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Sneak Peek of 2019 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend Merchandise

The 2019 Star Wars Rival Run Weekend presented by OtterBox makes its way to Walt Disney World Resort this weekend!
Check out some of the merchandise that will be available at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo.

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The battle between the dark and the light rages on in this year’s event merchandise collection, with art that highlights some classic Star Wars rivalries. Runners participating in the weekend’s events will find a variety of logo performance apparel and “I Did It!” products including shirts in multiple styles and jackets.

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Star Wars-inspired Character Performance Wear and other lifestyle apparel will also be available during the event weekend. Other products to note include glassware, limited-edition pins, headwear and car magnets. Runners can choose their side and wear it with pride with the debut of two new Spirit Jerseys.

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Those runners mastering the runDisney Kessel Run Challenge can also celebrate their galactic accomplishments with a selection of apparel and accessories. The littlest Padawans who are conquering the runDisney Kids Races can commemorate their accomplishments with the specially designed ear hat.

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Look for these commemorative items and more during runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. All Guests are invited to attend during the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 4: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, April 5: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 6: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

To learn more about other runDisney events, visit them here.

Source: Disney Parks Blog

Sneak Peek of Star Wars runDisney 2019 Medals

This April, the Star Wars Rival Run Weekend takes place at Walt Disney World Resort. Today, StarWars.com revealed the lineup of medals featuring several different Star Wars characters.

Star Wars Rival Run 5K | Finn and Captain Phasma
Star Wars Rival Run 10K | Han Solo and Boba Fett
Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon | Rey and Kylo Ren
Star Wars Rival Run Challenge | Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader
runDisney Kids Races | BB-8 and BB-9E
Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon | R2-D2
Kessel Run Challenge

Star Wars Rival Run Weekend is coming to Walt Disney World Resort, April 4-7, 2019! Visit runDisney.com for more information, and be sure to register to get your hands on your own finisher medals.

runDisney Race Calendar for 2019 – 2020 Now Available

runDisney events and on-sale dates are now available for the 2019-2020 race season.

These special events offer entertainment, special character appearances and other Disney magic in every mile.  runDisney races are an unforgettable experience for runners of all ages and skill levels and are the only opportunity for runners and Disney fans alike to run through the Walt Disney World Resort.

Check out the calendar below!

To learn more about runDisney events, click here!

Medals Revealed for 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort

The 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals takes place February 21 – 24 at Walt Disney World Resort and today Disney revealed the lineup of medals featuring several different Disney Princesses, each with an incredible story.

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Kicking off the race weekend celebration with a royal party is the Disney Princess 5K! Join your familia for an exciting 3.1 mile adventure to earn this finisher medal celebrating la princesa, Elena of Avalor.

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Run swift as a coursing river during the Disney Princess Enchanted 10K featuring a Mulan-inspired medal. Reflect on a job well done with a finisher medal spotlighting the courageous warrior.

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A race fit for a Sleeping Beauty, run with us during the dreamy Disney Princess Half Marathon! Have the most joyful day indeed while you enjoy the 13.1-mile course to earn this year’s medal featuring Princess Aurora.

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Grant your wishes and race into a whole new world during the Disney Fairy Tale Challenge! Participants completing both the Disney Princess Enchanted 10K and Half Marathon can look forward to earning this shining, shimmering medal celebrating Princess Jasmine from Disney’s “Aladdin.”

Limited spaces still remain for the 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon distance so register today. Join in on social media using the hashtag #PrincessHalf on Disney’s social channels! Follow runDisney on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest!

To learn more, visit runDisney events!

Medals Revealed for 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort

The 2018 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend presented by MISFIT takes place November 1-4 at Walt Disney World Resort  and today Disney revealed the lineup of medals for the event.

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As a toast to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival taking place, the race weekend medals celebrate some of the popular classic Disney Chefs from throughout the years. Starting off the weekend, the Disney Fall Feast 5K and its festive theme returning for the second year will feature a ‘paws’itively adorable finisher’s medal highlighting Chef Tony and Lady and the Tramp.

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Participants diving into the Disney Wine & Dine 10K will ‘sea’-lebrate their finish and earn this medal featuring Chef Louis and Sebastian from Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

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Runners setting their course for 13.1 miles around Walt Disney World Resort during the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon will find a finisher medal inspired by the Tuscan countryside and featuring Chef Mickey awaiting them at the end. Our esteemed guests taking on the most delectable event of the weekend, Disney Two Course Challenge, will finish their tale as old as time earning a beautiful rose gold medal celebrating everyone’s favorite host, Lumiere, from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”

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As Chef Gusteau would say, anyone can cook … or in this case, run! Our littlest Chefs participating in runDisney Kids Races presented by GoGo squeeZ Applesauce on the Go will earn a fun medallion featuring Chef Linguini and Remy from the Disney•Pixar film “Ratatouille.” There’s still limited spots remaining for the Kids Races.

Enhance your weekend menu of events and have the entire family join in the fun! Space still available for friends and family for both Ch’EAR Squad and the Post-Race Party celebration.

Share your excitement for the weekend with @runDisney on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube using the hashtag #WineDineHalf.

Learn more about runDisney events here!