Details on the 2016 Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon

More details of the Inaugural 2016 Disneyland Paris Half Marathon are FINALLY here!  The weekend will consist of the Health & Fitness Expo, a Pasta in the Park Party, Kids Races, a 5K and the Half Marathon.  Looks like the on-sale date is set for October 6, 2015…set your alarms now!!


Here is the official press release from runDisney:

MARNE LA VALLEE, France (June 25, 2015) – The new Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend will be a three-day race weekend that includes a variety of events for runners and fans to experience the theme parks like never before when it debuts in the City of Light on Sept. 23-25, 2016.

The inaugural race weekend in Paris will include fun kids’ races for children of all ages, a 5K course through Disneyland Paris and a scenic half-marathon course through two Disneyland Paris theme parks and the countryside villages that surround the Disney Parks.

In addition to the races, the Paris event, runDisney’s first at a Disney Park outside of the United States, will also offer several family-friendly events, including a pre-race Pasta Party the night before the half marathon where runners can “carb up’’ for the race. There will also be a runDisney Health and Fitness Expo throughout the weekend where runners pick up race packets, shop for the latest running apparel and technology and attend a speaker series involving leading industry experts.

While running through the theme parks and the countryside villages, runners will have the opportunity to meet beloved Disney characters and experience legendary Disney entertainment along the course. And commemorative medals await runners at the finish line.

Race packages go on sale on October 6, 2015.

“We could not be more excited about the upcoming runDisney event,’’ said Tom Wolber, President of Euro Disney S.A.S. “It will make Disneyland Paris the world’s third Disney destination to host this successful sporting series that offers a whole new running experience for the young and young-at-heart.’’

For more information about the race weekend, visit

Schedule of Events

runDisney Health and Fitness Expo
Sept. 23-24, 2016

runDisney Kids Races
Sept. 24, 2016

Pasta in the Park Party
Sept. 24, 2016

Disneyland Paris 5K
Sept. 24, 2016

Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon
Sept. 25, 2016

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