2021 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend

Join us on January 6, 2021

Sorry, registrations are currently closed.

Put more meaning in your miles and race with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Runners for Research Team for the 2021 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend! A colorful journey awaits participants as they run through the most magical place on earth, all while raising funds for lifesaving cancer research!

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

  • Race registration
  • AACR Runners for Research goodie bag
  • AACR Runners for Research tech tee
  • AACR Runners for Research team meet-up  
  • Prizes for the highest fundraisers, largest team, and more

Race Weekend Details

Walt Disney World® 5K SOLD OUT

  • Thursday, January 7, 2021 // 5:30 a.m.
  • Entry fee: $89
  • Fundraising Minimum: $500


  • Friday, January 8, 2021 // 5:30 a.m.
  • Entry fee: $129
  • Fundraising minimum: $800

Walt Disney World®  Half Marathon SOLD OUT

  • Saturday, January 9, 2021 // 5:30 a.m.
  • Entry fee: $188
  • Fundraising minimum: $1,000

Walt Disney World®  Marathon SOLD OUT

  • Sunday, January 10, 2021 // 5:30 a.m.
  • Entry fee: $190
  • Fundraising minimum: $1,200

Walt Disney World®  Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge (Half Marathon and Marathon)* SOLD OUT

  • Saturday, January 9 – Sunday, January 10 // 5:30 a.m.
  • Entry fee: $385
  • Fundraising Minimum: $1,450

Walt Disney World®  Dopey Challenge (5K, 10K, Half Marathon & Marathon)* SOLD OUT

  • Thursday, January 7 – Sunday, January 10 // 5:30 a.m.
  • Entry fee: $590
  • Fundraising Minimum: $1,700

*Please Note:  Challenge participants must complete all required races within the pacing requirements in order to receive their Challenge Medals. Separate/individual registrations for multiple events does not entitle you to receive the Walt Disney World Goofy or Dopey Challenge Medals.

Important Fundraising Information:

  • Your race entry fee will count towards your fundraising minimum.
  • All fundraising requirements must be met by January 1, 2021 in order to participate on race weekend; otherwise, runner will be responsible for any remaining balance.
  • Fundraising pages will remain open until January 31, 2021.

How does registration with the AACR work?

  • Click on the “Register Now” button above to submit your entry fee + set up your fundraising page. 
  • In the coming weeks, you will receive an email from the AACR Foundation Special Events team with the registration link for your race registration. This link must be claimed and completed to secure your race registration into the event of your choosing. 

Registered with runDisney Individually?

Already have your bib but are looking to join the race against cancer? No problem! For more information about joining the AACR Runners for Research team, please contact us at [email protected].  

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

  • Wednesday, January 6, 2021
  • Thursday, January 7, 2021
  • Friday, January 8, 2021
  • Saturday, January 9, 2021

Important Expo Information:

  • All participants must attend Race Bib Pick-Up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race bib and participant shirts. No items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.
  • Dopey Challenge and 5K Runners MUST attend Expo on Wednesday, January 6 in order to receive their race materials.

About the AACR

Founded in 1907, the AACR is the first and largest cancer research organization dedicated to accelerating the conquest of cancer. Eighty-eight cents of every dollar raised by the AACR Runners for Research Team support the AACR’s mission to prevent and cure all forms of cancer through research, education, communication, collaboration, science policy, advocacy, and grant-giving for cancer research. Learn more about the groundbreaking work being done by the AACR by visiting www.aacr.org.


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