EVENTS

Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend
presented by PANDORA® Jewelry

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May 6-May 8, 2016 -  Disneyland® Resort, California
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Runners

Registration

Registration for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend presented by PANDORA Jewelry will open August 11, 2015 at Noon EST! Sign up for an email reminder today!


  • Tinker Bell Half Marathon presented by PANDORA Jewelry
  • Pixie Dust Challenge presented by PANDORA Jewelry
  • Tinker Bell 10K presented by PANDORA Jewelry
  • Never Land 5K presented by PANDORA Jewelry
  • runDisney Kids Races
  • ChEAR Squad
  • Commemorative Items

Events may sellout before percentages can be updated.

Entry Fees and Deadlines

Tinker Bell Half Marathon presented by PANDORA Jewelry

  • $199 by August 25, 2015
  • $215 between August 26 and September 8, 2015
  • $230 on or after September 9, 2015

Pixie Dust Challenge presented by PANDORA Jewelry

  • $330 by August 25, 2015
  • $355 between August 26 and September 8, 2015
  • $380 on or after September 9, 2015

Tinker Bell 10K presented by PANDORA Jewelry

  • $110 by August 25, 2015
  • $125 between August 26 and September 8, 2015
  • $140 on or after September 9, 2015

Never Land 5K presented by PANDORA Jewelry

  • $75 per participant by September 8, 2015
  • $85 per participant on or after September 9, 2015

runDisney Kids Races

  • $20 per participant by September 8, 2015
  • $25 per participant on or after September 9, 2015

Registration Policy

  • Entry fees for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Events, Commemorative Items, or any other Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend 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.
  • 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.


Early Registration Opportunities

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


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 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend, please contact one of the runDisney Charity Groups 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.


Please remember each organization has its own guidelines and stipulations. Please contact the organizations directly for more information. Groups will be posted as they become available.


Benefits of Booking with an Official Charity Group

  • Guaranteed race entry even if races sell out.
  • Select discounts on other race weekend amenities.
  • Satisfaction of making a difference through fundraising and running for the organization of your choice.

runDisney Travel Provider Program

Take part in the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend events through one of our Travel Providers.


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 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend trip with one of the travel providers participating in the runDisney Travel Provider Program:

  • Personalized guest service and communication from our Participating Travel Providers.
  • Guaranteed and specially-priced Runner Packages, even if races sell out.
  • Ability to pay for your Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend vacation over time.*
  • 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.

Eligibility

  • Participants for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon must be 14 years of age or older.
  • Participants in the Tinker Bell 10K must be 10 years of age or older.
  • You must be 5 years of age on race day to participate in the Never Land 5K. Each participant must be able to complete the 5K on their own.
  • Runners unable to maintain the pace may be picked up at any point along the course and transported to the finish.
  • A training pace of 15-minute per mile pace is recommended.

Please remember, Proof of Time must be provided between September 15, 2015 and February 2, 2016.


runDisney proof of time guidelines:

If you believe you will finish the Half Marathon in less than 3:15 hours, proof of time is required for start corral placement. Pixie Dust Challenge participants should adhere to Half 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, training, or virtual runs as proof of time.


  • Proof of time must be provided from an officially timed race reflecting results after May 1, 2013 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
  • 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 February 2, 2016, data provided is incomplete or cannot be verified, you will be placed in the last start corral.
  • No corral changes will be made after February 2, 2016.
  • For any questions regarding proof of time, please email disneysports@trackshack.com


Pacing Requirements

  • 16 minute per mile pace for all athletes in the Tinker Bell Half Marathon, Tinker Bell 10K or the Never Land 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 flags at each mile markers according to the official pace time. If you reach a mile marker with a flag 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.

To help you calculate your anticipated finish time, please use the following Race Pacing Chart:


Race Pacing Chart
Pace/Mile
Half Marathon
6:00
1:19:00
6:30
1:25:00
7:00
1:32:00
7:30
1:38:00
8:00
1:45:00
8:30
1:51:00
9:00
1:58:00
9:30
2:04:00
10:00
2:11:00
10:30
2:18:00
11:00
2:24:00
11:30
2:31:00
12:00
2:37:00
12:30
2:44:00
13:00
2:50:00
13:30
2:57:00
14:00
3:03:00
14:30
3:10:00
15:00
3:17:00
15:30
3:23:00
16:00
3:30:00

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


Commemorative Items


Remember your achievements during the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend with Commemorative Items that will remind you of all the Disney magic for years to come.


As a race participant, you’ll get the chance to purchase Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Commemorative Pins, Necklaces and Mickey Ears*!  These commemorative items are the perfect way for you and your family to remember the magic of your the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend. 


  • Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Bundle
  • Pixie Dust Challenge Pin Bundle – Half Marathon and 10K Pins
  • Tinker Bell Half Marathon Pin
  • Pixie Dust Challenge Pin
  • Tinker Bell 10K Pin
  • Never Land 5K Pin
  • Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Necklace
  • runDisney Kids Races Mickey Ears
  • runDisney Commemorative Teams
  • Women's Performance Jacket

*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. Quantities are limited.

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.
  • 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 Tinker Bell Half 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.


All event information is subject to change.

Fundraising

runDisney and CrowdRise have partnered to create an exclusive fundraising platform for all runners, charities and the entire Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend running community. Our partnership is built on the idea that raising money for charity and giving back has got to be easy and fun. Simply go to CrowdRise and click the blue "Set Up Your Fundraiser" button to start fundraising.