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Disney Announces NEW Highly Requested Halloween Event

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Disney enthusiasts and avid runners rejoice as Disney recently made the exciting announcement of the highly requested Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon, set to take place in the year 2024. This thrilling new Disneyland Half Marathon event is guaranteed to bring an extra dose of magic to the already enchanting Halloween time season. Set amidst the fantastical backdrop of the Disneyland Resort, this Halloween-themed half marathon promises to be an unforgettable experience for participants.

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New Halloween Event Pleases Fans

The Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon weekend is not only an opportunity for fitness enthusiasts to challenge themselves but also a chance for them to immerse themselves in the unparalleled wonder of the Disney universe. As the event unfolds, runners will have the unique opportunity to race through the iconic Disneyland Resort, embracing the whimsy and charm that Disney has become synonymous with. A true feast for the senses, participants will be enthralled by the sights and sounds as they navigate their way through this magical course.

With Halloween being a cherished celebration at Disney, it comes as no surprise that this event has been expertly designed with extra spooktacular touches. From spooky decorations to hauntingly delightful surprises along the course, participants can expect a genuinely immersive Halloween experience like no other. As they lace up their running shoes and tackle each mile, they will be greeted by the mischievous presence of beloved Disney characters in their Halloween costumes, ensuring that the fun and excitement never wane throughout the entire marathon.

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The Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon is not just for seasoned athletes either. Disney fully embraces the spirit of inclusive magic by offering a variety of race categories to cater to the diverse interests and abilities of all participants. Whether one prefers to run at a leisurely pace or opt for a more competitive approach within their age group, there is a race category for everyone.

Dates Announced for RunDisney’s 24-25 Season

In addition to the announcement of the new Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon Weekend, runDisney also revealed the entire calendar for the 2024 -2025 events. All year long, Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort will be celebrating the joy of running with the runDisney communities. This year’s calendar features eight runDisney race weekends, which include kids races, 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon, and challenge events. Yoga will also be offered on many of these weekends. Virtual races also look to be making a return this season.

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If you are hoping to secure your place in one of these marathon or half marathon weekends, you will certainly want to plan ahead on registration. Registration happens months ahead of time, and popular events have been known to sell out extremely quickly. RunDisney members are always given early access to registration for race weekends, so if you want to secure your place, it may not be a bad idea to join.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.