Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend

  November 9 - November 12, 2017  -  Disneyland® Resort, California Disneyland® Resort, California

Weekend Schedule

runDisney Health & Fitness Expo

Disneyland® Hotel Exhibit Hall

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 10, 2017 – Noon - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 11, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Spider-Man 5K

Disneyland® Resort
Friday, November 10, 2017 – 5:00 a.m.

Thor 10K

Disneyland® Resort
Saturday, November 11, 2017 – 5:00 a.m.

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

Saturday, November 11, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.

Pasta Party & a Movie

AMC Theatres® in Downtown Disney® District and Disney's PCH Grill inside Disney's Paradise Pier® Hotel
November 11, 2017
"Thor: Ragnarok" Screening – 2:00 p.m.
Pasta Dinner – 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon

Disneyland® Resort and surrounding areas
Sunday, November 12, 2017 – 5:00 a.m.

Spectator Viewing Party

Disneyland® Resort Theme Park
Sunday, November 12, 2017


View the Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend course maps!

All courses subject to change.

Official Digital Event Guide

The Digital Event Guide contains all the information you will need for the Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend.

View the Digital Event Guide!

Virtual Goody Bag

Your virtual goody bag is filled with great offers and special items just for race weekend participants.

View the Virtual Goody Bag!

Event Communications

Event weekend emails will be sent to all participants with information about your event. Please note: If you are not receiving event communications, it may be due to opting out of any official emails from The Walt Disney Company.

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Corral and Bib Assignment

  • Each runner will be issued a race bib at Race Bib Pick-Up. It is the responsibility of the runner to wear the bib during the race.
  • If a runner is seen without their race bib while running on the course, they will be removed from the course for security and safety reasons.
  • Please remember to fill out the Emergency Medical Information on the back of the race bib.
  • The letter on your bib will determine your assigned corral. Letters are assigned based on proof of time provided for the half marathon or your estimated finishing time. Letters are based on anticipated pace per mile for the 5K, 10K and half marathon.
  • No corral changes will be made at the Expo.
  • View your corral assignment:


    • Waivers will be provided online approximately two weeks before the race.
    • You must have your signed waiver and a Photo ID with you to pick up your race bib.
    • A parent or legal guardian must complete and sign the waiver for any participant under 18 years old.  No exceptions will be made.
    • Download your waivers:

Please remember, Proof of Time must be provided by August 1, 2017.

runDisney Proof of Time Guidelines:

If you believe you will finish the half marathon in less than 2:45 hours, proof of time is required for start corral placement. Infinity Gauntlet Challenge participants should adhere to the half marathon proof of time requirements. Proof of time is not required for the 5K or 10K races. Please reference the Race Pacing Chart 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 November 1, 2015 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, Super Heroes Half Marathon, 13.1, Anaheim, CA, 11/13/16 - 2:15

  • 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 August 1, 2017, data provided is incomplete or cannot be verified, you will be placed in the last start corral.
  • No corral changes will be made after August 1, 2017.
  • 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 account and cannot be accepted via email.
  • Click here to update your proof of time on your account.
  • To update the proof of time for a minor only, please email
  • For any questions regarding proof of time, please email

Pacing Requirements

  • 16-minute-per-mile pace for all participants in the half marathon, 10K and 5K.
  • Runners unable to maintain the pace may be picked up at any point along the course and transported to the finish line area.
  • A training pace of 15-minute-per-mile pace is recommended to allow for photo and restroom breaks.
  • Pace Cyclists will be on the course indicating when runners are behind pace by posting orange flags at mile markers according to the official pace time. If you reach a mile marker with an orange flag, 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.
  • Runners unable to finish the race due to injury or fatigue may stop at any medical or water station for assistance and transport to the Course Pick-Up Tent in the Pinocchio Parking Lot.

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

Race Pacing Chart
Half Marathon

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 race bib (which includes your event-issued bib number and timing device) during regularly scheduled hours. Individuals will no longer be able to pick up race bibs on behalf of another adult.
  • 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.
  • You must have a valid ID in order to pick up your race bib (driver's license, passport, Military ID, Government issued ID, etc.)
  • 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 Spectator Viewing Party packets.

gEAR Bag Check

gEAR Bag Check is available for Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend.

  • A clear plastic bag will be issued to you at Race Bib Pick-Up to be used for gEAR Bag Check service. No other bag will be accepted.
  • A numbered bag check sticker will be given to you at Race Bib Pick-Up. Place the sticker in the clearly defined area on your clear plastic bag prior to arriving at gEAR Bag Check.
  • At race completion, your race number will be used to verify your bag when you pick it up.
  • Valuable items should not be checked.
  • The Event Staff is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen items.


Safety Reminders

  • All runners, Guests, costumes, and bags are subject to screening prior to entering the event staging areas.
  • Weapons of any kind, or objects that appear to be actual weapons, including toy guns, are not allowed for any participants.
    • See Costume guidelines for examples of acceptable toy accessories.
  • For everyone's safety, selfie sticks, baby joggers, strollers, baby carriers, baby backpacks, skates, scooters, bicycles, skateboards, canes, crutches, walkers, walking sticks, drones and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course. Violators will be removed from the course and transported to the finish line area.
  • Headphones are discouraged due to audio messages that are placed throughout the course to ensure runner safety.
  • runDisney can offer human guides to assist registered participants with disabilities. Please contact, no later than 90 days in advance of the event.
  • Any children under the race age requirement will not be permitted in corrals, on course, or in runner-only areas. Unregistered individuals will be denied entry into race corrals. Only registered athletes are permitted in runner only areas.

The guidelines for flags at a runDisney race are as follows:

For the safety of all of the spectators and runners, the following items will be prohibited from the start/finish staging areas and the race courses.

  • Flags of any kind that are larger than 3' x 5' regardless of how flag is intended to be carried.
  • Flag poles cannot be longer than 4 feet or have a diameter of more than 4 inches.
    • Pole can be made of wood, plastic, and/or PVC. Poles made of metal are not allowed.
  • Only poles with rounded or flat ends are allowed.
    • No decorative or sharp ends will be allowed.
  • Flag harnesses will be permitted if the participant bib is not covered and the harness does not pose a safety hazard.

Please review the appropriate park rules for further details:

While runners are welcome to take pictures, selfie sticks are prohibited in any runner and spectator areas at runDisney events.


Disney reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that is considered inappropriate or attire that could detract from the experience of other Guests. All participants and their Guests may dress as their favorite character, but must follow these guidelines as determined solely by Disney.

  • Costumes must be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable or violent.
  • Guests who dress like Characters may not pose for pictures or sign autographs for other Guests.
  • Costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest.
  • For runDisney participants ages 13 and under:
    • Costumes and some masks may be worn, as long the mask does not cover the entire face and eyes are visible.
  • For runDisney participants ages 14 and older:
    • Layered costumes, that could conceal prohibited items, are not permitted (e.g. Jedi robes).
    • Costume props, including those that surround the entire body (e.g. Death Star, UP House) are not permitted.
    • Costumes may not reach or drag on the ground. (e.g. full-length Princess dresses)
    • Capes may be worn if the length does not go below the waist.
    • Themed T-shirts, blouses, sweatshirts, and hats are acceptable.
    • Acceptable accessories include: transparent wings, plastic light sabers, toy swords, and tutus. Headwear may be worn as long as it does not cover the face.
    • Guests may not wear masks of any kind.

Please note that while costumed attire may be worn during runDisney events, Guests 14 and older are not permitted to wear costumed attire in the theme parks. As a result, Guests may need to change their attire prior to visiting the parks after participating in a runDisney race.

Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused entry into, and/or removed from, a race or any race related event/activity unless his or her costume can be modified to meet the above standards.

Please consider not bringing unnecessary bags with you on race day. All items will be inspected. Items, costumes, and props in violation of safety requirements will be denied entry.


The race will be held rain or shine. If there is lightning in the area, the race will either have a delayed start or, depending on the intensity of the weather, be cancelled. The determination will be made by the Event Management staff.

As a reminder, the registration fees are non-refundable.


Overall half marathon male, female and wheelchair winners will receive their awards onsite. Please note, overall awards are based on gun time, while the Masters Award is based on net time.

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female Finishers (based on gun time)
  • Top 3 Male and Female Wheelchair Finishers (push rim only; based on gun time)
  • Overall Male and Female Masters Champion

Military & Individual Age Group Awards

The Military and Age Group awards listed below for the half marathon will be distributed by mail after the event. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.

Because of the number of people who participate in each event, it can often take several minutes to cross the start line. In the interest of fairness, Military and Age Group awards will be based on Net Time.

  • Top 5 Male and Female Military
  • Top 5 Age Groups*

The top three male and female runners will receive awards in the following age groups:

14-17 30-34 45-49 60-64 75-79
18-24 35-39 50-54 65-69 80+
25-29 40-44 55-59 70-74

* Masters (40 and over) that place in the overall division will receive that overall award only.

Thor 10K

10K awards will be distributed by mail after the event. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery. Because of the number of people who participate in each event, it can often take several minutes to cross the start line. In the interest of fairness, Military and age group award winners will be based on Net Time. Masters (40 and over) who place in the overall division will receive that overall award only. Please note that a runner will not receive two awards for the same race result.

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female Finishers
  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female Wheelchair Finishers (push rim only)
  • Overall Male and Female Masters Champion
  • Top 3 Male and Female Military Finishers

The top three male and female runners will receive awards in the following age groups:

10-13 25-29 40-44 55-59 70-74
14-17 30-34 45-49 60-64 75-79
18-24 35-39 50-54 65-69 80+

An individual runner will not receive two awards for the same race result.

All event information is subject to change.


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