Every year Disneyland hosts a half marathon weekend where families can join together and run at the happiest place on earth. Part of the fun is dressing up as favorite Disneyland characters and this is a fun tradition that participants know and love. This year, the park is excited to announce that there will be themes for the different races that are going on this weekend. This year, the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend will take place on Friday, September 1st through Sunday, September 3rd. If you plan on joining in on the fun, be sure to find a family-friendly hotel near Disneyland to stay at.
The most popular event during the weekend is the Disneyland 5k. In this run, the whole family can participate, which means everyone can enjoy themselves. This year, the theme for the 5k will be The Incredibles! Join Mr. and Mrs. Incredible as you take on a 3.1 mile run throughout the Disneyland Resort grounds. The 5k will take place on Friday, September 1st. The theme for the Disneyland 10k will be Monster’s Inc. During the 5k, be sure to dress up as your favorite Monster’s Inc. characters and join Mike and Sulley as you race through Disneyland park, California Adventure, and the streets of Anaheim. The 10k will take place Saturday, September 2nd.
If you have what it takes to go “To Infinity and Beyond”, then sign up for the Disneyland Half Marathon, which is Toy Story themed. Join the gang from Toy Story as you run 13.1 miles through Disneyland, California Adventure, the Disneyland Resort and the Streets of Anaheim. The half marathon will take place on Sunday, September 3rd. If you have little kids, consider signing them up for the runDisney Kids Races taking place on Saturday, September 2nd. If you have kids, let your little explorers know that “Adventure is out there” at the Up! themed races. There will be a Kids Dash as well as a Diaper Dash for the little ones.