What started as “just” a marathon has blossomed into a series of amazing events at Walt Disney World. There are runDisney events for people of all ages, and even for families to participate in together. Runners of all levels will find something to meet their interests including kids’ races, 5Ks, 10Ks, half-marathons, and a full marathon. runDisney events happen throughout the year, which makes finding one to meet your schedule easier.
Be warned — events are popular and will fill up. Make sure to watch the registration dates to ensure you don’t miss out on the fun! Also, Annual Passholders and DVC Members can often register a few days earlier than the general public.
For Disneyland events, visit the runDisney Disneyland page.
runDisney Events at Walt Disney World
See each individual race page for complete details.
Dates: January 6-10, 2016
Registration Opens: April 28, 2015
Events Include: Walt Disney World Marathon, Half Marathon, Walt Disney World 10K, Disney Family Fun Run 5K, runDisney Kids Races, Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge, Dopey Challenge, Pasta in the Park Party
Dates: February 18-21, 2016
Registration Opens: July 14, 2015
Events Include: Disney Princess Half Marathon, Disney Enchanted 10K, Glass Slipper Challenge, Disney Royal Family 5K, runDisney Kids Races, Pasta in the Park Party, Race Retreat, Breakfast
Expedition Everest Challenge
Dates: May 1-2, 2015
Registration Opens: December 16, 2014
Future Dates: 2015 will be the last year for this race
Events Include: Expedition Everest Challenge, Expedition Everest Family Edition, runDisney Kids Races, Expedition Everest Challenge Post-Race Party
Dates: This event has been canceled for 2015. Whether it will return in 2016 has yet to be determined.
Events Include: Tower of Terror 10-Miler, Happy Haunted 5K Trail Run, runDisney Kids Races, Disney Villains Hollywood Bash
Dates: November 6-7, 2015
Registration Opens: March 17, 2015
Events Include: Wine & Dine Half Marathon, Mickey’s Jingle Jungle 5K, runDisney Kids Races, Wine & Dine Finish Line Party, Wine & Dine Pre-Race Taste