New runDisney Star Wars Half Marathon Coming to the Walt Disney World Resort

Star Wars Half Marathon

With all the hyperspace hoopla surrounding the addition of the new Star Wars Land expansions at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World, it’s no wonder runDisney has decided to get in on the intergalactic action.

Just announced yesterday was the addition of a new Star Wars themed runDisney race weekend. “Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side” will be coming to the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida on April 17th, 2016. This race will complement Disneyland’s “Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend” in January.

Walt Disney World’s runDisney Star Wars weekend will bring with it several races including a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Kids Races and 19.3 mile Star Wars Dark Side Challenge where race participants will compete in the 10K on Saturday and half marathon on Sunday earning themselves both race medals and a third Dark Side Challenge finishers medal.

September 22nd, 2015 will be the day that registration will open for all “Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side” weekend events and you can register at Entry into the half marathon will be $199, the 10K will run you $110 and the 5K will be $75. Kids races are priced at $15 for the dashes and $30 for the one mile runs. Early registration access will be provided for Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members.

These events WILL sell out so be sure and mark your calendars and may the force be with you!

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