Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

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January 5, 2022 @ 8:00 am - January 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EST

Close up photo of a runner showing off their medal for the Star Wars™ Rival Run 5K at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, USA

Lace-up your running shoes and get ready to run 26.2 miles around the Walt Disney World Resort property.

Meanwhile, you might see a few familiar characters along the way. So be sure to join us for an extraordinary virtual race weekend that celebrates the vibrant hues that represent them.

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Start Time for Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

The start time for the Disney marathon will begin at 5:00 AM Eastern Time.

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The marathon will also be held inside of the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

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What You Need to Know about Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

  • 26.2-mile course through Walt Disney World Resort
  • Beloved Disney Character sightings and entertainment throughout the race
  • Marathon finisher medal
  • On-Course and post-race refreshments
  • Participant shirt
  • Personalized bib (you must register by October 12, 2021 to get your name on bib)
  • Virtual goody bag
  • Downloadable finisher certificate

Proof of Time

Full Marathon Proof of Time: Results for a 10 Mile, Half Marathon or Marathon

Half Marathon Proof of Time: Results for a 10K, 10-Mile, Half Marathon or Marathon

Please note: We cannot accept relays, trail runs, self-timed, training or Virtual Runs as proof of time.

Also, when you register, a valid proof of time must include all of the following:

  • Name of Race
  • Distance
  • City
  • State
  • Date (see acceptable date range above)
  • Finish Time (in Hours:Minutes:Seconds)
  • Website Link to Results

Important Notes

Prior to participating in any exercise program or activity, you should seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care professional. Also, it is your responsibility to immediately stop any activity or exercise if you feel discomfort or pain and seek medical assistance as appropriate.

In addition, please visit our Race Weekend Policies page and runDisney Return to In-Person Running page for the latest information.


January 5, 2022 @ 8:00 am EST
January 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm EST
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