runDisney news November 13-November 19, 2017

Hi everyone! It’s hard to believe 2017 is winding down, but we have so much to look forward to this holiday season, at Disney Parks, and at home with friends and family. Wishing you all a joyous kickoff to the holiday season with Thanksgiving on Thursday! And if you have an upcoming trip to Disney, congratulations! It is sure to be even more magical. As for runDisney news, not much has happened in the past week, as we eagerly anticipate some medal reveals for Princess Half and Dark Side Half, but I think those will come soon! In the meantime, here’s what you may have missed:



Can you believe it!? The next runDisney race weekend is the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna! All grownup races are officially sold out but Kids Dashes and ChEAR packages are still available.

Proof of time had to be submitted by October 3. Stay tuned for Official Digital Event Guide, Waivers, and Corral Placement.

Kids Races (Dashes Only) and CheEAR packages still available
January 3 – 7, 2018

We’re about 3 months away from the 10th anniversary Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend! While we don’t know the theme yet, we’ll be seeing the medals soon! Last year they announced the race medals in early December. Check out my post on this year’s potential Disney Princess Half Marathon Race theme, “Dream Big, Princess”.

For corral placement, proof of time must be submitted before November 14.

Race medal designs, TBD. All races on the runDisney website are sold out!*

All events sold out!* ChEAR packages available
February 22  – 25, 2018

We’re also awaiting a medal reveal for Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side. The First Order Challenge, Half Marathon, 5K, and Kids Races are still available.

Race medal designs, TBD. For corral placement, proof of time must be submitted before January 16.

First Order Challenge, Half Marathon, 5K and Kids Races still available
April 19 – 22, 2018

Stay tuned for next year’s runDisney Virtual Running Shorts Series and theme!

June 1 – August 31, 2018

The Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend race packages are available now! Check the runDisney France website to begin planning your dream Parisian race weekend.

Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Bibbidi-Bobbidi Boo Challenge

September 21 – 23, 2018

Congratulations again to all participants of the 2017 Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend Presented by MISFIT!

2018 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend
November 1-4, 2018

As a reminder, all Disneyland races have been postponed indefinitely due to major construction projects. Let’s hope they come back once everything has settled.

Not signed up for a 2018 race but are eyeing something for 2019? Here is the 2019 runDisney race calendar and the important registration dates you need to familiarize yourself with!

Credit: runDisney

Thanks for reading and stay tuned for next week’s recap on Monday. As always, #willrunfordisney !

*Please note: if you really want to participate in a race and it is no longer available on runDisney, check your local travel agent as runDisney provides entries to them in an effort to boost their businesses. Bibs will have to come with a ticket and lodging package. You may also consider running the race on behalf of a charity. All charity runners are expected to fundraise. Check the charity listing on each race for more information.

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