Registration for 2020 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend Underway

Filed in: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, runDisney, Star Wars, Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend, Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., (July 16, 2019) — Registration for the 2020 Star WarsRival Run Weekend presented by OtterBox is underway.

The Star Wars Rival Run Weekend will celebrate its fifth anniversary from Thursday, April 16, 2020 – Sunday, April 19, 2020 and will include a 5K, 10K,  half marathon, kids races and a health and fitness expo.

The race at Walt Disney World Resort will have a variety of Star Wars features such ascollectible medals and merchandise inspired by a galaxy far, far away. Among its many features will be a galactic 13.1-mile half-marathon course that propels runners through the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks.  And for those runners who finish the race and are not yet ready to leave the galaxy, you’ll get to hang out at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – which opens Aug. 29.

For runners who love runDisney and Star Wars but can’t make it to Walt Disney World in April – or those who want to get in some additional training ahead of the Star Wars Rival Run Weekend – registration for the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon is also underway.

Each year, more than 200,000 runners sign up for runDisney events.

Runners can register for these events at