Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend

May the Force be with you during the all-new Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend at the Disneyland® Resort. It’s a weekend journey to a galaxy far, far away featuring various runs, special events, Disney entertainment, your favorite Star Wars and Disney characters to cheer you along the course, and much, much more!


Star Wars Half Marathon

Date
Sunday, January 18, 2015
5:30 a.m.

Location
Disneyland Resort

Race Course Description
Jump into hyperspace and feel the power of the Force during the first-ever Star Wars Half Marathon run at theDisneyland® Resort.  It’s a 13.1 mile intergalactic adventure in the most magical place on Earth. Your course takes you through Disney California Adventure® Park, past Disneyland® Park, and then on to the terrestrial streets of surrounding areas.  Follow the path to the Light Side with your Star Wars favorites cheering you on your galactic journey.   Never underestimate the power of the Dark Side. Darth Vader and the Forces of the Dark Side are not far behind!

Water + Medical Stops
Water stops are found along the course, at every mile. There are medical personnel on bikes, course monitors and medical tents to give assistance to guests in need, as well as medical tents with medical professionals to assist.

Final Race Instructions
Please check back here approximately one month prior to race day. Mickey Miles Podcast will post final race instructions with important transportation, race and expo details.

To receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal, you must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge. Registering for the races individually will not make you eligible to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge medal.

* Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the Disneyland® Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants and REGISTRANTS MUST PICK UP THEIR OWN PACKETS (please click link for recent, March 12, 2014, runDisney packet pick up policy change).

*Please note that all race information, course maps and prices are provided by runDisney. For further details please visit their site.

Star Wars Rebel Challenge

Date
Saturday, January 17 + Sunday, January 18, 2015

Location
Disneyland Resort

Race Course Description
Welcome to the rebel alliance! Now you can use the Force to amplify your strength and endurance in the ultimate test of your running skills during the Star Wars Rebel Challenge combining the Star Wars 10K on Saturday with the Star WarsHalf Marathon on Sunday. You’ll need all the power of the Force for this 2-day, 19.3-mile run. Rebels who finish both races are awarded the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal in addition to the Half Marathon and 10K Finisher Medals.

You must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge medal upon completion of both races within the pacing requirements.

Star Wars Rebel Challenge Highlights

  • Two courses through Disneyland® Resort and the surrounding areas totaling 19.3 miles
  • Star Wars Characters, Disney Characters and Entertainment on-course
  • Family Reunion Area with live entertainment and characters
  • Race within walking distance when you stay at a Disneyland®Resort Hotel
  • Event transportation included when you stay at select Anaheim Area Hotels

Water + Medical Stops
Water stops are found along the course, at every mile. There are medical personnel on bikes, course monitors and medical tents to give assistance to guests in need, as well as medical tents with medical professionals to assist.

Final Race Instructions
Please check back here approximately one month prior to race day. Mickey Miles Podcast will post final race instructions with important transportation, race and expo details.

To receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal, you must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge. Registering for the races individually will not make you eligible to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge medal.

* Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the Disneyland® Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants and REGISTRANTS MUST PICK UP THEIR OWN PACKETS (please click link for recent, March 12, 2014, runDisney packet pick up policy change).

*Please note that all race information, course maps and prices are provided by runDisney. For further details please visit their site.

Star Wars 10K

Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015
5:30 a.m.

Location
Disneyland Resort

Race Course Description
The Star Wars 10K race begins on Disneyland Drive where you’ll pass under the Downtown Disney® District on your way into Disney California Adventure® Park.  There you’ll make your way through all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood Blvd, race down Route 66, and past breathtaking Paradise Bay.  The race will travel down turn-of-the-century Main Street U.S.A., before it makes its way around the Rivers of America. After Disneyland®Park, the race will cut through Downtown Disney® by the Disneyland® Hotel continuing on to the City of Anaheim.  You’ll race through the enchanting, historic neighborhoods of downtown Anaheim, down the Anaheim Center Street Promenade and past Anaheim Ice on your way towards City Hall. Before returning to the Disneyland® Resort, you’ll make your way past the Anaheim GardenWalk and then it’s on to a spectacular finish near Disney’s Paradise Pier® Hotel.

Star Wars 10K Race Highlights

  • Timed 10K race
  • 10K course through the Disneyland® Resort
  • Star Wars Characters, Disney Characters and Entertainment on-course
  • Race within walking distance when you stay at a Disneyland® Resort Hotel
  • Event transportation included when you stay at select Anaheim Area Hotels

Water + Medical Stops
Water stops are found along the course, at every mile. There are medical personnel on bikes, course monitors and medical tents to give assistance to guests in need, as well as medical tents with medical professionals to assist.

Final Race Instructions
Please check back here approximately one month prior to race day. Mickey Miles Podcast will post final race instructions with important transportation, race and expo details.

To receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal, you must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge. Registering for the races individually will not make you eligible to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge medal.

* Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the Disneyland® Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants and REGISTRANTS MUST PICK UP THEIR OWN PACKETS (please click link for recent, March 12, 2014, runDisney packet pick up policy change).

*Please note that all race information, course maps and prices are provided by runDisney. For further details please visit their site.

Star Wars 5K

Dates
Friday, January 16, 2015
5:30 a.m.

Location
Disneyland Resort

Make it a Jedi event and bring out the whole gang Friday morning for the Star Wars 5K. May the force be with you as you make your way through the thrilling Disney California Adventure® Park, followed by a run along magical Main Street U.S.A. and past Star Tours in Disneyland® Park. It’s an intergalactic adventure for adults, teens, and tweens.

Star Wars 5K Run Highlights

  • 5K course through the Disneyland® Resort
  • Star Wars Characters, Disney Characters and Entertainment on-course
  • Race within walking distance when you stay at a Disneyland® Resort Hotel
  • Event transportation included when you stay at select Anaheim Area Hotels

Water + Medical Stops
Water stops are found along the course, at every mile. There are medical personnel on bikes, course monitors and medical tents to give assistance to guests in need, as well as medical tents with medical professionals to assist.

Final Race Instructions
Please check back here approximately one month prior to race day. Mickey Miles Podcast will post final race instructions with important transportation, race and expo details.

To receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal, you must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge. Registering for the races individually will not make you eligible to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge medal.

* Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the Disneyland® Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants and REGISTRANTS MUST PICK UP THEIR OWN PACKETS (please click link for recent, March 12, 2014, runDisney packet pick up policy change).

*Please note that all race information, course maps and prices are provided by runDisney. For further details please visit their site.

Star Wars Kid’s/Padawan Races

Date
Saturday, January 17, 2015 (Schedule below is tentative and subject to change. Changes will be made as soon as a confirmed schedule is received from runDisney.)

9:30 a.m.
100m | 1-3 year olds
200m | 4-6 year olds

9:45 a.m.
400m | 7-8 year olds

10:15 a.m.
Diaper Dash | crawlers only

Location
Simba Parking Lot near Downtown Disney District

It’s never too early to start your Jedi training! Every child eight and younger is invited to join the fun and participate in the runDisney Kids Races during the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend. Encourage your child to be a part of the excitement and sign up for any of the Kids Dashes. There’s even a Diaper Dash for crawlers! Space is limited. Each participant goes home a winner with a Finisher Medallion to remember all the magic.

Parents are allowed to run with their children, but only registered children will receive a finisher medallion. The event will follow a rolling start beginning with the 100m dash followed by the 200m, 400m and Diaper Dash.

runDisney Kids Races Age Groups

  • 12 months and under – Diaper Dash for crawlers
  • 1-3 years old – 100m dash
  • 4-6 years old – 200m dash
  • 7-8 years old – 400m dash

To receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge Finisher Medal, you must register for the Star Wars Rebel Challenge. Registering for the races individually will not make you eligible to receive the Star Wars Rebel Challenge medal.

* Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the Disneyland® Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants and REGISTRANTS MUST PICK UP THEIR OWN PACKETS (please click link for recent, March 12, 2014, runDisney packet pick up policy change). Children’s parents may pick up their children’s packets.

*Please note that all race information, course maps and prices are provided by runDisney. For further details please visit their site.


Wookie Welcome Party

Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015
9:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Location
Disneyland Park

The Star Wars Wookiee Welcome Party features:

  • Private Party in Tommorrowland
  • Character Meet & Greets with Star Wars Characters and Classic Disney Characters in Star Wars Outfits
  • Entertainment
  • Dessert Reception
  • Select Attractions open including Space Mountain and Star Tours – The Adventures Continues, Astro Orbitor, and Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster*

*attractions subject to change. Prices have not been released as of May 28, 2014.

Disneyland Health + Fitness Expo

Date
Thursday, January 15, 2015 – times TBA
Friday, January 16, 2015 – times TBA
Saturday, January 17, 2015 – times TBA

Location
Disneyland Hotel Exhibit Hall

Everything running is at the Expo! The Expo is where you’ll pick up your official race number and packet and get an inside look the latest in apparel and fitness equipment. Samples and merchandise abound, the Expo is the perfect place to try something new or pick up something you forgot at home. Special Speaker Series includes appearances by celebrity runners and seminars on training, racing, and nutrition.