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Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna

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  January 9 - January 13, 2019  -  Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida
 
 
 
 
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Registration for the 2019 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna is now open. Register Today!

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Entry Fees


Walt Disney World® Marathon

  • $188

Dopey Challenge

  • $585

Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge

  • $385

Walt Disney World® Half Marathon

  • $188

Walt Disney World® 10K

  • $125

Walt Disney World® 5K

  • $85

runDisney Kids Races

  • Dashes – $20
  • One Mile Run – $30

Race Retreat

  • Walt Disney World® Marathon – $120
  • Walt Disney World® Half Marathon – $120
  • Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge – $230
  • Dopey Challenge – $230

ChEAR Squad

  • Platinum Package:
    • 1-Day Package (Half Marathon OR Marathon) – $120
    • 2-Day Package (Half Marathon AND Marathon) – $180
  • Gold Package:
    • 1-Day Package (Half Marathon OR Marathon) – $65
    • 2-Day Package (Half Marathon AND Marathon) – $85

Disney Castaway Cay Challenge*

  • $80*

* A reservation on the January 14, 2019 Disney Dream 4-Night Bahamian Cruise is required in order to participate. Disney Cruise Line availability for the January 14, 2019 Disney Dream 4-Night Bahamian Cruise is limited. It is recommended that you book your Disney cruise PRIOR to registering for the Castaway Cay Challenge. If your Disney Castaway Cay Challenge spot is forfeited for any reason, the race fee is non-refundable. Please refer to Disney Cruise Line for cruise refund policies.


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 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!


Participating Charities:


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!



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 for a lesser distance (if any) will be refunded and then a transfer processing fee will be applied.
  • 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.



Race Bib Pick-Up

  • You must pick up your own participant Race Bib during regularly scheduled Expo hours, which includes your event-issued bib number and timing device (no timing device for the 5K).
  • Download and complete your personalized race waiver online (available approximately two weeks prior to event).
  • Parents or legal guardians must download and complete the personalized race waiver for minors and pick up their race bib.
  • Visit the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to pick up your race bib. (Driving Directions).
  • You must have a Valid Photo ID in order to pick up your race bib (driver's license, passport, Military ID, Government issued ID.)
  • If you do not have a valid photo ID we cannot issue you your race bib. No exceptions will be made.
  • The payer or registrant may pick up ChEAR Squad packets.


Please remember, Proof of Time must be provided by October 9, 2018.


runDisney Proof of Time Guidelines:

If you believe you will finish the Half Marathon in less than 2:45 hours or the Marathon in less than 5:30 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. 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 January 1, 2017 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, 1/7/18, – 4:35


  • For starting corral placement, proof of time must be submitted by the participant for each individual race.
  • If proof of time is not provided by October 9, 2018, 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 9, 2018.
  • Past runDisney races may be used as proof of time, however they are not automatically input for your race registration.
  • Proof of time submissions must be made within your participant account and cannot be accepted via email.
  • Click here to update your proof of time in your participant account.
  • 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 10K.
  • 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 or flags at each mile markers according to the official pace time. If you reach a mile marker with a light wand or 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.


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*

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


Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend

  • Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Commemorative Bundle
    • Sneaker Ornament, Sneaker Keychain, Snow Globe and Event Magnet
  • Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Jacket - View Size Chart

Dopey Challenge

  • Dopey Challenge Bundle
    • Logo Pin, Medal Replica Pin, I Did It Pin and Mileage Magnet
  • Dopey Challenge Logo Pin Bundle
    • 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon, Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge, and Dopey Challenge Logo Pins (6 Total Pins)
  • Dopey Challenge Pin Bundle
    • Logo, Medal Replica and I Did It Pins for the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon, Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge, and Dopey Challenge (18 Total Pins)

Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge

  • Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge Bundle
    • Logo Pin, Medal Replica Pin, I Did It Pin and Mileage Magnet

Walt Disney World® Marathon

  • Walt Disney World® Marathon Bundle
    • Logo Pin, Medal Replica Pin, I Did It Pin and Mileage Magnet

Walt Disney World® Half Marathon

  • Walt Disney World® Half Marathon Bundle
    • Logo Pin, Medal Replica Pin, I Did It Pin and Mileage Magnet

Walt Disney World® 10K

  • Walt Disney World® 10K Bundle
    • Logo Pin, Medal Replica Pin, I Did It Pin and Mileage Magnet

Walt Disney World® 5K

  • Walt Disney World® 5K Bundle
    • Logo Pin, Medal Replica Pin, I Did It Pin and Mileage Magnet

Annual Passholders

  • Annual Passholder Logo Pin

runDisney Kids Races

  • Youth Size Mickey Ears

*Pre-purchased items will ONLY be distributed at Race Bib Pick-Up. Items not picked up at Race Bib Pick-up will not be mailed and will not be refunded. Quantities are limited. Some items subject to closing before others.


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