From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Disney Parks Blog
OH BOY! We are getting ready to go the distance this January for the 2024 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend! The unforgettable race weekend features courses full of character and encouragement as you earn every mile in a weekend filled with four different races, two challenges, and inspiration at every turn. Top it all off with some fantastic bling and it’s a perfect runcation at Walt Disney World Resort!
Today we’re excited to reveal a first look at what will be awaiting runners at the finish line:
Put one paw in front of the other as Pluto joins runners in a dog-gone exciting time for the Walt Disney World 5K. Runners will have an un-fur-gettable time on a fetching 3.1-mile course that’s perfect for the entire family, earning this paw-some finisher medal.
Get ready to have double the fun as Chip ‘n’ Dale join runners for the Walt Disney World 10K. Runners will go nuts on a 6.2-mile adventure and say chip, chip, hooray for this medal waiting for them at the finish line.
Why you oughtta … gear up for the Walt Disney World Half Marathon with our fine feathered friends, Donald and Daisy Duck. Runners will flock to the 13.1-mile course and fly to the finish line to earn this finisher medal that will have them quacking a smile.
Rounding out the magical miles-filled weekend, give a chEAR for our hosts Mickey and Minnie, joining runners for the Walt Disney World Marathon. Go the distance through a 26.2-mile course to earn this exciting finisher medal.
More miles, more medals! Runners who are planning to go the extra mile for Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge and the Dopey Challenge can look forward to snagging even more bling!
For those wanting to add a little character to their at-home miles, join us virtually and run on a course of your choosing! Whether you take to your favorite local trail, jog around your neighborhood or even run during an upcoming vacation for 3.1 to 48.6 miles, you’ll be part of the magic. Learn more about Virtual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events here.
Let us know which race you’ll be participating in using the hashtag #WDWMarathon on our social channels! To learn more about other upcoming runDisney events, please visit here.
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