Get ready to run with your favorite characters during Universal Orlando’s Epic Character Race

5K and 10K weekend taking place Feb. 1 & 2, 2020


ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando Resort has released new details about its inaugural ‘Epic Character Race’ weekend.

Runners can start training for the races set to take place Feb. 1 and 2. The resort is giving runners the option to run a 5K or 10K through its immersive theme parks.

Universal officials say runners will get a first-ever opportunity to race through Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure and snag a photo with some of its iconic characters like Shrek, Minions, ‘Blue’ from Jurassic World and Transformers.

Universal said the characters will be available for a photo if runners need a pit-stop during the race.

Participants will earn an Instagram-worthy medal and get exclusive swag to commemorate the inaugural run, according to a theme park press release.

Registration packages are on sale now. For more information visit the Epic Character Race website.

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