We were told to expect some more information from RunDisney in the Summer about the inaugural event in September 2016 and they haven’t hung around with the release of the details of just what to expect at the race weekend. The Inaugural Half Marathon Weekend event is scheduled to take place on September 23-25, 2016.

The new three-day race weekend will involve kids races, a 5K family race and a half marathon, plus several family fun experiences such as the Health and Fitness Expo, a Friday night private party and the Saturday night pre-race Pasta Party. 

The weekend is expected to run as follows:

Disneyland Paris 5K family race – Saturday, September 24, 2016 – 7am

 Share the adventure with a magical family run through Disneyland Paris cheered on by Disney Characters. Participants will run through the two Disney Parks. Perfect for beginners, intermediates or even racing veterans aged pre-teen and older, this is a running event where families pass the finishing line with unforgettable memories.

runDisney Kids Races – Saturday, September 24, 2016 – from 10am
 A magical race for the youngest runners!

Children under 12 are invited to participate in a series of runs designed specifically for them. Parents can also run with their kids. The event will feature a 100m dash followed by the 200m and 400m races. For older kids, there is even a 1K and 2K race! And every participant will go home as a winner with their very own runDisney Kids Races Inaugural Event Finisher Medallion!
Inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon – September 25, 2016 – 7am

The half marathon will immerse participants in the middle of all the Disney magic through the two spectacular Disney Parks and then through the countryside and villages around the Parks before circling back to Disney Village en route to the finish line for a victory celebration and exclusive Disneyland Paris Inaugural Half Marathon finisher medal. Disney Characters and animations will be along the race course to make it even more fun and magical!

runDisney Health and Fitness Expo – September 22-24, 2016 
Thursday 22nd 3-8pm

Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th 8am-8pm

One-Stop headquarters for everyone’s race weekend needs!

 Package registration will start next October 6th, 2015. There is also a limited number of individual registrations available from 12th January 2016z

For further information, go on run.disneylandparis.com

By Adam

Adam has been a fan of Disney since he was small. He runs the Disneybrit Podcast. He is also the author of several Disney books.

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