Registration opens for weekend-long event Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Disneyland Resort, including new 10K race and Dumbo Double Dare Challenge
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – (Jan. 22, 2013) – Starting today, runners nationwide have their first chance to register for the Disneyland Half Marathon and the new 10K race and Dumbo Challenge at the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif.
Along with the Half Marathon, runDisney introduced a new 10K race as part of the weekend’s races. The 10K will be a timed event and will take runners through Disneyland, Disney California Adventure and the streets of Anaheim. Each finisher will receive a specially designed commemorative finisher medal. Runners looking for an extra challenge can register for the Dumbo Double Dare, which involves running the10K on Saturday and the Half Marathon on Sunday (19.3 miles total). The limited number of participants who sign up for the Dumbo Double Dare will receive a Dumbo Double Dare running shirt and a special finisher medal, in addition to the Disneyland Half Marathon and 10K finisher medals. The commemorative medals will be revealed in the coming months.
In addition to the Half Marathon and 10K, the weekend of events include the Kids Races, the Family Fun Run 5K and a two-day Health and Fitness Expo where guests can check out the latest in fitness apparel, running gear and high tech gadgets, plus learn from speakers such as runDisney training consultant Jeff Galloway and runDisney nutrition consultant Tara Gidus. Runners and guests can add to their race weekend experience by purchasing tickets to a Pasta in the Park Party.
Last year’s half marathon sold out in a little more than a month. For more information about the race weekend and other runDisney events, go to www.rundisney.com.