Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – 2025 Registration & 2024 Results

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Orlando, Florida, USA TBD Registration Not yet Open*

* For the 2024 event, Club runDisney Gold and Platinum Registration began on April 4, 2023. General Registration opened on April 11, 2023, at 10:00 AM ET

The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is an annual race that is being held in Orlando, Florida. The race, which started in 1994, is usually organized at the beginning of January on the first weekend after New Year’s.

The event is organized by runDisney – a division of Disney Sports Enterprises. In its first year, the race featured about 5688 runners and has now grown to over 14,000 runners.

The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is the only runDisney event that allows you to run a full marathon through its four parks on the event weekend making it a truly memorable experience. The race weekend offers an entire gamut of races that appeal not only to a beginner but also a seasoned marathoners and everyone in between. The main races include a 5k, a 10k, a Half Marathon, and a Full Marathon. Additionally, the Organizers offer various challenges like the Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge, The Dopey Challenge, and The Castaway Cay Challenge.

Not only do runners find a multitude of Disney Characters, Live bands, DJs, dancers & lots of other live entertainment along the race course, but at the finish line, they are awarded a unique Disney finisher medal.


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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Marathon Half Marathon 10K 5K
Distance 42.2km 21.1km 10km 5km
Race Date TBD (Sunday) TBD (Saturday) TBD (Friday) TBD (Thursday)
Start Time ^ 5:00 am 5:00 am 5:00 am 5:00 am
Eligibility Criterion ^ 18 years & above 14 years & above 10 years & above 5 years & above
Live events
Fees- Live Event*/ ^ USD 221 & Up USD 218.99 & Up USD 150.99 & Up USD 107.99 & Up
Fees- Live Challenges* / ^ $672 & Up for Dopey Challenge (5K + 10K + HM + FM)
$432 & Up for Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge (HM + FM)
Registration- Live Event Registration Not yet open Registration Not yet open Registration Not yet open Registration Not yet open
Virtual Events
Fees- Virtual Event ^ USD 129 USD 126 USD 106 USD 85
Fees- Virtual Challenges ^ $511.99 for Virtual Dopey Challenge (5K + 10K + HM + FM)
$294 for Virtual Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge (HM + FM)
Registration- Virtual Event Registration Not yet open Registration Not yet open Registration Not yet open Registration Not yet open
Expo Details Expo Venue for the 2024 event was at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Walt Disney World Resort, Florida

^ Details of Eligibility, Registration fees, Race Start time, Expo details, etc. for the Walt Disney World Marathon 2025 has not yet been released. Above are details from the 2024 race event for reference

* Fees for Live events are time–sensitive i.e. increases closer to the race date. Early bird discounts are available. Prices include 6.6% platform service fees.


Route/Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the Walt Disney World Marathon 2025 not yet available. Please check the information from the 2024 event below.

Full Marathon Course Map 

 

Half Marathon Course Map 

10K Course Map 

5K Course Map 

 


Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend 2025 not available but below are details from the 2024 edition.

Full Marathon

  • Top 3 Overall Male
  • Top 3 Overall Female
  • Top 3 Overall Male Wheelchair (push-rim only)
  • Top 3 Overall Female Wheelchair (push-rim only)
  • Top 3 Male Military Finishers
  • Top 3 Female Military Finishers

Half Marathon

  • Top 3 Overall Male
  • Top 3 Overall Female
  • Top 3 Overall Male Wheelchair (push-rim only)
  • Top 3 Overall Female Wheelchair (push-rim only)
  • Top 3 Male Military Finishers
  • Top 3 Female Military Finishers

*Awards are given to top finishers and Military Awards are sent through mail 4-6 weeks after the event is over.

**Military awards are based on Net Time.


2024 and Earlier Edition Results/Photos

Results

Photos


Important Points

  • Entry fees for runDisney events are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Participants can connect to their online Disney account during registration.
  • Multiple registrations can be done at the same time. Editing of information after registration to correct any mistakes is also allowed.
  • Multiple payment options cannot be used together for payment.
  • In case of race is sold out, runners can visit the charity or travel company options available to check if there are any bibs available.
  • Water and other refreshments are available at aid stations throughout the course.
  • Medical and washroom facilities would also be available on the route/course as well at the start point/finish line of a race.
  • Start group time placements are available for Half Marathon and Full Marathon races on submission of the earlier live events on a USATF-certified course.
    • Full Marathon proof of time: Results accepted from a 10mile, Half Marathon or Full Marathon.
    • Half Marathon proof of time: Results accepted from a 10K, 10mile, Half Marathon, or Full Marathon.
  • Time limits are applicable for all races. Runners/ walkers are expected to have a minimum pace of 16min/mile.

Contact Information
Phone: (407) 939-iRUN or (407) 939-4786
Email: Sign Up for updates here
Address: Walt Disney World Resort, Florida
Website: https://www.rundisney.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/runDisney/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RunDisney/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rundisney/
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/run_disney/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/runDisney/

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