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|August 30, 2015||Posted by Running at Disney under Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend|
This is a BIG year for Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend!! Not only is it the 10th Anniversary of the race, but it is also the 60th Anniversary of the Disneyland resort. The Diamond Celebration is in full swing at the resort and these races just add to that excitement!
There is a lot to know for this busy race weekend and I’ve got all the important details for you right here. Now all you have to worry about is getting one of these RAD (or not so RAD in my opinion) medals! The half marathon medal is even a diamond shape to go along with the festivities.
Health & Fitness Expo
As all runDisney race weekends do, Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend starts with the Health & Fitness Expo at the Disneyland Hotel. This Expo is notoriously crowded and long lines for merchandise are the norm. I’m sure this will remain the same this year with all of the anniversary items that will be available, so make sure to arrive early if there is something in particular that you are looking for. The hours are as follows:
- Thursday, September 3rd: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Friday, September 4th: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- Saturday, September 5th: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
All race participants MUST attend the expo to turn in signed waivers (click here to print your waiver) and pick up race packets, which include your race bib with B-Tag timing devices, race shirt(s), and gEAR bag. The gEAR bag also doubles as the bag to use for bag check during the race. This is also where you will receive any commemorative items you may have purchased during registration.
When you arrive at the expo, your first stop will be the Lower Exhibit Hall for Packet Pick Up. As a reminder, you can no longer have someone pick up your race packet for you. Everyone MUST turn in a waiver, show ID and pick up their own packet.
This is also where you will pick up any commemorative items, pre-purchased merchandise and tickets for either of the parties being held over the weekend.
After picking up all of your necessary items, you will then proceed to the Upper Exhibit Hall to pick up your race shirt(s) and gEAR bag, visit with vendors, listen to the speaker series, and spend all your money on runDisney merchandise.
This is also where you will find the New Balance booth to pick up any of the exclusive runDisney designs. Have you seen the new Donald Duck inspired Boracays that will be making their debut this weekend?
If you are staying at one of the Disneyland Resorts, you will simply be able to walk to the both the Expo and the Starting Line for each race. This is SO convenient!
If you are staying at a Good Neighbor hotel, there will be complimentary Anaheim Transportation Network (ART) shuttles for the entire weekend for runners and spectators. This doesn’t just include during race time…it is COMPLIMENTARY ALL WEEKEND, September 3-6. Make sure to get a pass from one of the drivers…this is a BIG bonus! The shuttles make stops around every 20 minutes, so plan your trip accordingly. The schedule will be extended to the following times:
- Thursday, September 3rd: 8:20 am – 1:00 am
- Friday, September 4th: 3:30 am – 12:30 am
- Saturday, September 5th: 3:30 am – 11:30 pm
- Sunday, September 6th: 3:30 am – 11:30 pm
Here is a map of the Good Neighbor Hotel locations:
Parking will be available in the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure located on Disneyland Drive and Ball Road for all weekend events. Standard parking rates will apply and there are no discounts for runners. Roads will be closing beginning at 5:30 am on race days and there will be numerous detours that will be set up. Make sure to leave enough time for traffic delays!
This is one of the best parts of Disney races…the costumes!! I’m sure this anniversary weekend will bring out some really unique ones! Please note that runners are NOT allowed to wear a face mask of any kind and will be removed from the course if this is violated. So who are you dressing up as??
Participants MUST use the clear bag provided at the expo to check any belongings during the race and affix the label with their bib number on the outside. Bag check will be located in the Lilo Parking Lot/Family Reunion Area. All bags must be checked by 5:15 am for all races prior to heading into the start corrals. Bags must be picked up by 7:15 am for the 5K, 8:15 for the 10K and 11:00 am for the half marathon at the same location.
The start corrals are located on Disneyland Drive between Mickey Way and Paradise Way. For each race, your corral will be listed on your race bib and you will only be granted access to that corral or the one behind you. You can find your corral placement by printing you waiver and finding the corresponding corral for your bib number. Corral placement for the 5K and the 10K will be available at packet pick-up.
Disneyland Half Marathon & Dumbo Double Dare
All races (with the exception of the Kids Races) will begin at 5:30 am. The wheelchair start for the half marathon will be at 5:29 am on Sunday, September 6th. Runners are encouraged to arrive to the staging area no later than one hour prior to the race start time and be in your assigned corrals no later than 30 minutes prior.
Bibs must be centered on the front of your shirt. Safety pins will be provided in your race packet at the expo. Do not bend or fold your bib as the Chrono Track B-tag will be affixed to the back of the bib which will be used to track your time. If your bib is not properly centered, damaged or covered, your time may not be recorded properly, or more importantly you won’t get any photos!
If you are competing in the Dumbo Double Dare Challenge, you will have one race bib for both the 10K and the Half Marathon, so make sure to take good care of it!
Remember that you must keep a minimum pace of 16-minutes per mile throughout the race or you will run the risk of being picked up and brought to the finish line. Keep this in mind if you are planning to stop for character photos. Those lines can get long and it’s easy to lost track of time. Pace cyclists and the dreaded balloon ladies will be on the course to let you know if you have fallen behind.
Dumbo Double Dare Participants
If you are participating in this challenge, you will need to have your photo taken with your race bib at the Health & Fitness Expo when picking up your race packet. This is located in the Lower Level of the Expo. After completing both races, you will need to check-in at the Dumbo Double Dare tent at the finish line. Once you check-in after the Half Marathon, you will receive your medal!
Coast to Coast Challenge Participants
If you are participating in this challenge, you will receive a wristband when you pick up your bib at the Health & Fitness Expo. A runDisney official will put this on for you and it can not be taken off until you complete the Disneyland Half Marathon. After completing the race, you will need to present this wristband at the Coast to Coast tent to receive your medal.
Disneyland Half Marathon
More information on other events like the Kids Races, the Pasta in the Park Party and the new 10th Anniversary Party is available on the runDisney website and in the Official Event Guide for the weekend. Also, check out some of my packing tips as you get ready to travel.
I was fortunate to participate in the Inaugural Dumbo Double Dare Challenge in 2013 and it was a great experience! The Disneyland 10K continues to be one of my top races ever…the course is just the BEST! You can check out some of my experiences from that weekend here:
- 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend, Oh the Fun We Had!
- 2013 Dumbo Double Dare Recap Part I – Disneyland 10K
- 2013 Dumbo Double Dare Recap Part II – Disneyland Half Marathon
- Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Snack Box
- Pre-Race Meal at Tortilla Joe’s
- A Mad runDisney Meet Up Through Disneyland
Finally, if you will be out in Disneyland, I am looking for some contributors to cover the events of the weekend. Shoot me an email to email@example.com if you are interested. Also, please tag me in your photos from the weekend on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram…I will share them throughout the weekend. I can’t wait to follow along!
|January 19, 2015||Posted by Running at Disney under Health & Fitness Expo, WDW Marathon Weekend|
The Health & Fitness Expo at any runDisney event can be an endurance event in itself. There is SO MUCH to
buy see and do! It’s a great place for all runners and fitness enthusiasts, even those not participating in the weekend’s events, to come and see the latest gear. Jackie isn’t running until Princess Half Marathon Weekend, but that didn’t stop her from checking out all the rad things at the WDW Marathon Weekend Expo. Let’s take a look!
While I have yet to run a race during Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, I have attended this race’s Expo many times, including this past one. The runDisney Health and Fitness Expo is the best way to kickoff the 2015 racing calendar and a run filled year. The excitement is contagious and you can’t help not wanting to be apart of it!
The second you walk inside the Jostens Center at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports, you immediately feel the energy of thousands of runners anticipating their races and the vendors who are just as excited. As you are directed downstairs into the expo, you are immediately greeted with Raw Threads and the facade of the New Balance booth.
Not being able to resist the Raw Threads booth, with their cute designs and soft fabrics, I walked through their space to see what was available. They were fully stocked with favorite character designs and also had some newer Frozen and Star Wars designs, which are perfect for the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend and Princess Weekend next month!
My next stop was the New Balance booth. They had apparel and accessories available, but the main attraction are the official runDisney New Balance shoes! The latest shoes to join the collection are the limited edition 990v3 featuring Retro Mickey and Minnie, which were inspired by Steamboat Willie. You can checkout the new shoes and the older designs here.
After exiting the New Balance booth, I made my way to the back of the Jostens Center where all the runDisney official merchandise was. There surprisingly was not a long line waiting to checkout, like there normally is during the expo; it’s better to get there early or in the middle of the day!
They had all different styles of shirts for each race, along with accessories, bottles, mugs, and much more! I love the ‘I Did It!’ shirts-there was one available for each distance, plus Dopey and Goofy Challenges. I saw a lot of these walking around at the end of the weekend at Downtown Disney at the Cool Down Party.
Right in front of the runDisney booth, you can check out the medals for the weekend and chat with Jeff Galloway, who makes appearances throughout the day. I missed him this time around, but I did see him last year at Princess!
As I made my way to the front of the Jostens Center, I stopped by the Transitions photo booth and Sweaty Bands. Transitions had tons of fun props to put on for a photo that they send to your email. They also had this booth setup at the Cool Down Party! Sweaty Bands always has super cute headbands in many different prints and patterns. You can even find ones to match your running costume!
I had to stop by the Fit2Run booth, which is fully stocked with all your last minute weekend race needs from nutrition to apparel and shoes. You can pickup anything you may need for the weekend and training, which makes stopping by the Expo super convenient! I love how you can chat with the brand reps who will help with advice and their knowledge about the different products the booth carries. I had my eye on many things here, but my plan is to stock up Princess weekend! I have been eyeing some Dona Jo printed tights and I wish I just got them this weekend!
After you leave the Jostens Center and enter the Champion Stadium, you could spin the Fit2Run wheel and win all different prizes including Fun Runs to spend at their location in Downtown Disney!
Kicking off the year with the WDW Marathon Expo and Races are the perfect start to 2015! The camaraderie felt and excitement you experience at these expos just makes you more excited for your next runDisney event. Though I did not make any purchases this time around, I scouted out the goods for Fit for a Princess Expo next month and made a long list of items I have to get! Later this year I will register for the Walt Disney World Marathon (my first!!) and already cannot wait to come back and visit the expo and celebrate with all our fellow runDisney and RAD runners!
|January 14, 2015||Posted by Running at Disney under Health & Fitness Expo, WDW Marathon Weekend|
The first stop of any runDisney race weekend is the Health & Fitness Expo! This is a HUGE event in itself and can get a bit overwhelming. Suzanne is here today and fresh from Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. She’s got some great tips (and secrets) on how to navigate the Expo and get the most out of your visit!
You are registered. You are super excited to go get some goodies. Where do you start? First of all, WDW does a great job of marking and directing your stop! First stop is at Packet Pick Up. Be sure to have your ID ready for them to check you in. If you forget your waiver (which is a must) you can print them outside the entrance to the packet pickup area.
The VoluntEARS are so wonderful about getting the participants in and out. We didn’t have to wait very long at all to get your bib, shirt and gear check bag. One of the very nice things that WDW makes sure to do is to have everything you need in one bag. When you leave the packet pick up area, you aren’t juggling 52 things in your hands along with your bib. It is all nicely wrapped in the gear bag for you, which is awesome as well because it means one less stop!
The next best thing is that just a few steps away there was a spot for people to try on their shirts. I, of course, had to try mine on right away. I can’t have a shirt that doesn’t fit. I need to be able to show it off! If yours didn’t fit, you could go and exchange your shirt in just a few more steps. It was really nice to have everything for your packet in one area without having to make 15 stops along the way to get all your Disney goodies. Well played Disney!
Our next stop was to the Health and Fitness Expo. Almost everything that you might need for your race was available. One thing I will be sure to mention is that it is VERY busy and VERY crowded during the expo. If you are interested in getting the PRIME Disney merchandise/souvenir selection, then be sure to get to the expo early on the first day that it opens to get your Disney souvenirs. Literally, I witnessed one man have his shopping basket FULL of pins and magnets. There is no limit to buy on Disney racing souvenirs, so if collecting pins is a hobby for you, try to hook up with some other runners that are going on the first day if you can’t make it. I don’t know if they hold back souvenirs for each day, but based on the feeding frenzy that I witnessed, you better have what you want in your hands and don’t set it down!
One of the bonuses is that there are two Disney race merchandise areas in two separate halls, so if you are interested in getting a souvenir and it is out in one location, be sure to check the other location. When it was time to check out from the merchandise area, even though the line wrapped outside the booth and and down the row, the line moved very fast and the Disney staff was very organized to keep the lines moving.
After perusing the runDisney Merchandise area, it was onto the expo. Keep in mind that the expo is in two locations. If you are looking for running gear, massage systems, or just all around fun items (think tutus), there is all you can imagine. Be sure to head outside as well because there are vendors outside the exhibit halls, too. Located on the outside of the exhibit halls was the awesome, leather-smelling, Dooney & Bourke purses booth! You could smell the scent of the brand new, never been used leather as soon as you walked into the room. The great news was that you could purchase a purse even if you hadn’t pre-ordered one. I was worried that I might have missed the opportunity, but no worries! They had a location. I was able to go in and see the purses to see if I needed to purchase one. I like to see the purses first to be sure it is something I will actually USE. I am so glad that I walked around the outside vendors. I might have missed out on commemorating my vacation with an awesome purse!
The last stop we made was at the Disney Artists booth. I didn’t even know this existed. Right next to runner tracking signups are these great Disney character artists. For FREE (which as you know, very few things are free with Disney), the artists will draw a picture of you in a funny, cartoon-like manner. They are such phenomenal artists and to see what they draw is so fun! In speaking to them, they said that they work for Disney and do different Disney events. They are incredibly talented, and I was super-excited to get my own personal piece of Disney memorabilia.
So, what’s the secret? Get there early if at all possible and if you can, PLAN IT. If you are taking Disney Transportation (which is awesome by the way…no too small yellow school buses for runDisney people… charter baby, all the way), be on the first bus there! If you are an experienced expo-goer, try to plan out the booths that you want to go to first. It makes it much easier to navigate, and you don’t have to feel like a sardine in a feeding frenzy for long. If you are a first-timer, check out all the booths. It is pretty fun to see what is out there in the running world. If you forgot any items like me (who needs gus when you can pack your much needed Minnie ears!), it is easy to pick them up at the expo. However, if you desire a certain type/flavor of an item (nourishment/hydration), you may not be able to get your favorite one there. But at least you won’t be without an item that you need. Yay! Disney to my rescue!
Disney does A LOT of things right (transportation, navigation, people moving, friendliness, course support, etc). They are awesome about moving A TON of people around expertly. Think 30,000+ people over the course of 3 days! They have a variety of vendors for the expo, and they are fantastic about getting wonderful, friendly voluntEARS to help them. Be sure to say thank you to all the voluntEars and the workers at expo and at packet pick up. They will love you for it! If you have the chance to runDisney, DO IT! You won’t be sorry!
Suzanne Berkey is a Disney-loving, motivational speaking, running junkie. She is the chief writing officer aka “The Boss” of The Warrior Within Me blog. She uses her own personal 100lb. weight loss experience to guide others to find their own warrior within them. Why does she run? Because she is finally able to! Check her out at www.thewarriorwithinme.com.
|January 6, 2015||Posted by Running at Disney under runDisney Merchandise, WDW Marathon Weekend|
New Balance and runDisney have released the new design for the 2015 shoes today and there is something definitely missing…color! Well that is on purpost you see… This limited edition 990v3 design features Retro Mickey and Minnie inspired by Steamboat Willie and celebrates the classic heritage of Disney and New Balance. This is a lighter weight, stability shoe that provides support and superior cushioning.
The men’s shoe is black and features and images of Mickey Mouse as Steamboat Willie on the heel along with his signature.
The women’s shoe is grey and features a classic image of Minnie Mouse and her signature as well.
These shoes will be available beginning tomorrow, January 7th at the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Health & Fitness Expo at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex via the New Balance Virtual Queue. Runners can sign up at NBvirtualqueue.com using your bib number starting Wednesday, January 7 at 6:00 am. All other guests can sign up Thursday, January 8 at 6:00 am. Set your alarms!
If you are into more colorful shoes on your feet, fear not because the 2014 designs will also be available at the Expo.
And for all of you West Coasters running during Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend, these will be available at that Health & Fitness Expo as well.
So what do you think?? Do you like the new retro design??
Personally, I’m a big fan! One of the things that I love about New Balance shoes are they’re retro looks. In fact, I even own black and grey pairs of the classic 574s! So to incorporate runDisney into a similar shoe is pretty rad in my book. I’d love to hear your thoughts!
|December 29, 2014||Posted by Running at Disney under WDW Marathon Weekend|
It’s almost here…the largest runDisney race weekend of the year! Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend will bring over 50,000 runners and their families to the resort January 7-11, 2015. With four races, two challenges, kids races and a TON of other events crammed into five days, it’s easy to lose track of why you’re really there…to run! So I’ve put together everything you need to know to have a stress free race weekend! Let’s get started…
Health & Fitness Expo
The race weekend starts with the Health & Fitness Expo at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Hours for the Expo are:
- Wednesday, January 7th: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Thursday, January 8th: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Friday, January 9th: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
- Saturday, January 10th: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Participants in all of the races must attend the Expo to turn in signed waivers (click here to print your waiver) and pick up race packets, which include your race bib with B-Tag timing devices, race shirt, and gEAR bag. The gEAR bag doubles at the bag to use for bag check during the race. This is also where you will receive any commemorative items you may have purchased during registration, such as pins or necklaces or these new Dooney & Bourke bags!
Because this race weekend is so large, the Expo is spread out through much of the Sports Complex. Your first stop at the Expo should be the HP Field House for Packet Pick Up. Starting with this weekend you can no longer have someone pick up your race packet for you. Everyone MUST turn in a waiver, show ID and pick up their own packet.
Because there are so many races and challenges over this weekend, packet pick-up is spread out over the two levels of the HP Field House. On the Entry Level you will find: Kids Races, 5K, 10K, Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge, Dopey Challenge, and Pre-Purchased Commemorative Jacket Pick Up. On the Lower Level you will find: Half Marathon, Marathon, ChEAR Squad, Race Retreat, and Family Reunion Breakfast Pick Up. The Lower Level is also where shirt pick-up is for Goofy & Dopey participants and where you will find Runner Relations and Castaway 5K information.
After getting your race packet, proceed across the way to the Jostens Center to pick up your race shirt and gEAR bag (except for Goofy & Dopey participants), visit with more vendors and spend all your money on runDisney merchandise.
More vendors can be found in Champion Stadium along with Runner Tracking signup and pickup for Dooney & Bourke bags.
Plan for BIG crowds at the Expo, especially early on when there will be long lines for exclusive Expo merchandise. I recommend allowing at least two hours if not a full half day to visit the Expo.
Bus transportation will be available from ALL Walt Disney World Resort Hotels to bring participants to and from most events taking place during Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend. This includes the Expo and all races.
Bus service to the Expo and the Kids Races will run during the following times:
- Wednesday, January 7th: 9:30 am – 7:30 pm (last bus will leave for the resorts at 8:30 pm)
- Thursday, January 8th: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm (last bus will leave for the resorts at 7:30 pm)
- Friday, January 9th: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm (last bus will leave for the resorts at 7:30 pm)
- Saturday, January 10th: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm (last bus will leave for the resorts at 4:30 pm)
On January 8 – 11, bus transportation will be provided for runners and spectators to and from the races. For those staying at a Magic Kingdom resort on the monorail line (Contemporary, Polynesian and Grand Floridian), the monorail will begin running at 3:00 am each day to take guests to and from Epcot. Here are the times the busses will run:
- 5K, January 8th: 4:15 am – 5:30 am & 7:00 am – 9:00 am (runners must be on a bus by 5:00 am)
- 10K, January 9th: 3:30 am – 5:00 am & 7:00 am – 10:00 am (runners must be on a bus by 4:00 am)
- Half Marathon, January 10th: 3:00 am – 5:00 am & 7:00 am – 11:00 am (runners must be on a bus by 4:00 am)
- Marathon, January 11th: 3:00 am – 5:00 am & 7:00 am – 2:00 pm (runners must be on a bus by 4:00 am)
If not staying at a host resort, participants will need to provide their own transportation to all events. On the mornings of the races, expect SIGNIFICANT DELAYS on all roads heading into Epcot. You will need to enter via World Drive as Epcot Center Drive will be closed due to race course. Leave early and allow from plenty of time. You will need to arrive no later than 4:30 am to make sure you are in your corrals in time for the race start.
Costumes are one of the best parts of any Disney race. It’s amazing to see what some people run in! I think one of my favorites from the Marathon in 2013 was this guy dressed as a flamingo!
Please note that runners are NOT allowed to wear a face mask of any kind and will be removed from the course if this is violated. This is for your own safety, especially during a night race! So who are you dressing up as??
Participants MUST use the clear bag provided at the expo to check any belongings during the race and affix the label with their bib number on the outside.
Tip for you: Put a small, lightweight backpack or duffle bag inside your clear gEAR bag to transfer everything into after the race. The strings on the gEAR bags make them horribly uncomfortable to carry around if you are planning on staying for the after party.
All bags are checked in the Family Reunion area prior to heading to the start corrals. Here are the bag check times for each race:
- 5K, Thursday, January 8th: 5:00 am – 9:00 am
- 10K, Friday, January 9th: 4:15 am – 9:00 am
- Half Marathon, Saturday, January 10th: 2:30 am – 10:30 am
- Marathon, Sunday, January 11th: 2:30 am – 1:30 pm
Staging Area & Start Corrals
When you arrive at the Epcot parking lot, you will be directed to a large staging area before the corrals open. This is where you will find bag check, water stations, photo ops and most importantly Port-a-Potties. The corrals for the 5K & 10K will be located in the Explore Lot (see map below) and you will need to be in those corrals 30 minutes prior to the race.
The corrals for the Half Marathon & Marathon are located on Epcot Center Drive. This is approximately a 20 minute walk from the staging area, so make sure you leave yourself plenty of time to get over there. You can find your corral placement by printing your waiver and finding the corresponding corral for your bib number.
Bibs must be centered on the front of your shirt. Safety pins will be provided in your race packet at the expo. Do not bend our fold your bib, as the ChronoTrack B-tag will be affixed to the back of the bib which will be used to track your time. If your bib is not properly centered, damaged or covered, your time may not be recorded properly. Your bib will also be used for the on course photographers, so make sure the number is clearly visible.
If you are participating in Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge, you will be given one bib for both races. If you are participating in the Dopey Challenge, you will be given 2 bibs. One for the 5K & 10K and one for the half marathon and marathon. Keep good care of these throughout the weekend!
You must keep a minimum of 16-minutes per mile throughout the race or you will run the risk of being picked up and brought to the finish line. Keep this in mind if you are planning to stop for character photos. Those lines can get long and it’s easy to lose track of time. Pace cyclists and the dreaded balloon ladies will be on the course to let you know if you have fallen behind.
There will be 2 water stops along the 5K course and 3 water stops along the 10K course. No PowerAde or fuel will be provided for either of these races.
For the Half Marathon, there will be 9 PowerAde and water stops along the course and there will be one food station at mile 8.5 that will have Clif Shots available. For the Marathon, there will be 19 PowerAde and water stops along the course and 4 food stops. Bananas will be available at miles 11.5 & 18.3. Clif Shots will be available at miles 15.4 & 19.4. In additions, there will be sponges distributed at mile 15.4 as you enter the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and candy will be available when you enter the Studios at mile 22.5.
Tip for you: Hang on to the sponge for the remainder of the race and soak it in water at the following water stops to keep you refreshed!
Aid stations will be located approximately 1.5 miles apart from each other for both races. The PowerAde flavor is lemon-lime, so if that isn’t your thing you should carry your own. Same goes for the fuel stops…don’t rely on those if you have trained with other products.
Walt Disney World 5K & 10K
Walt Disney World Half Marathon
Walt Disney World Marathon
More information on other events like the Kids Races is available on the runDisney website and in the Official Event Guide for the weekend. Also, check out some of my packing tips as your get ready to travel and more tips on getting ready for your runcation from RAD contributor Hannah!
Best of luck to everyone taking on one or all of the races over marathon weekend! I will sadly not be there, but be assured that I will be stalking my social media feeds and cheering you all on!