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Expedition Everest Challenge

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May 3-May 3, 2014 -  Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida

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THE EVENT

5K nighttime adventure run with obstacles, scavenger hunt, and Post-Race Party!


Discover the adventurer in you during the Expedition Everest Challenge, an adrenaline- driven, thrill-packed weekend of a great run on a breathtaking course in Disney's Animal Kingdom® Park, the Family Edition, runDisney Kids races, plus a celebration Post-Race Party with plenty of Disney entertainment and exclusive ride access.


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Saturday, May 3, 2014

10:00 p.m.

Start/Finish: Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park


Take a run on the wild side and uncover the mystery of the clues!


Take a run on the wild side during the Expedition Everest Challenge, a thrill-packed, timed endurance event that combines a 5K adventure run through Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park with the challenge of a scavenger hunt. Your nighttime adventure starts in base camp where you'll begin a journey along an obstacle strewn course. Then get set for all the excitement of a scavenger hunt in the spectacular setting of Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Complete the challenge and escape with a special edition Compass finisher medal.


Double the adventure and fun and run as a two-person Trek team! Teams can be all male, all female, coed or military.



Expedition Everest Challenge
Expedition Everest Challenge
Expedition Everest Challenge

Expedition Everest Challenge Highlights

  • 5K trek with obstacles
  • Clues to solve before you reach the summit
  • Course through Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park at Night
  • Disney Entertainment on-course and at the post-race celebration
  • Event Weekend Transportation from the Event Host Resorts

Expedition Everest Challenge Participants Receive

  • Champion® Short-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women's and Men's Cut- click here to see the sizing chart
  • Personalized race bib (register before March 1, 2014)
  • Expedition Everest Challenge Finisher Medal
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Admission to a special post-race party inside Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

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


* Participants must attend Packet Pick-Up at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers after the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.



Saturday, May 3, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Start/Finish: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex


An adventure for the whole family!


Take a trek through ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex with your family and friends during the Expedition Everest Challenge Family Edition. Adventurers ages 4 and up can join forces to run a short distance and then complete a scavenger hunt to earn a special finisher medallion!


Expedition Everest Challenge Family Edition Requirements

  • Ages 4 and up, must include one individual age 18 or older
  • Up to 6 people per roster for a team
  • No less than 2 people per group

Expedition Everest Challenge Family Edition Participants Receive

  • Unisex Short-Sleeved T-Shirt (Adult and Kids sizes)*
  • Personalized race bib (register before March 1, 2014)*
  • Expedition Everest Challenge Family Edition Finisher Medallion*
  • iGiftbag
  • Post-race refreshments

Dates, times and prices subject to change. Races are subject to capacity limits and can close at any time before the percentage can be updated.


*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to receive their race packet, bib, and t-shirt. Finisher medallions will be distributed to finishers after the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.



Saturday, May 3, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex


Every little adventurer goes home a winner!


Here's a chance for even the youngest adventurers to participate in fun-filled races designed for kids 4-10 years old. Activities include running, climbing, and searching – just like mom and dad! And every child who participates in the runDisney Kids Races goes home a winner with their very own finisher medallion! Encourage your young adventurers to join the fun. Reserve early - space is limited.


runDisney Kids Races
runDisney Kids Races
runDisney Kids Races

runDisney Kids Race Participants Receive

  • runDisney Kids Races T-shirt*
  • Finisher medallion*
  • Personalized bib (must register by March 1, 2014 for name to appear on bib)*
  • Post-race refreshments

Dates, times and prices subject to change. Some runDisney Kids Races categories may fill up before others. Races are subject to capacity limits and can close at any time before the percentage can be updated.


* Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to receive their race packet, bib, and t-shirt. Finisher medallions will be distributed to finishers after the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.



Saturday, May 3, 2014

10:30 p.m.

Start/Finish: Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park


Come party the night away with the Yeti!


You've earned it – the right to party with the Yeti at Expedition Everest (if you dare go on his mountain)! Plus entry into the Kali River Rapids® Attraction, DINOSAUR, and DinoLand U.S.A.® area. It's all part of an Exclusive Post-Race Party at Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park for participants in the Expedition Everest Challenge. The entry fee for registered participants includes entrance into this exclusive event.


For friends and family not participating in the event, a separate party ticket to enter Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park for the Post-Race Party is needed. You can buy additional party tickets for your friends and family.* Guests will need a hard ticket to enter. Annual passes will not provide admission to the party. The party is subject to capacity limits so there are a limited number of party tickets available. Party tickets are non-refundable and must be picked up at Packet Pick-Up.


The entry fee for registered participants includes entrance into an exclusive Post-Race Party at Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. Attractions open for this party include Kali River Rapids® Attraction, DINOSAUR, Dinoland U.S.A.® Area, and the Expedition Everest Attraction*.


Post-Race Party
Post-Race Party
Post-Race Party

Additional Party Tickets:

  • Adults (Age 10 and up):
    • $49 between December 17 – April 2, 2014
    • $59 between April 3 – May 3, 2014
  • Children (Ages 3 - 9):
    • $25 between December 17 – April 2, 2014
    • $35 between April 3 – May 3, 2014
  • Children 2 and under - Ticket not required

* Guests will need a Post-Race Party Ticket to enter. Annual passes and other Ticket media will not provide admission to the party. The party is subject to capacity limits so there are a limited number of party tickets available. Party tickets are non-refundable and must be picked up at Packet Pick-Up. Attractions subject to availability.