runDisney Announces Retro 90’s Theme for 2023 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend 30th Anniversary

    runDisney is going retro! In 2023, the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend will embrace the 90’s as the event celebrates its 30th Anniversary. Here’s the announcement:

    Our Premier Endurance Event Weekend – 30 Years Running

    Test your mettle at your chosen skill level—from the 5K to the Marathon—while you trek your way through the Disney theme parks. When you participate in the 2023 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, you’ll become part of something incredibly special.

    Not only is the 50th Walt Disney World Resort Anniversary celebration underway, but this year will mark the 30th Anniversary of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Presented by State Farm! Come relive decades of healthy competition with a dose of 90’s retro vibes, iconic Characters and a glimpse into the runDisney of years of past.

    Walt Disney World 5K

    • January 5, 2023
    • Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
    • Location: Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

    Ready, set, go! Race through a 3.1-mile adventure at The Most Magical Place on Earth! It’s an exhilarating way to kick-start a weekend brimming with Disney fun.

    • Club runDisney Gold and Platinum Registration begins April 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.
    • General Registration opens April 19, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.

    Registration fee varies based on the date of purchase:

    • April 19 through September 19, 2022: $103.40
    • September 20 through December 29, 2022: $114.06

    Walt Disney World 10K

    • January 6, 2023
    • Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
    • Location: Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

    Enjoy maximum fun on a magical 10K run! This 6.2-mile race has an abundance of dazzle and entertainment along the way––and is an ideal choice for runners seeking a good test of their endurance.

    • Club runDisney Gold and Platinum Registration begins April 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.
    • General Registration opens April 19, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.

    Registration fee varies based on the date of purchase:

    • April 19 through September 19, 2022: $146.04
    • September 20 through December 29, 2022: $156.70

    Walt Disney World Half Marathon

    • January 7, 2023
    • Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
    • Location: Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

    Join Donald and Daisy Duck as your fine feathered friends host the 13.1-mile adventure through the Disney theme parks! Be surprised along the way by delightful Character sightings and entertaining moments as you join inspired runners from around the world.

    • Club runDisney Gold and Platinum Registration begins April 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.
    • General Registration opens April 19, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.

    Registration fee varies based on the date of purchase:

    • April 19 through September 19, 2022: $213.20
    • September 20 through December 29, 2022: $223.86

    Walt Disney World Marathon

    • January 8, 2023
    • Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
    • Location: Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

    Join Mickey, Minnie and friends for an extraordinary 26.2-mile race and encounter delightful surprises as you run the course. It’s our longest distance event––and you’ll earn boasting rights as a Walt Disney World Marathon finisher!

    • Club runDisney Gold and Platinum Registration begins April 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.
    • General Registration opens April 19, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.

    Registration fee varies based on the date of purchase:

    • April 19 through September 19, 2022: $218.53
    • September 20 through December 29, 2022: $229.19

    Dopey Challenge

    • January 5 to 8, 2023
    • Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
    • Location: Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

    Complete all 4 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend races on pace and earn:

    • 4 individual events medals
    • Goofy’s Race and Half Challenge medal
    • Dopey Challenge medal

    That’s a grand total of 6 medals in one weekend!

    You’ll need to register for the Dopey Challenge, which includes all 4 races, to be eligible for the challenge medals.

    • Club runDisney Gold and Platinum Registration begins April 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.
    • General Registration opens April 19, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.

    Registration fee varies based on the date of purchase:

    • April 19 through September 19, 2022: $660.92
    • September 20 through December 29, 2022: $671.58

    Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge

    • January 7 and 8, 2023
    • Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
    • Location: Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

    Show your Goofy side over 2 racing days spanning 39.3 miles!

    Get started with the Half Marathon on Saturday, followed by the Marathon on Sunday. Complete both races on pace to earn your Half Marathon and Marathon finisher medals––plus, get the coveted Goofy medal!

    You’ll need to register for the Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge, which includes both races, in order to be eligible for the challenge medal.

    • Club runDisney Gold and Platinum Registration begins April 12, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.
    • General Registration opens April 19, 2022, at 10:00 AM EST.

    Registration fee varies based on the date of purchase:

    • April 19 through September 19, 2022: $431.73
    • September 20 through December 29, 2022: $442.39

    As always, keep checking back with us here at BlogMickey.com as we continue to bring you the latest news, photos, and info from around the Disney Parks!

    Mike
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