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Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna®

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

Registration

Registration for the 2016 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna® will open April 28, 2015 at Noon EST! Sign up for an email reminder today!


  • Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna®
  • Dopey Challenge presented by Cigna®
  • Runner's World Challenge
  • Goofy's Race and Half Challenge presented by Cigna®
  • Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna®
  • Walt Disney World® 10K presented by Cigna®
  • Walt Disney World® 5K presented by Cigna®
  • Family Reunion Breakfast
  • ChEAR Squad
  • Race Retreat
  • Pasta in the Park
  • runDisney Kids Races
  • Commemorative Items


Events may sell out before percentages can be updated.

Entry Fees and Deadlines

Dopey Challenge presented by Cigna®

  • $550 by May 19, 2015
  • $580 between May 20, 2015 and June 9, 2015
  • $610 on or after June 10, 2015

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

  • $360 by May 19, 2015
  • $380 between May 20, 2015 and June 9, 2015
  • $400 on or after June 10, 2015

Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna®

  • $175 by May 19, 2015
  • $190 between May 20, 2015 and June 9, 2015
  • $205 on or after June 10, 2015

Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna®

  • $175 by May 19, 2015
  • $190 between May 20, 2015 and June 9, 2015
  • $205 on or after June 10, 2015

Walt Disney World® 10K presented by Cigna®

  • $110 by May 19, 2015
  • $125 between May 20, 2015 and June 9, 2015
  • $140 on or after June 10, 2015

Walt Disney World® 5K presented by Cigna®

  • $65 per participant by June 9, 2015
  • $75 on or after June 10, 2015

runDisney Kids Races

  • $15 per child by June 9, 2015
  • $20 on or after June 10, 2015

One Mile Run

  • $30 per child by June 9, 2015
  • $35 on or after June 10, 2015

Race Retreat Packages

  • $120 Half Marathon Package
  • $120 Full Marathon Package
  • $230 Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge Package
  • $230 Dopey Challenge

Pasta in the Park Party

  • $54 Adult
  • $30 Child

Family Reunion Breakfast

  • $40 for Adults (ages 10 and up)
  • $30 for Children (ages 3 – 9)

ChEAR Squad Package Pricing:

Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge or Dopey Challenge

  • Sliver Package – $39
  • Gold Package – $85
  • Platinum Package – $180

Marathon

  • Sliver Package – $39
  • Gold Package – $65
  • Platinum Package – $120

Half Marathon

  • Sliver Package – $39
  • Gold Package – $65
  • Platinum Package – $120

Early Registration Opportunities

Select early registration opportunities are available two weeks prior to official registration opening date for each race weekend.


Walt Disney World® Annual Passholders – Learn more

Disneyland® Annual Passholders – Learn more

Disney Vacation Club Members – Learn more



Run for a Cause

runDisney Charity Groups Program

Make your run count! The runDisney Charity Groups Program provides a great opportunity to support a charitable organization while running at one of our runDisney events. If you would like to run for a cause at the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend, please contact one of the runDisney Charity Groups below to learn more. Contact the organization of your choice directly to find out what criteria each of their participants must meet to be part of their group.

Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Will Be Celebrating


Benefits of Booking with a Charity Group

  • Guaranteed race entry even if races sell out
  • Specially-priced Walt Disney World® Resort Hotel rates
  • Specially-priced Walt Disney World® Theme Park Tickets
  • Select discounts on other race weekend amenities
  • Satisfaction of making a difference through fundraising and running for the organization of your choice



Travel Providers

runDisney Travel Provider Program

The runDisney Travel Provider Program provides runners traveling to our events special travel packages and superb customer service. Whether you are traveling domestically or internationally, these runDisney Travel providers can help put together a travel package that is right for you! Contact any of the Travel providers below for more information!

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 Tour Provider.
  • Guaranteed and specially-priced Runner Packages, even if races sell out
  • Specially-priced Walt Disney World® Resort Hotel rates
  • Specially-priced Walt Disney World® Theme Park Tickets
  • Select discounts on other race weekend amenities
  • Ease of mind – leave the travel planning to the experts so you can focus on your training!

*Every Travel Provider is different, so please be sure to contact them directly for specific payment options.


Registration Policy

  • Entry fees for the Walt Disney World® Marathon Events, Commemorative Items, or any other Walt Disney World® Marathon event(s) related purchases 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.
  • Registrations may be transferred within the same race weekend, to a different race distance, as long as the desired race distance is not sold out. The Guest must first register for the new event for the transfer to be valid; any difference in registration price the for a lesser distance (if any) will then be refunded, less a $35 transfer processing fee.
  • Transfers are not allowed for 5Ks, runDisney Kids Races or sold out events.
  • All races are non-transferable. between individuals, between event weekends, and to events that have reached capacity/sold-out.
  • Race entries/bibs are not transferrable from one person/participant to another person/participant. Sale, trade and/or transfer of race entry/bib number is strictly prohibited and may result in the disqualification of and/or banning offenders from participating at future events. Anyone caught attempting to sell or transfer their race entry/bib to another person/participant, pick up another person's/participant's race entry/bib, or participate in a race using another participant's race entry/bib, will have said race entry/bib cancelled and/or revoked, be disqualified, and be removed from the race without refund.

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


Eligibility

  • Participants for Walt Disney World® Marathon, Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge and Dopey Challenge must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Participants for Walt Disney World® Half Marathon must be 14 years of age or older.
  • Participants for Walt Disney World® 10K must be 10 years of age or older.
  • You must be 5 years of age on race day to participate in the Walt Disney World® 5K. Each participant must be able to complete the 5K on their own.
  • Children 13 and under can participate in the One Mile Run. Other runDisney Kids Race distances are determined by age group.

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.


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



Please remember, Proof of Time must be provided between May 28, 2015 and October 6, 2015.


runDisney proof of time guidelines:

If you believe you will finish the Half Marathon in less than 3:15 hours or the Marathon in less than 6:30 hours, proof of time is required for start corral placement. Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge and Dopey Challenge participants should adhere to Full Marathon proof of time requirements and submit a 10K distance or longer. Proof of time is not required for the 5K and 10K races. Please reference the Pacing Requirements below for finish times and associated pacing per mile. Please note we do not accept self-timed runs.


  • Proof of time must be provided from a certified race reflecting results after January 1, 2014 and must be one of the below listed distances. Runners will be placed in the last corral if the appropriate race distance is not submitted for Proof of Time.
    • Half Marathon – 10K, 12K, 15K, 10 Mile, Half Marathon or Marathon
    • Full Marathon – 10 Mile, Half Marathon or Marathon
  • A valid proof of time provided at the time of registration must include the following*:
    • Name of Race
    • Distance
    • City
    • State
    • Date
    • Finish time
    • Link to Results

*For example, Walt Disney World Marathon, 26.2, Orlando, FL, 1/13/15, – 3:35


  • If proof of time is not provided by October 6, 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 October 6, 2015.
  • For any questions regarding proof of time, please email disneysports@trackshack.com

Pacing Requirements

  • 16 minute per mile pace for all athletes in the Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K.
  • Runners unable to maintain the pace may be picked up at any point along the course and transported to the finish line.
  • A training pace of 15-minute per mile pace is recommended.
  • 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.


Race Pacing Chart
Pace/Mile
Half Marathon
Full Marathon
6:00
1:19:00
2:37:00
6:30
1:25:00
2:50:00
7:00
1:32:00
3:03:00
7:30
1:38:00
3:17:00
8:00
1:45:00
3:30:00
8:30
1:51:00
3:43:00
9:00
1:58:00
3:56:00
9:30
2:04:00
4:09:00
10:00
2:11:00
4:22:00
10:30
2:18:00
4:35:00
11:00
2:24:00
4:48:00
11:30
2:31:00
5:01:00
12:00
2:37:00
5:14:00
12:30
2:44:00
5:28:00
13:00
2:50:00
5:41:00
13:30
2:57:00
5:54:00
14:00
3:03:00
6:07:00
14:30
3:10:00
6:20:00
15:00
3:17:00
6:33:00
15:30
3:23:00
6:46:00
16:00
3:30:00
6:59:00


Commemorative Items

Commemorative Items

Celebrate your Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend achievement with special commemorative items that will preserve your race memories for years to come.


As a race participant, you'll get the chance to purchase Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Commemorative Pins, Commemorative Marathon Necklaces and Mickey Ears*! These Commemorative Items are the perfect way for you and your family to take home the magic of your Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend.


  • Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Bundle
    • Hat, Tumbler, and Magnet
  • Dopey Challenge Pin Bundle
    • 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon, Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge and Dopey Challenge Pins
  • Goofy's Race and Half Challenge Pin Bundle
    • Half Marathon, Marathon, Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge Pins
  • Dopey Challenge Pin
  • Goofy's Race and Half Challenge Pin
  • Walt Disney World® Marathon Pin
  • Walt Disney World® Half Marathon Pin
  • Walt Disney World®10K Pin
  • Walt Disney World® 5K Pin
  • runDisney Kids Mickey Ears
  • Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Jacket
  • Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Necklace

*Items will ONLY be distributed at Packet Pick-Up. Items not picked up at Packet Pick-up will not be mailed and will not be refunded. A limited quantity may be available for sale on site while supplies last.


Official Race Photos

  • Photographers on the course and at the finish line will take your photo.
  • Smile and make sure your number is showing!
  • Race photos will be posted approximately one week after event.
  • Email proofs will be emailed to you

Official Licensees

  • Lasting Commemoratives offers limited edition fine art prints and a family of personalized commemorative items based on original Walt Disney World® Marathon artwork. View their full line of products and shop on-line now.
  • Fond Memories Graphics preserves the memory of your achievement forever with a personalized shadow box or certificate plaque engraved with your name and chip time. Engrave your medal at the finish-line booth, chip times will be available! For more information, visit www.fondmemoriesgraphics.com.