EVENTS

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! Sign up for an email reminder today!


  • Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna®
  • Dopey Challenge presented by Cigna®
  • 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®

  • $105 by June 24, 2014
  • $120 between June 25, 2014 and August 19, 2014
  • $135 on or after August 20, 2014

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

Mickey Mile

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

Registration Policy

  • Entry for The Walt Disney World® Marathon Events, Commemorative Items, or any other Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend related purchases are non-refundable.
  • All races are non-transferable from participant to participant.
  • All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time.
  • 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.
  • Dates, times and prices subject to change.
  • 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.

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 Mickey Mile. 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.





Proof of Time

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. 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.


  • Proof of time must be provided from a certified race reflecting results after January 1, 2014.
    • Half Marathon - 10K or longer.
    • Full Marathon - 10 Miles or longer
  • A valid proof of time provided at the time of registration must include the following*:
    • Name of Race
    • Year
    • Distance
    • Time finished
    • City
    • State
    • Date


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


    • 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 October 6, 2015, data provided is incomplete or cannot be verified, you will be placed in the last start corral.
    • No changes will be made at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo.
    • 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.


*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.


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!


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