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RunDisney Reveals the Themes for 2024 WDW Marathon Weekend

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Over the years, RunDisney races have quickly become very important events for Disney fans. RunDisney weekends allow Guests to mix Disney with exercise in a way that fuels our bodies and our Disney community. The past few RunDisney weekends have been incredibly popular and sold out at a record time. Now, the anticipation is building as registration for one of the biggest events at RunDisney grows nearer. Today, Disney helped amp up the excitement by announcing the themes of all of the races as the upcoming 2024 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.

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Race Towards the Finish Line at New Themed Run Disney Races

In just a couple weeks on April 11, RunDisney is finally opening general registration for their 2024 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. This event will likely sell out quickly, so fans are already preparing for the ticket-buying bloodbath. To help spark interest, Disney has announced the themes for the races of the event.

Despite what the name might suggest, Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend is so much more than just a marathon. The race weekend has 6 different races and challenges that will all be themed after some iconic Disney characters. The theming of Disney Marathon weekends is part of what makes them so fun and desired by fans. Running a race through the Parks with the encouragement of your favorite characters is an experience many cherish forever.

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The race themes are as follows:

  • Walt Disney World 5K — Pluto ($107.99)
  • Walt Disney World 10K– Chip ‘N Dale ($150.99)
  • Walt Disney World Half Marathon: Donald & Daisy Duck ($218.99)
  • Walt Disney World Marathon: Mickey & Minnie Mouse ($221.00)
  • Goofy’s Race & a Half Challenge: Goofy ($432.00)
  • Dopey Challenge- Dopey ($672.00)

There will also be virtual races offered.

For context, Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge are completing both the Half Marathon and Marathon races. The Dopey Challenge means completing all four races.

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If these races sound fun to you, make sure you are prepared for the general sale on April 11. The race will take place on January 3-7, 2024 at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

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.