EVENTS

Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend
presented by Cigna®

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September 4-September 6, 2015 -  Disneyland® Resort, California
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Weekend Schedule

Packet Pick-Up

Location: Disneyland® Hotel Exhibit Hall


All runners are required to attend the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo for race bib and Packet Pick-Up. You will need to download your personalized race waiver form online (available approximately one month prior to race) and bring it with you to Packet Pick-Up at the Expo.


To see more information about the Packet Pick-Up process, please visit the Packet Pick-Up Section below.


runDisney Health & Fitness Expo

Disneyland® Hotel Exhibit Hall

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Friday, September 4, 2015

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Disneyland® 5K presented by Cigna®

Disneyland® Resort
Friday, September 4, 2015

Disneyland® 10K presented by Cigna®

Disneyland® Resort
Saturday, September 5, 2015

runDisney Kids Races

Downtown Disney® District
Saturday, September 5, 2015

Disneyland® Half Marathon presented by Cigna®

Disneyland® Resort and the City of Anaheim
Sunday, September 6, 2015

ChEAR Squad

Disneyland® Park
Sunday, September 6, 2015




Course

Half Marathon Course Description

It's the Disneyland® Half Marathon weekend and the course for this magical half marathon event will take you from Disney California Adventure® Park, celebrating California's storied past and exciting future, to Disneyland® Park, home of Mickey, Minnie, Donald and the whole Disney gang. Then it's on to the scenic streets of Anaheim, past the Honda Center, home of the Anaheim Ducks, along the Santa Ana Trail overlooking the Santa Ana River, through Angel Stadium, home of the MLB's Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and then on to Disney's Paradise Pier® Hotel and the Disneyland® Hotel for an exciting finish. Ideal weather and a flat loop course set the stage for an exhilarating Half Marathon designed to shatter personal bests.




Official Event Guide

The Official Event Guide contains all of the information you need for the Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend. It will be posted approximately two weeks prior to the event.



iGiftbag

iGiftbag is your virtual goody bag, filled with great offers and special items just for race weekend participants. As the event draws near, be sure to check your iGiftbag as new offers may be added.



Event Communications

Event weekend emails will be sent to all participants with information about your event. Event emails will be posted here once they have been sent. Please note, if you are not receiving event communications, it may be due to opting out of any official The Walt Disney Company emails.



Corral and Bib Assignment

  • If a runner is seen without their bib number while running on the course, they will be removed from the course for security and safety reasons.
  • Please remember to fill out the Emergency Medical Information on the back of the bib number.
  • The letter on your race number will determine your assigned corral. Letters are assigned based on your estimated finishing time.
  • Each runner will be issued a race bib at Packet Pick-Up. It is the responsibility of the runner to wear the bib during the race.


Waivers

    • Official Race number pick-up/waiver forms are now ready to be downloaded.
    • You must have your signed waiver and a Photo ID with you to pick up your race packet.
    • A parent or legal guardian must complete and sign the waiver for any participant under 18 years old. No exceptions will be made.


    gEAR Bag Check



    • gEAR Bag Check is available for the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.
    • A clear plastic bag will be issued to you at Packet Pick-Up to be used for gEAR Bag Check service. No other bag will be accepted.
    • A numbered bag check sticker will be given to you at Packet Pick-Up. Place the sticker in the clearly defined area on your clear plastic bag prior to arriving at gEAR Bag Check.
    • At race completion, your race number will be used to verify your bag when you pick it up.
    • Valuable items should not be checked.
    • The Event Staff is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen items.


Packet Pick-Up

Location: Disneyland® Hotel Exhibit Hall


You must pick up your own participant packet (which includes your event-issued bib number and timing device) during regularly scheduled hours. Individuals will no longer be able to pick up participant packets on behalf of others.


  • Download and complete your personalized race waiver on-line (available approximately one month prior to event).
    • Parents or legal guardians must download and complete the personalized race waiver for minors and pick up their packet.
  • Visit the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at Disneyland® Hotel Exhibit Hall to pick up your Race Packet.
  • You must have a valid ID in order to pick up your packet (driver’s license, passport, Military ID, Government issued ID.)
  • If you do not have a valid photo ID we cannot issue you your race bib.  No exceptions will be made.
  • The payer or registrant may pick up ChEAR Squad packets.


Proof of Time

runDisney proof of time guidelines:
If you believe you will finish the Half Marathon in less than 3:15 hours, proof of time is required for start corral placement. Proof of time is not required for the 5K or 10K races. Please reference the Race Pacing Chart below for finish times and associated pacing per mile.


  • Proof of time must be provided from a certified race, 10K or longer, reflecting results after September 1, 2013.
  • A valid proof of time provided at the time of registration must include the following*:
    • Name of Race
    • Distance
    • City
    • State
    • Date
    • Finish time

  • *For example, Star Wars Half Marathon, 13.1 Miles, Anaheim, CA, 1/18/2014 – 2:50
  • If you do not have a proof of time to submit, list "N/A" at the point of registration.
  • If proof of time is not provided by June 2, 2015, data provided is incomplete or cannot be verified, you will be placed in the last start corral.
  • No corral changes will be made after June 2, 2015.
  • As a reminder, you will no longer be able to bring proof of your estimated finish time to the Runner Relations booth during the Expo and have your start corral placement changed.


Pacing Requirements

  • 16 minute per mile pace for all athletes in the Disneyland® Half Marathon, Disneyland® 10K and the Disneyland® 5K.
  • Half marathon and 10K are timed events using the ChronoTrack B-tag timing system.
  • The Disneyland® 5K is NOT a timed event but in order to receive a finisher medal, participants must maintain a 16 minute per mile pace requirement.
  • Pace Cyclists will be on the course indicating when runners are behind pace by waving light wands at each mile markers according to the official pace time. If you reach a mile marker with a light wand waving, please note you are behind the required 16-minute per mile pace and can be picked up at any time and transported to the course pick up tent.
  • A training pace of 15-minute per mile pace is recommended to allow for photo and restroom breaks.


To help you calculate your anticipated finish time, please use the following Race Pacing Chart:


Race Pacing Chart
Pace/Mile
Half Marathon
6:00
1:19:00
6:30
1:25:00
7:00
1:32:00
7:30
1:38:00
8:00
1:45:00
8:30
1:51:00
9:00
1:58:00
9:30
2:04:00
10:00
2:11:00
10:30
2:18:00
11:00
2:24:00
11:30
2:31:00
12:00
2:37:00
12:30
2:44:00
13:00
2:50:00
13:30
2:57:00
14:00
3:03:00
14:30
3:10:00
15:00
3:17:00
15:30
3:23:00
16:00
3:30:00


Dates, times and prices subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time.



Safety

Safety Reminder

  • For everyone's safety, baby joggers, strollers, baby carriers, baby backpacks, inline skates, motorized scooters, bicycles, skateboards, canes, crutches, walkers, walking sticks and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course. Violators will be removed from the course and transported to the finish line area.
  • We can offer human guides to assist registered participants with disabilities.  Please contact rundisney@disneysports.com no later than 90 days in advance of the event.

Headphones are discouraged due to audio messages that are placed throughout the course to ensure your safety.

Costumes

Disney reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that we consider inappropriate or attire that could detract from the experience of other Guests. All participants and their Guests may dress as their favorite character, but must follow these guidelines as determined solely by Disney:


  • Costumes must be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable or violent
  • Guests may not wear masks of any kind
  • Guests who dress like Characters may not pose for pictures or sign autographs for other Guests
  • Costumes may not drag on the ground
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest
  • Costumes may not contain any weapons which resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon
  • Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused entry into, and/or removed from, a race or any race related event/activity unless his or her costume can be modified to meet the above standards


Weather


The race will be held rain or shine. If there is lightning in the area the race will either have a delayed start or, depending on the intensity of the weather, be cancelled. The determination will be made by the Event Management staff.


As a reminder, the registration fees are non-refundable.



Celebratory Charity

Anaheim Community Foundation

The Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend celebrates the Anaheim Community Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing and improving programs, services, and facilities not ordinarily supported by the government, which enrich the lives of Anaheim residents. With the support of thousands of volunteers, the Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend will help to enhance or expand a wide variety of programs that greatly benefit the Anaheim community. The Anaheim Community Foundation is proud of their more than twenty years of building community through people, partnerships and pride.


To learn more, visit www.anaheimcf.org.




Awards

Disneyland® Half Marathon


The following Half Marathon awards will be presented on-site at the Awards Ceremony at 8:00 on Sunday, September 6, 2015. Please note, overall awards are based on Gun Time, while the Masters and age group award winners are based on net time.


  • Top 3 Overall Female Finishers
  • Top 3 Overall Male Finishers
  • Top 3 Overall Female Wheelchair Finishers (push rim only)
  • Top 3 Overall Male Wheelchair Finishers (push rim only)
  • Overall Female Masters Champion
  • Overall Male Masters Champion

Military & Individual Age Group Awards

Military and Age Group awards listed below for the Disneyland® Half Marathon will be distributed by mail after the event. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.


Because of the number of people who participate in each event, it can often take several minutes to cross the start line. In the interest of fairness, Military and age group award winners will be based on Net Time. Masters (40 and over) who place in the overall division will receive that overall award only. Please note that a runner will not receive two awards for the same race result.


  • Top 5 Female Military Finishers
  • Top 5 Male Military Finishers

The top five male and female runners will receive awards in the following age groups:


14-17 30-34 45-49 60-64 75-79
18-24 35-39 50-54 65-69 80+
25-29 40-44 55-59 70-74

Disneyland® 10K


10K awards will be distributed by mail after the event. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery. Because of the number of people who participate in each event, it can often take several minutes to cross the start line. In the interest of fairness, Military and age group award winners will be based on Net Time. Masters (40 and over) who place in the overall division will receive that overall award only. Please note that a runner will not receive two awards for the same race result.


  • Top 3 Overall Female Finishers
  • Top 3 Overall Male Finishers
  • Top 3 Overall Female Wheelchair Finishers (push rim only)
  • Top 3 Overall Male Wheelchair Finishers (push rim only)
  • Overall Female Masters Champion
  • Overall Male Masters Champion
  • Top 3 Female Military Finishers
  • Top 3 Male Military Finishers

The top three male and female runners will receive awards in the following age groups:


10-17 30-34 45-49 60-64 75-79
18-24 35-39 50-54 65-69 80+
25-29 40-44 55-59 70-74

An individual runner will not receive two awards for the same race result.


All event information is subject to change.