RunDisney unveils race themes for 2024 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

General registration begins April 11

2024 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend (runDisney)

BAY LAKE, Fla. – RunDisney is sharing some exciting new details about the 2024 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.

On Thursday, the company announced the themes for each of the races ahead of general registration on April 11.

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“The unforgettable race weekend features courses full of character and encouragement as you earn every mile in a weekend filled with four different races, two challenges, and inspiration at every turn. Top it all off with some fantastic bling and it’s a perfect ‘run’cation at Walt Disney World Resort,” runDisney said on its blog.

The weekend kicks off Jan. 4 and consists of a 5K (3.1 miles), 10K (6.2 miles), the Walt Disney World Half-Marathon (13.1 miles) and the Walt Disney World Marathon (26.2 miles). The event also features Goofy’s Race and Half Challenges (half-marathon and full marathon) and the Dopey Challenge (all races).

See each of the race themes below.

Walt Disney World 5K - Pluto


Walt Disney World 10K - Chip ‘N Dale


Walt Disney World Half-Marathon - Donald & Daisy Duck


Walt Disney World Marathon - Mickey & Minnie Mouse


Goofy’s Race & a Half Challenge - Goofy


Dopey Challenge - Dopey


Registration dates for the race weekend can be found below.

  • Club runDisney Gold & Platinum Member registration begins April 4
  • General registration begins April 11 at 10 a.m.
  • Virtual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend general registration on April 14 at 10 a.m.

Click here to learn more about upcoming runDisney races.

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