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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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[5 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
Finisher Medals Revealed for Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

The 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side takes place at Walt Disney World on April 19-22 and Disney has recently revealed the finisher medals.
The medals are inspired by the villains of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The 5K finisher medal features the Executioner Stormtrooper and the 10K medal is the Praetorian Guard helmet.
Finishers of the half marathon will receive a medal with Captain Phasma’s helmet and the First Order Challenge medal is non other than Kylo Ren.
The Kids’ Races medal feature BB-9E, the villainous droid.
Runners can also take …

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[20 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise Revealed for runDisney’s Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

This weekend is the runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side and Disney has released information on the slate of special merchandise.
Some fan favorites from last year’s inaugural race have returned including car magnets and pins that look like miniature finisher medals.
New merchandise includes an event shirt features a sliver chrome treatment on the lettering and graphics. Some of the merchandise for this year’s event also feature characters including Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, and Kylo Ren.
Runners will find items for all events including the half marathon, 10K, 5K, and …

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[3 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: D23 Dates Announced, Sounds Like Summer Concerts News, and More

Happy Sunday! There was a lot of big news announced this week, the biggest of which might have been the dates for the 2017 D23 Expo in Anaheim!
Next year’s event will take place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Tickets go on sale this July 14.
It might be spring right now but Epcot is gearing up for the Sounds Like Summer concert series which kicks off in June at the America Gardens Theater. This year’s lineup includes three new tribute bands and some fan favorites too.
This month the Walt …

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[1 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Gives Sneak Preview of Merchandise for Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

The first Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side takes place April 14-17 at the Walt Disney World Resort and recently Disney gave guests a peek at the merchandise.
The merchandise features an overall Marathon Weekend logo with a silhouette of Darth Vader and an image of a Stormtrooper running. Guests will find this logo on items including home goods and apparel.
Other merchandise includes Half Marathon specific goods like jackets, shirts, pins, car magnets, and apparel for men and women. Merchandise specific to the Star Wars Dark Side Challenge, the …

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[28 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney PhotoPass Photographers Set to Capture Memories during runDisney Events

runDisney has announced it has joined forces with Disney PhotoPass photographers who will be capturing memories on the courses during runDisney events.
The first event to include the PhotoPass photographers is the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side on April 14-17.
The photographers will be on the race courses, at character and backdrop locations, and at the finish line.
All the photos taken by PhotoPass will be linked to a runner’s bib number so there’s no need to have a card or MagicBand scanned – this will keep runner’s running!
Race participants …

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[8 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
runDisney Reveals Medals for Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

The runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side takes place April 14-17 at the Walt Disney World Resort and the finisher medals have been released.
This year is the inaugural year for the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side and participants are running on “Darth Vader’s turf” with Stormtroopers keeping the runners on course.
The medals include a 5K finisher medal featuring Stormtroopers and a runDisney Kids’ Races medal featuring Darth Vader.
The half marathon medal is a spinner medal with the Emperor on one side and Darth Vader …

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[25 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Resort Announces runDisney’s Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

The Dark Side is coming to the Walt Disney World Resort in an all-new runDisney event.
The Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side was just announced as the newest race to join the runDisney lineup.
The inaugural event blasts off April 14-17, 2016 and includes a 5K, 10K, half marathon, kids races, and the Star Wars Dark Side Challenge.
The Dark Side Challenge requires the completion of the 10K and the half marathon at Walt Disney World. Runners who complete the Dark Side Challenge will earn a Death Star-themed medal.
Runners who …