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Event Information


Date: January 4-8, 2017  

Dopey Challenge- January 5-8, 2017

Goofy Challenge- January 7-8, 2017

Walt Disney World® 5K presented by Cigna®*- Thursday, January 5, 6:15am

Walt Disney World® 10K presented by Cigna®- Friday, January 6, 5:30am

   Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna®- Saturday, January 7, 5:30am 

Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna®- Sunday, January 8, 5:30am

*The timed 5K for the Dopey Challenge participants starts at 5:30am

Course: The marathon's looped course passes through all theme parks including Epcot®, Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and finishes back in Epcot®. The course is very fast and flat.


Weather: Average temperatures range between 45-70F. Ideal conditions for running.

Race Entry: All race entries must be confirmed directly with www.rundisney.com.  Marathon Tours will not have any race entries available for purchase.

Eligibility: Marathon runners must be 18 years or older on race day and half-marathon runners must be 14 years of age or older. Goofy and Dopey participants must be 18 years or oder on race day.  Participants for Walt Disney World® 10K must be 10 years of age or older.  All ages are welcome to run the Disney Family Fun Run 5K.  

Time Limit: Participants in either the full marathon or half-marathon must maintain a 16:00 per mile pace (3:30 finishing time for the half and 7:00 time for the marathon). Runners not reaching check points within this time will be transported back to the finish line.


Awards: Every runner receives a commemorative race tech T-shirt and a medal after finishing.

For more information call Marathon Tours, 617-242-7845 or Email at jen@marathontours.com