The Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna celebrates its 11th anniversary over Labor Day Weekend with more than 32,000 runners. From Sept. 1 through Sept. 4, 2016 in Anaheim, Calif., runners will take on everything from a Diaper Dash for the littlest among them to 13.1 miles in the main event on Sunday.
The weekend’s races include the Disneyland 5K, Disneyland 10K, Dumbo Double Dare, runDisney Kids Races, and the Disneyland Half Marathon with a flat and fast course through Disney California Adventure theme park, Disneyland theme park, the streets of Anaheim, and Angel Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Angels.
Here’s a look at the 2016 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend by the numbers.
2016 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend By The Numbers
96,000—safety pins that will be used to pin runners’ bibs
32,400—total race registrations for the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend, including runners participating in multiple events
16,000—runners from California, the most represented state
14,900—runners in the Disneyland Half Marathon
10,000—participants in the Disneyland 10K
6,000—entrants in the Disneyland 5K
6,000—challengers in the Dumbo Double Dare, who run the 10K on Saturday and half marathon on Sunday
1,500—children in the runDisney Kids Races
1:05:29—Disneyland Half Marathon course record, set in 2012 by Jimmy Grabow. It’s the second fastest time in runDisney history. He’ll race again this year.
371—number of legacy runners who will have competed in all 11 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekends
89—age of the oldest female participant
83—age of the oldest male participant
65—percentage of female runners
35—percentage of male runners
31—countries represented among runners
15—runners age 80 and older
11—years the Disneyland Half Marathon has been running
10—rank of the Disneyland Half Marathon among the largest half-marathons in the U.S.
2—number of theme parks along the course
1—number of iconic castles (Sleeping Beauty) and baseball stadiums (Angel Stadium) participants run through
1st—time runDisney will issue metal medals at Disneyland 5K
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