted headbands, limited release Disney pins, TERVIS glassware, car magnets and more. And, there’s also a special ear hat designed for the runDisney Kids Races.
The Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend merchandise will be available …

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[25 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Reveals Finisher Medals for the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

The 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is January 9-13, 2019, and runDisney has just revealed the finisher medals for all the races.
New for 2019 is the Walt Disney World 5K with a finisher medal featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.
The finisher medal for Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge features Goofy (of course) in a spinning medal, while the finisher medal for the Dopey Challenge – 48.6 miles! – features Dopey.
In 2019, kids participating in the runDisney Kids Dashes and One Mile Run will earn a medallion for each event. …

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[2 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Reveals Medals for 2018 Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend

The 2018 Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend is September 20-23 and runDisney has revealed the finisher medals for the weekend’s races.
The finisher medals feature popular Disney villains along with Sorcerer Mickey.
Thanos from the Marvel Universe (he’s the bad guy in Avengers: Infinity War) is featured on the medal for the Disneyland Paris 5K.
Pain and Panic from the Disney animated classic Hercules are featured on the 10K medal, and the finisher medal for the Disneyland Paris-Val d’Europe Half Marathon features Sorcerer Mickey and Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Runners who complete the 10K and …

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[7 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
New ‘Star Wars’-themed runDisney Event Coming to Disney World in 2019

A new Star Wars-themed runDisney weekend is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort in 2019.
The new Star Wars Rival Run Weekend presented by OtterBox is scheduled for April 4-7, 2019.
The race weekend will include 5K, 10K, half marathon, and the runDisney Kids Races along with the Star Wars Rival Run Challenge (10K and half marathon), and the runDisney Kessel Run Challenge (the Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort and running the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon at home).
The race will feature rivalries from across …

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[20 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Dates for the Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend Announced

The third annual Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend is scheduled for September 20-23. This year’s race weekend will include villains from Star Wars and Marvel films.
The Disneyland Paris 5K will feature Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War.
The “Disney Evil Sidekicks” join the Disneyland Paris 10K, and the major Disney villains will be part of the Disneyland Paris-Val d’Europe Half Marathon.
This year there is a new 36K challenge that will “take participants on a magical three-day run through the Disneyland Paris 5K, Disneyland Paris 10K, and Disneyland Paris-Val d’Europe Half Marathon.”
Another challenge …

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[18 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Check Out the Merchandise for the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

If you’re running the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side this weekend at Disney World, there’s a new slate of commemorative merchandise.
Merchandise includes short and long sleeved shirts, tank tops, jackets and accessories – for all races including the half marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kids’ Races.
There’s also a slate of merchandise for runners participating in the Star Wars First Order Challenge – which includes the 10K and half marathon for 19.3 miles.
Additional items include Star Wars lifestyle apparel, commemorative Stormtrooper and BB-8 figurines, and specialty shoe ornaments.
The Star …

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[11 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Posts Update About Race Registrations for Upcoming Season

If you were hoping to register for an upcoming runDisney event, like the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, runDisney has posted an update on its official site about a delay for registrations.
In a post on the site, runDisney states: “We are working to create a more streamlined race registration experience for runDisney participants. As a result, registration for the 2018-19 Walt Disney World race event weekends will be temporarily delayed; however, all races are still scheduled for this season as planned.”
It is also noted that registration for this summer’s …

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[22 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
runDisney’s Virtual Running Shorts Returns this Summer

It’s time to lace up those running shoes! runDisney’s Virtual Running Shorts are back again this summer.
This summer series is celebrating The Incredibles with a series of virtual 5K races.
Virtual Running Shorts participants choose their race course – whether it’s a neighborhood, local park, or even your treadmill in the basement.
There are three individual races this summer, each with their own finisher medal. Runners can also take on the ultimate Incredibles challenge and complete all three races and receive the Virtual Running Shorts Series Finisher Medal.
The celebratory charity for this …

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[19 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Unveils Merchandise for Disney Princess Half Marathon

The 2018 Disney Princess Half Marathon is this week, February 22-25, at the Walt Disney World Resort and runDisney has unveiled the commemorative merchandise for the event.
Items include commemorative designs for the 5K, 10K, half marathon, and Disney Fairy Tale Challenge.
Runners will find apparel including tees, long-sleeve shirts, tank tops, jackets, and more.
Other items include a Minnie Mouse figure, a shoe ornament, a Pandora bracelet, and three Dooney & Bourke handbags. The Disney Character Performance Wear Collection will also be available.
The merchandise will be available at the runDisney Health & …