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Get set for a galactic adventure on the dark side of the Force during a weekend of out-of-this- world runs and fantastic fun during Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Captain Phasma, the Dark Enforcer Kylo Ren and the First Order’s stormtroopers have plenty of excitement waiting for you, including non-stop thrills on spectacular courses packed with plenty of Star Wars excitement, Disney entertainment and lots of surprises.

It’s a Star Wars weekend you won’t be able to resist with runs for Star Wars fans of every age, including the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side, Star Wars First Order Challenge, Star Wars Dark Side 10K, Star Wars Dark Side 5K and the runDisney Kids Races. Be a part of the excitement during Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side, April 19-22, 2018. Choose your alliance – run for the light or run for the dark. And may the Force be with you!

Galactic runs and family fun!

Friday, April 20, 2018
6:00 AM

Bring the whole family for a fantastic Star Wars Dark Side 5K adventure through the Walt Disney World® Resort. You’ll encounter some of your favorite Star Wars characters along this 3.1-mile run chock full of spectacular sights, lots of surprises, Disney entertainment and plenty of Star Wars fun.

What’s Included?

  • 5K Finisher Medal
  • 5K Unisex T-shirt
  • Official Digital Event Guide
  • Virtual Goody Bag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by January 16, 2018 for name to appear on bib)
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • Runner’s World Trial Subscription

May the Force be With You!

Saturday, April 21, 2018
5:30 AM

There’s no escaping the fun and excitement of the Star Wars Dark Side 10K. This 6.2-mile course through the Walt Disney World® Resort includes thrilling sights, amazing surprises, Disney entertainment and plenty of Star Wars excitement. Take home a one-of-a-kind Star Wars Dark Side 10K Finisher Medal and shirt! It’s a breathtaking run and a perfect course for runners of all levels.

What’s Included?

  • 10K Finisher Medal
  • Champion® Short-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women’s or Men’s Cut
  • Official Event Guide
  • Virtual Goody Bag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by January 16, 2018 for name to appear on bib)
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race with live runner tracking signup for friends and family
  • Runner’s World Trial Subscription

A 13.1-mile run on the dark side with Star Wars Captain Phasma leading the charge!

Sunday, April 22, 2018
5:30 AM

Captain Phasma, the female captain of the First Order, along with her stormtrooper trainees, has taken command of the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side at the Walt Disney World® Resort. This half marathon is a run on the dark side with 13.1 miles of thrilling adventure, amazing sights, Disney entertainment and lots of Star Wars fun. Whether you run for the light or run for the dark, you’ll feel the Force on this incredible, memory-making run.

What’s Included?

  • Half Marathon Finisher Medal
  • Champion® Short-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women’s or Men’s Cut
  • Official Digital Event Guide
  • Virtual Goody Bag
  • Personalized bib (Must register before January 16, 2018 for name to appear on bib)
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race with live runner tracking signup for friends and family
  • Runner’s World Trial Subscription

The Ultimate Darth Vader Challenge!

Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 2018

Sith Lord Darth Vader’s grandson, Kylo Ren, is throwing down a challenge of galactic proportions. Put the Force to work for you in this amazing test of strength and endurance that combines the Star Wars Dark Side 10K on Saturday with the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side on Sunday. Join the dark side and get set for an amazing two-day, 19.3-mile run. Runners who finish both races are awarded the Star Wars First Order Challenge Finisher Medal in addition to the Half Marathon and 10K Finisher Medals.

What’s Included?

  • Registration to selected race
  • 2-night hotel accommodation at selected Walt Disney World® Resort based on room occupancy
  • 2-Day Magic Your Way Ticket with Park Hopper® Option (upgrades available)
  • 1-Day FUN Card, which includes admission to (1) of the following:
    • Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
    • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
    • Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course
    • Disney’s Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course
  • Complimentary transportation to all sporting events
  • Complimentary airport transfers courtesy of Disney’s Magical Express® Transportation (available only at MCO)
  • All applicable taxes and processing fees

Hotel Accommodations

Disney's Pop Century Resort

Experience the unforgettable fads of the 1950s through the 1990s all over again. From yo-yos and Play-Doh® to Rubik’s Cube® and rollerblades, this Resort hotel salutes the timeless fashions, catch phrases, toys and dances that captivated the world through the decades. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the 1960’s at the sprawling Hippy Dippy Pool, which features flower-shaped water jets or shop for Disney merchandise.

Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

A tropical paradise built around 45-acre Barefoot Bay, this Resort hotel brings the Islands to you with swaying palm trees, white-sand beaches and colonial architecture. Six villages—Trinidad North, Trinidad South, Martinique, Barbados, Aruba and Jamaica—host colorful Guest rooms, some pirate-themed! Enjoy “island hopping” (or pool hopping) as you explore 200 lushly landscaped acres, or simply find a hammock and soak up the sun.

Pricing

Disney’s Pop Century Resort 

 QuadTripleDoubleSingle
Star Wars™ Dark Side 5k$459$479$525$675
Star Wars™ Dark Side 10k$499$519$565$715
Star Wars™ Dark Side Half Marathon [ ---By Request--- ]
Star Wars™ First Order Challenge[ ---By Request--- ]
Spectator$369$389$435$585

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

 QuadTripleDoubleSingle
Star Wars™ Dark Side 5k$505$529$595$825
Star Wars™ Dark Side 10k$545$569$635$865
Star Wars™ Dark Side Half Marathon [ ---By Request--- ]
Star Wars™ First Order Challenge[ ---By Request--- ]
Spectator$415$439$505$735

IMPORTANT


Booking, Payment & Additional Information

The above packages are quoted per person based on hotel, race category and room occupancy selected. All prices include taxes and fees. Hotel upgrades, ticket upgrades, and dining plan options are available upon request for any of the packages listed.

Cancellation Policy

For all bookings a 50% non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking. Remaining balance is due no later than February 2, 2018. Packages paid in full are non-refundable, race registrations cannot be cancelled or deferred. Theme-park admission included in the package is non-transferable and valid 14 days from first use. Unused tickets expire by December 31st, 2018 and no full or partial refund will be issued for unused visits. Additional nights can be added to the package at an additional cost. Any modifications to an existing booking less than 45 days prior to arrival will incur a change fee of $60.00 USD per applicable package.

Disney Annual Passholders

Disney Annual Passholders are not required to purchase park tickets included in package. Proof of a valid Walt Disney World® Annual Pass over the event dates is required at time of booking. Alternatively, Annual Pass holders are also able to use the value of the sports ticket included in package towards the renewal of their pass any time between receipt of booking confirmation number and ticket expiration date. Value of ticket included in sports package may differ from retail value.

Register Now!

Please fill out the form below and one of our runDisney Marathon Coordinators will be sure to respond to your registration request quickly!

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