Finalement! More information about the inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend has finally arrived. Disney’s first race weekend outside the U.S. will take place September 22-25, 2016, kicking off with a three-day runDisney Health & Fitness Expo starting Thursday, September 22 at Disneyland Paris Disney Events Arena.
The Disneyland Paris 5K and runDisney Kids Races will run Saturday, September 24, followed by the main event, the Disneyland Paris Half Marathon on Sunday, September 25. Runners can also buy tickets to a Pasta in the Park Party at Walt Disney Studios Park and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show at Disney Village in the evenings before the race.
“We could not be more excited about the upcoming runDisney event,’’ said Tom Wolber, President of Euro Disney S.A.S. in a press release. “It will make Disneyland Paris the world’s third Disney destination to host this successful sporting series that offers a whole new running experience for the young and young-at-heart.’’
Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend Registration
Registration through runDisney Travel Providers is slated to open October 6, 2015. The list of tour companies offering travel packages for the weekend has not been released yet.
Runners can also register to run for charity starting October 6, 2015. The list of participating charities will be released on that date.
For individuals who want to register without a travel package or charity partner, limited race registrations will open January 12, 2016.
Pricing for all of the weekend’s events has not been announced yet.
Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Race Information
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