EVENTS

Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna®

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January 6-January 10, 2016 -  Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida

Walt Disney World® Marathon

72%

Runner's World Challenge

Sold Out

Goofy's Challenge

Sold Out

Half Marathon

Sold Out

Castaway Cay Challenge

50%

Family Reunion Breakfast

51%

Race Retreat

55%

ChEAR Squad

50%

Pasta in the Park

1%

runDisney Kids Races

72%% Full
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Travel

When you travel to the Walt Disney World® Resort for a runDisney event, participating in the race is only part of your vacation experience. With four Theme Parks, two Water Parks, the Downtown Disney® area, and over 20 Resorts to choose from, there is fun for the whole family during a runDisney race weekend.


Plan your Walt Disney World® Vacation today!


Training

Training with Jeff Galloway

International Marathon trainer and author, Jeff Galloway, has led thousands of runners across the finish line, while reducing their chance of injury to almost zero with his proven training programs. Click here to find the Jeff Galloway training program that works best for you! Be sure to check the Race Pacing Chart to train to the optimal pace.



Notes:

  • Transportation is only provided to and from the host resorts.
  • Parking is limited at all venues. We strongly encourage the use of event transportation whenever possible.
  • Please check with the respective resort front desks for race transportation pick up locations.

Walt Disney World® 5K

  • Bus Transportation
    - 4:15 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 a.m.
  • Monorail Transportation will be available starting at 3:00 a.m.
  • Participants must board a bus or monorail no later than 5:00 a.m. in order to make it to their corrals on time.

runDisney Kids Races

  • Utilize Expo Transportation Schedule

Walt Disney World® 10K

  • Bus Transportation
    - 3:30 a.m. – 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • Monorail Transportation will be available starting at 3:00 a.m.
  • Participants must board a bus or monorail no later than 4:00 a.m. in order to make it to their corrals on time.

Walt Disney World® Half Marathon

  • Bus Transportation
    - 3:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 – 11:00 a.m.
  • Monorail Transportation will be available starting at 3:00 a.m.
  • Participants must board a bus or monorail no later than 4:00 a.m. in order to make it to their corrals on time.

Walt Disney World® Marathon

  • Bus Transportation
    - 3:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 – 2:00 p.m.
  • Monorail Transportation will be available starting at 3:00 a.m.
  • Participants must board a bus or monorail no later than 4:00 a.m. in order to make it to their corrals on time.

The CoolDown Party at Downtown Disney®

  • Please utilize existing Walt Disney World® transportation.

Driving Directions

Guests who do not stay at a host resort will need to provide their own transportation to weekend events.


Directions to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (Expo and Kids Races)
Take 1-4 to exit 65 (Osceola Parkway West). Take 
a left onto Victory Way and park in the main lot. 
Proceed on foot to the main entrance.


Directions to Epcot® (5K, 10K,Half Marathon)
On Friday and Saturday:
Take I-4 to exit 64 (192 West) and follow the signs
 to Epcot®.


Directions to Epcot® (Marathon)
On Sunday:
Take I-4 to exit 65 (Osceola Parkway West) and follow the signs to Epcot®. Guests coming from (192) are strongly encouraged to take I-4 to exit 65 (Osceola Parkway West) because there will be SIGNIFICANT DELAYS starting at 3:30 a.m. due to road closures.


For Guests driving to Epcot® on Saturday and Sunday, EXPECT SIGNIFICANT DELAYS! Roads begin to close as early as 11:00 p.m. on the evenings before the Half Marathon and Marathon. GPS devices or other sources will be inaccurate due to road closures.

Please use the provided directions and plan to arrive no later than 4:30 a.m. You must be in your corral at the start line by 5:00 a.m. or you will not be allowed to start. Please note, it takes 20 minutes to walk from the Family Reunion area (Epcot® Wonder Lot) to the start line.


All information is subject to change.



Merchandise


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Why Do You Run?

What amazing story do you have that inspires you to run?  Does runDisney hold a special place in your life?


From those who have beaten the odds, to those who use runDisney to motivate others, we've been fortunate to welcome many of you with extraordinary achievements to our events.  We'd love to share some of those stories on the runDisney Facebook page, runDisney Twitter page and Disney Parks Blog, in addition to local or national news media.


Check out just a few of the inspiring people who have run Disney:


If you have or know someone that has a compelling achievement tied to a runDisney event, we'd love to hear your story!