Are you an avid runner? Do you dream of running at the most magical place on Earth? If so, take a look at the races planned at Walt Disney World Orlando during Marathon Weekend 2014. All races take place January 8-12, 2014.
One of the most popular race events in the United States, Disney Marathon Weekend is an event you’ll want to register for in advance. The signature race of the weekend is the Walt Disney World Marathon. The course for the race takes runners through all four Walt Disney World Theme Parks, starting at Epcot, continuing on to the Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios before an exhilarating finish back at Epcot. When you finish the race, you’re rewarded with not only an exhilarating accomplishment by Mickey Mouse finisher medal.
The full schedule of races during Disney Marathon Weekend:
Family 5K Fun Run Date: January 9 Location: Epcot
Walt Disney World 10K Date: January 10 Location: Epcot World Showcase
Walt Disney World Half Marathon Date: January 11 Location: Magic Kingdom and Epcot
Walt Disney World Marathon Date: January 12 Location: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios
New for 2014 is the Dopey Challenge. Runners who sign up for this challenge compete in all four races, totaling 48.6 miles in one weekend. You can also take on the Goofy Challenge, during which you run both the half and full marathon. Think you’re up for it? Sign up here!