Missed out on registration for the Disney Princess Half Marathon 2015 presented by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, including the sold-out Glass Slipper Challenge and Enchanted 10K? Limited bibs are available via charity and tour groups. Runners must register directly through the groups listed below to participate in those three events from February 19-22 at Walt Disney World in Florida.
Regular registration is still available for the Disney Princess 5K and runDisney Kids Races, both of which will feature a Frozen theme and finisher medals. At publication time, the 5K was 65 percent full and the kids races were 55 percent sold.
Tickets are also still available for the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Breakfast and Pasta in the Park Party, both on Friday and Saturday, and the Race Retreat on Sunday. Though the Race Retreat and Breakfast are each 52 percent full. Free, non-ticketed events include the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo from Thursday through Saturday and the Happily Ever After Party at Downtown Disney on Sunday.
The Glass Slipper Challenge, where runners complete the Enchanted 10K and Disney Princess Half Marathon on back-to-back days, sold out first in 1 hour and 45 minutes after an hour of technical problems between runDisney.com and the Active.com registration system. Registration opened at 12 p.m. ET on July 15. At 12:34, runDisney posted on Twitter:
— runDisney (@runDisney) July 15, 2014
Approximately 30 minutes later, runDisney shared a direct link for registration:
Once the issues were resolved, the Disney Princess Half Marathon 2015 and Disney Enchanted 10K sold out in just over six hours.
Still Want To Run?
If you really want to run any of the three sold-out races at the Disney Princess Half Marathon 2015, you can still register through a charity or tour group. Contact the following organizations directly to find out how to run the races with them. Charities will ask runners to raise a certain amount of money and tour providers may require purchase of a travel package.
Disney Princess Half Marathon 2015 Charities
runDisney Charity Groups offer guaranteed entries, discounted Walt Disney World theme park tickets, special Walt Disney World hotel rates, and other perks for the Disney Princess Half Marathon 2015 Weekend of races. Check with each group individually for their requirements, benefits, and to register with them.
Runners also have a new way to raise charitable dollars for the Princess Half Marathon Weekend and all other runDisney events via CrowdRise. Participants can start their own group or join an already established group to fundraise for a good cause.
Disney Princess Half Marathon Presenting Charity
Other Participating Charities
- Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
- American Association for Cancer Research
- Autism Speaks
- Girl Power 2 Cure
- Kellsie’s Hope Foundation
- Noah’s Light Foundation
- Sophie & Madigan’s Playground
- Special Olympics Florida
- St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
- Team RMHC (Ronald McDonald House Charities)
- Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Disney Princess Half Marathon 2015 Travel Providers
Runners can also register for the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend races through a runDisney Travel Provider. They offer special packages for runners, including discounted Walt Disney World hotel rates and theme park tickets. Contact each tour provider individually to learn more and to register through them.
Visit the “Registration” tab at rundisney.com/princess-half-marathon for more information.
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