2020 WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon Weekend

Join us on January 8, 2020

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Team up with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Runners for Research at Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida to celebrate the magical Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend! Runners of all ages will enjoy courses through the Most Magical Place on Earth while raising funds for lifesaving cancer research.

There will not be a hotel or theme park ticket requirement for this event! A link with specially priced charity rates for rooms and tickets will be provided upon your registration with AACR Runners for Research entry.

We are pleased to share the booking link for the 2020 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend. Our Charity Room blocks this year will be at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and Disney’s Pop Century Resort. This is a group specially priced block, space is limited and expected to sell out quickly. For guest wishing to stay elsewhere please call Disney at 407-939-7810 and have them refer to AACR charity block to check for availability.

Here is the direct link to book.

New for 2020! Both of these resorts will be on the Disney Skyliner system and will feature a Skyliner Station. The Skyliner system will give Guests a bird’s eye view of the Walt Disney World® Resort while traveling via gondolas, an incredible new way to travel around Walt Disney World® Resorts.  This brand-new gondola system which is expected to open Fall of 2019 will connect guests of Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort and Disney Pop Century Resort, with Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and Interaction Gateway at Epcot!

In addition to the runDisney benefits for your specific race, all AACR Runners for Research receive:

  • Race registration
  • AACR Runners for Research goodie bag with Race Tech shirt
  • AACR group get togethers throughout the weekend
  • Prizes for the highest fundraisers, largest team, and more
  • Virtual fundraising coaching
  • Running coach with online fitness management

Registered with runDisney Individually?

Already have your bib? You can still join the team to make your miles mean more! For more information about joining the AACR Runners for Research, please contact team captain Michael Lynn Sills

Walt Disney World® Marathon

  • Sunday, January 12th, 2020 - 5:30 a.m.
  • Fundraising Minimum: $1,200

Walt Disney World® Half Marathon

  • Saturday, January 11th, 2020 - 5:30 a.m.
  • Fundraising Minimum: $1,000

Walt Disney World® 10K

  • Friday, January 10th - 5:30 a.m.
  • Fundraising Minimum: $800

Walt Disney World® 5K

  • Thursday, January 9, 2019 - 5:30 a.m.
  • Fundraising Minimum: $500

Goofy’s Race and Half Challenge (Full & Half Marathon)

  • Saturday & Sunday, January 11th & 12th, 2020 - 5:30 a.m.
  • Fundraising Minimum: $1,450

Dopey Challenge (All 4 Races!)

  • January 9-12, 2020
  • Fundraising Minimum: $1,700

Please Note: To receive the Dopey Challenge and Goofy’s Race and Half Challenge medal, you must complete all races needed within runDisney’s time requirements. Separate registrations for the events individually does not entitle you to receive either of the Challenges finisher medal.

*All fundraising requirements must be met by Janurary 8, 2020 Unless otherwise stipluated*

runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Race Bib Pick-Up

  • Wednesday, January 8, 2020

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

  • Thursday, January 9, 2020

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

  • Friday, January 10, 2020

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

  • Saturday, January 11, 2020

9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

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