Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna

  January 9 - January 13, 2019  -  Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida

Spectator Resources

Spectators help runners by motivating them during their training and cheering them on during their runs. As a spectator, you play a huge part in the success of your runner.

Now here's something to ChEAR about! As a spectator, you can be a part of the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend when you join the ChEAR Squad and support your runner! You can create extra magic for your runner and others along the course when you stop by the ChEAR Zone at the Expo and create a one-of-a-kind ChEAR card. You'll even get inside information and tips about the race weekend and much, much more.

ChEAR Squad – GOLD Package includes*:

  • runDisney ChEAR Squad bag, blanket and cowbell
  • Reserved viewing location near Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom® Park (first come, first served)
  • Reserved Finish Line ChEAR Zone seating, which includes:
    • Reserved grandstand seating (first come, first served)
    • Hot and cold beverages
    • Private restrooms

ChEAR Squad – GOLD Package Pricing:

  • 1-Day Package (Half Marathon OR Marathon) – $65
  • 2-Day Package (Half Marathon AND Marathon) – $85

ChEAR Squad – PLATINUM Package** includes:

  • All of the Gold Package amenities plus...
  • Entry into Race Retreat** which includes:
    • Private Hospitality tent near the Finish Line, including live video feed from the race and access to live runner results
    • Private restrooms
    • Disney character meet & greets
    • Disney-catered post-race brunch
    • Designated location to meet your runner and celebrate their accomplishment*

ChEAR Squad – PLATINUM Package Pricing:

  • 1-Day Package (Half Marathon OR Marathon) – $120
  • 2-Day Package (Half Marathon AND Marathon) – $180

*Reserved seating/viewing locations may vary and are subject to change. Guest must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled event to ensure reserved seating/viewing – actual location within the reserved seating/viewing areas is on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserved seating/viewing amenity is available for the registered ChEAR Squad member only. Each Guest will need to purchase a package for entry to the designated areas. Purchase is not required for children under 3 years old. Runners will not be able to meet their guests inside the reserved Finish Line ChEAR Zone unless the runner has purchased a ChEAR Squad Package.

**Race Retreat will open to friends and family beginning at 5:30 a.m. Runners participating in Half Marathon, Marathon, Goofy or Dopey Challenge must purchase a Race Retreat package separately and are subject to availability.

Runner Tracking

Family and friends will be able to track participants with live online runner tracking for the Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K. Participants will also have the opportunity to send split times via email, text message and social media by registering for this service on the event website approximately one week before the event. You can also sign up for runner tracking at the Expo.

Parking at Epcot® is free before 7:00 a.m., and if you arrive afterward, you will be charged the daily parking fee.


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