Star Wars™ Half Marathon - The Dark Side

April 20-April 23, 2017 -  Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida


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, Disney Springs, 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 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. Find the Jeff Galloway program that works best for you!

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.

Directions to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (Expo and Kids Races)
Take I-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 and Half Marathon)
Take I-4 to exit 67 (Epcot Center Drive) and follow the signs to Epcot®.


Gear up for your race with the latest runDisney merchandise.

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Disney Floral & Gifts

Celebrate runDisney accomplishments with galactic themed surprises and keepsakes.

Specially themed for the Star Wars fan, Disney Floral & Gifts provides a variety of Star Wars and Star Tours themed galactic surprises. You can even build a custom gift for the runner in your life! Shop now at Disney Floral & Gifts Custom Gift Builder or speak with a Dream Maker at 407-WDW-GIFT.

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!

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