In just 8 short days registration for The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend will open to the public. 4 theme parks and 26.2 magical miles are all part of the this event that will kick of the 2016 year of runDisney events.
6 medals are available to win, or better yet, earn over the course of 4 days. Consisting of the Walt Disney World 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon and two additional medals for being Dopey and Goofy. If you want to be a little Goofy, then you be prepared to run 39.3 miles through 4 parks in 2 days. Sign up for the Goofy Challenge and you will run the half marathon on Saturday and the full marathon on Sunday.
Not feeling Goofy, but more like a little Dopey ? 4 days, 48.6 miles and a lot of fun will bring you this medal. Sign up to run the 5k, 10, half marathon and full marathon and you can walk (or limp) away with a highly coveted Dopey Medal.
How much will it cost to come home with the bling? These are the prices that AP holders and DVC members paid a week ago, including the registration fee through Active.com.
Dopey Challenge $550+36.25 = $586.25
Goofy’s Challenge $360+$23.90 = $383.90
Marathon $175.00+$11.88 = $186.88
Half Marathon $175.00+$11.88 = $186.88
10K $110.00+$7.65 = $117.65
5K $65.00+$4.73 = $69.73
Kids Race Mickey Mile $30+$2.45 = $32.45
Destinations in Florida will be bringing you the best rate on discounted rooms, just like last year. Once they have released the rooms for 2016, we will be able to request our group rates. Last year they were the lowest, including Disney’s discounted rooms.
Do you plan on running that weekend? Feel free to contact me and get on our notification list, as soon as we get the rooms, you get the email. Have you joined us over at Kristin’s runDisney C2D Facebook page ? There is lots information, tips, tricks and updates on all our discounts there. Happy Running !
Erin Benge has been a lover of all things Disney since she honeymooned there in 2001. Since then she has traveled there multiple times, enjoying it as honeymooner, a young couple, with small children and now as a DVC owner she travels with multiple generations. She has participated in runDisney events and is training for her first half marathon. Please feel free to contact her at 832-233-4468, via email at erinbenge@ or click here to request a quote.