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Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna®

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Take part in a series of races that are as memorable as they are magical—with Disney Characters and entertainment, a Pasta Party in the Park and more!

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A Magical Marathon Weekend

Imagine an entire weekend of runs where every mile is jam-packed with Disney fun.

The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna® brings a range of events and races through exciting locations across all 4 theme parks.

It’s a perfect chance to see a different side of Walt Disney World Resort as you and fellow Guests walk, jog or sprint along. Finishers even receive medals of Mickey Mouse and his friends!

Wednesday, January 4 through Sunday, January 8, 2017.

A waterfront view of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa seen from Seven Seas Lagoon

Walt Disney World Marathon

Hit the ground running on the final race of the weekend and experience the most magical 26.2 miles on earth through all 4 theme parks and the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 5:30 AM.

View of Cinderella Castle framed by trees after dark

Walt Disney World Half Marathon

Join the fun with a delightful 13.1-mile run through Magic Kingdom park and Epcot. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 5:30 AM.

Violet blooms in front of Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge

Accept Goofy’s challenge and enjoy 2 races in 2 days across 4 parks for 39.3 miles of fun! Complete both the half marathon and full marathon—and get a chance to earn the coveted Goofy medal in addition to your Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse finisher medals. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 5:30 AM and Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 5:30 AM.

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Walt Disney World 10K

Wind your way across Epcot and Disney’s Yacht Club Resort and Disney’s Beach Club Resort on this 10K race that welcomes runners of all skill levels. Friday, January, 6, 2017 at 5:30 AM.

View of Spaceship Earth framed by palm trees

Disney Family Fun Run 5K

Take the whole family out for a great time running together through Epcot on a 5K that concludes with a thrilling finish! Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 6:00 AM.

Snow White looks on in glee while Dopey slaps hands with a line-up of the remaining 7 Dwarfs

Dopey Challenge

Compete in the ultimate endurance challenge—a 4-day series of fun races that cover a distance of 48.6 miles. Run the 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon, with a chance of winning 6 medals including the new Dopey Challenge finisher medal. Thursday, January 5 through Sunday, January 8, 2017.

View of Disney's Polynesian Resort from across the lake

runDisney Kids' Races

Get the little ones warmed up for Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend at one of many runDisney Kids’ Races—with every child 13 and younger going home a winner with a finisher medallion to prove it! Thursday, January 5 through Saturday, January 7, 2017. Each day, dashes begin at 11:00 AM and a 1-mile run is held at 12:30 PM.

Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom park

Pasta in the Park Party

Kick off Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend by savoring the flavors at the Pasta in the Park Party at Epcot.

A bowl of freshly prepared strawberries, blueberries, pineapple, watermelon, peaches and grapes

Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Breakfast

Refuel with a delicious breakfast after the Disney Family Fun Run 5 K and the Walt Disney World 10K.

Skyward view of Cinderella Castle framed by an archway

RunDisney Health & Fitness Expo

Find what you need for your race weekend—and sneak a peek at the latest apparel and fitness equipment at this sensational expo. Also, attend a Speaker Series that includes a panel of experts, a celebrity runner, seminars about running and more.

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Capture Race Memories Forever

Purchase Memory Maker and get unlimited downloads of all your PhotoPass photos, including those taken during runDisney events.


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