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Star Wars™ Half Marathon – The Light Side

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January 12-January 15, 2017 -  Disneyland® Resort, California
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Registration is now open for the 2017 Star Wars™ Half Marathon – The Light Side Weekend! Register today!


THE EVENT

Choose your Destiny!  There's a run for Jedi Knights and Padawans of every age and skill level including the Star Wars Half Marathon, Star Wars 10K and Star Wars 5K, and the runDisney Kid Races.  Put yourself to the ultimate test and join the Star Wars Rebel Challenge combining the Star Wars 10K and Half Marathon for an out of this world running adventure.  As Jedi Master Yoda says, "Do or do not. There is no try!" So DO be a part of the Star Wars Half Marathon– The Light Side Weekend, January 12-15, 2017.


Sunday, January 15, 2017

Start Time 5:30 a.m.

Start/Finish: Disneyland® Resort


The Power of the Force meets the Magic of Disney!


Jump into hyperspace and feel the power of the Force during the Star Wars Half Marathon run at the Disneyland® Resort.  It’s a 13.1 mile intergalactic adventure in the most magical place on Earth. Your course takes you through Disney California Adventure® Park, Disneyland® Park, and on the terrestrial streets of the surrounding areas.  Follow the path to the Light Side.   Never underestimate the power of the Dark Side. Darth Vader and the Forces of the Dark Side are not far behind!



The Star Wars Half Marathon Highlights

  • Timed Half Marathon race
  • 13.1-mile course through Disneyland® Resort and the surrounding areas
  • Entertainment on-course
  • Family Reunion Area with live entertainment and characters at the Finish Line
  • Race within walking distance when you stay at a Disneyland® Resort Hotel
  • Event transportation included when you stay at select Anaheim Area Hotels

Star Wars Half Marathon Race Participants Receive

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal*
  • Champion® Long-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women's or Men's Cut* - Size Chart
  • Official Event Guide
  • Virtual Goody Bag
  • Personalized bib (Must register before October 13, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race with live runner tracking signup for friends and family
  • Personalized results website

To receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal, you must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge. Registering for the 10K and Half Marathon individually will not make you eligible to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal.


Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.


*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants.

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.



5:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017
5:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2017

Start/Finish: Disneyland® Resort


The Ultimate Test for a Star Wars rebel!


Welcome to the rebel alliance! Now you can use the Force to amplify your strength and endurance in the ultimate test of your running skills during the Star Wars Rebel Challenge combining the Star Wars 10K on Saturday with the Star Wars Half Marathon on Sunday. You'll need all the power of the Force for this 2-day, 19.3-mile run. Rebels who finish both races are awarded the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal in addition to the Half Marathon and 10K Finisher Medals.


You must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge medal upon completion of both races within the pacing requirements.


Star Wars Rebel Challenge Highlights

  • Two courses through Disneyland® Resort and the surrounding areas totaling 19.3 miles
  • Entertainment on-course
  • Family Reunion Area with live entertainment and characters
  • Race within walking distance when you stay at a Disneyland®Resort Hotel
  • Event transportation included when you stay at select Anaheim Area Hotels

Star Wars Rebel Challenge Participants Receive:

  • Champion® Long-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women's or Men's Cut for the Half Marathon, 10K and Star Wars Rebel Challenge* - Size Chart
  • Special Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal, along with Star Wars Half Marathon and Star Wars 10K Finisher Medals for completing the Half Marathon and 10K*
  • Official Event Guide
  • Virtual Goody Bag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by October 13, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed races, with live runner tracking signup for friends and family
  • Personalized Half Marathon results website

To receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal, you must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge. Registering for the 10K and Half Marathon individually will not make you eligible to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal.

Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

* Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants.

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.



Saturday, January 14, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 a.m.

Start/Finish: Disneyland® Resort


Feel the power of the Force!


The Star Wars™ 10K race begins on Disneyland Drive where you'll race through the Disneyland® Resort on a 6.2 mile course with a spectacular finish!



Star Wars 10K Race Highlights

  • Timed 10K race
  • 10K course through the Disneyland® Resort and the surrounding city streets
  • Entertainment on-course
  • Race within walking distance when you stay at a Disneyland® Resort Hotel
  • Event transportation included when you stay at select Anaheim Area Hotels

Star Wars 10K Race Participants Receive:

  • Champion® Long-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women's or Men's Cut* - Size Chart
  • 10K Finisher medal
  • Official Event Guide*
  • Virtual Goody Bag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by October 13, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race with live runner tracking signup for friends and family

To receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal, you must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge.  Registering for the 10K and Half Marathon individually will not make you eligible to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal.


Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants.

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.



Friday, January 13, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 a.m.

Start/Finish: Disneyland® Resort


Make it a Jedi Adventure!


Make it a Jedi event and bring out the whole gang Friday morning for the Star Wars 5K. May the force be with you as you make your way through the Disneyland® Resort. It's an intergalactic adventure for adults, teens, and tweens.



Star Wars 5K Run Highlights

  • 5K course through the Disneyland® Resort
  • Entertainment on-course
  • Race within walking distance when you stay at a Disneyland® Resort Hotel
  • Event transportation included when you stay at select Anaheim Area Hotels

Star Wars 5K Run Participants Receive:

  • 5K Unisex T-shirt*
  • 5K Finisher medallion*
  • Official Event Guide
  • Virtual Goody Bag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by October 13, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • Post-race refreshments

Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.


* Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and t-shirt. Finisher medallions will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants.

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.



runDisney Kids Races presented by GoGo squeeZ® Applesauce on the Go

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

Location: Downtown Disney® District near ESPN® Zone*


Jedi training for the tiniest Padawans!


It's never too early to start your Jedi training! Every child eight and younger is invited to join the fun and participate in the runDisney Kids Races during the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend. Encourage your child to be a part of the excitement and sign up for any of the Kids Dashes. There's even a Diaper Dash for crawlers! Space is limited. Each participant goes home a winner with a Finisher Medallion to remember all the magic.

Parents are allowed to run with their children, but only registered children will receive a finisher medallion. The event will follow a rolling start beginning with the 100m dash followed by the 200m, 400m and Diaper Dash.

runDisney Kids Races Age Groups

  • 12 months and under - Diaper Dash for crawlers
  • 1-3 years old - 100m dash
  • 4-6 years old - 200m dash
  • 7-8 years old - 400m dash

runDisney Kids Races Participants Receive

  • runDisney Kids Races T-shirt*
  • Kids Race Finisher medallion*
  • Personalized race bib (Must register by October 13, 2016 for name to appear on bib)*
  • Post-race refreshments

Dates, times and prices subject to change. Some Kids Races event categories may fill up before others. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.


*Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and t-shirt. Finisher medallions will be distributed to finishers at the conclusion of the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants.

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.



Thursday, January 12th, 2017 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday, January 13th, 2017 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 14th, 2017 10:00 am – 4:00 pm


Location: Disneyland® Hotel Exhibit Hall


One-stop headquarters for all your Race Weekend needs!


Headquarters for everything you need to prepare for race weekend is at the Expo. All runners must attend the Expo for race number, shirt & gEAR bag pick up. During the Expo celebration, you’ll be able to check out the latest in Official runDisney Race Weekend Merchandise, and get a sneak peek at the latest in fitness apparel, footwear, sunglasses, high tech gadgets, and nutritional products. The Expo will also showcase a Speaker Series that includes appearances by celebrity runner and seminars on training, running, and nutrition featuring speakers and panelists from the running industry.



Expo Highlights

  • Race number, shirt & gEAR bag pick up
  • Official runDisney Merchandise
  • Latest in apparel, fitness equipment, high tech gadgets and nutritional products
  • Speaker Series – Guest speakers with seminars including race tips, training and nutrition


Exhibitor Information
If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor at one of our runDisney Health & Fitness Expo events, please contact wdw.sports.marathon.expo@disneysports.com.



All event information is subject to change.



Are you looking to enhance your race weekend experience? Then upgrade to the Light Side Lounge, a VIP experience created to take the hustle out of your race preparation and calm your inner Force.


This weekend long experience will provide guests with a personalized race check-in process, as well as access to exclusive shopping, dining and entertainment offerings including:


  • Light Side Concierge Lounge
    • Pick up your Race Packet & Pre-Purchased Merchandise in one convenient and comfortable place
      • Thursday, January 12, 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
      • Friday, January 13, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
      • Saturday, January 14, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Official Race Merchandise Shopping Experience with Exclusive Entertainment Opportunity
    • Two-hour private shopping opportunity to prior to Expo opening
      • Thursday, January 12, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
      • Friday, January 13, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
      • Saturday, January 14, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Post-Race Celebration Party
    • Private party at the ESPN Zone® restaurant in Downtown Disney® District
    • Lunch buffet, unlimited arcade game play and exclusive Post Race Party Finisher Photo opportunity
      • Sunday, January 15, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Disney PhotoPass® Collection
    • Access to all Disney PhotoPass® images linked to your account at the time of redemption, including your race photos and more
  • Commemorative VIP Credential

Enjoy more time at the Disneyland® Resort before and after your race with the Light Side Lounge.


What you need to know:


  • $199 per guest (not required for children under 3 years old)
  • Space is limited and expected to fill up quickly
  • Race registration not included
  • Concierge Lounge is located in the Magic Kingdom Ballroom at the Disneyland® Hotel
  • Private shopping experience grants early access to Official Race Merchandise area only. Merchandise is subject to availability.
  • Post-Race Celebration seating window must be selected upon registration
  • Not valid for admission into Disneyland® Resort theme parks. Package items will not be replaced if lost, stolen or damaged. Government issued Photo ID will be required to pick up race materials and pre-purchased merchandise (Driver's license, Passport, Military ID, etc.).
  • Package is non-transferable and non-refundable. Items are not for resale and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.
  • Valid only from January 12, 2017 – January 15, 2017


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