Home Disney News More Information Released About the 2021 Virtual WDW Marathon Weekend

More Information Released About the 2021 Virtual WDW Marathon Weekend

0
More Information Released About the 2021 Virtual WDW Marathon Weekend

Recently runDisney announced that the 2021 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend would be moving to a virtual race. Those who hadn’t registered will soon be able to. Check out all the details below!

Virtual WDW Marathon Weekend

Just today, runDisney released that they will not be hosting the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend in person. They have given runners the option to change to a virtual experience or a full refund. For all the details read HERE.

With the races moving to virtual, runners are now able to see race themes along with different pricing options! Check them all out below!

prices do not include 6.6% platform service fee

Kids Dashes

The Kids Dashes were not open during the original registration period. When registration opens, parents will now be able to sign up their little ones for a virtual race. Here are the dashes below:

  • 100-Meter Dash – 1-4 years old
  • 200-Meter Dash – 5-8 years old
  • Diaper Dash for Crawlers – 12 months and under

Each participant in the Dashes will receive:

  • Commemorative Finisher Medallion
  • Short Sleeve Cotton Event Shirt
  • Personalized Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable Start & Finish line
  • Digital Goodie Bag

This virtual race is set for Saturday, January 9, 2021. Parents can sign their children up for this race for $20 for each Dash distance.

Kids One Mile Run

Just like the Kids Dashes, the Kids One Mile run was not open during initial registration. This will be available when virtual registration opens. This race will cost $30.

Children between the ages of 4 to 13 years old can participate in the Kids One Mile Run. Each runner will receive:

  • Commemorative Finisher Medallion
  • Short Sleeve Cotton Event Shirt
  • Personalized Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable Start & Finish line
  • Digital Goodie Bag

WDW 5K

The Virtual Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend begins on Thursday, January 7, 2021. There are two options for runners:

Magic Option – $40 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

More Magic Option – $79 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Long Sleeve Event Tech Shirt
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

WDW 10k

On Friday, January 8, 2021 runners will partake in the Virtual Walt Disney World 10k. The two options for runners include:

Magic Option – $49 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

More Magic Option – $99 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Long Sleeve Event Tech Shirt
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

WDW Half Marathon

Runners set off for a magical virtual half marathon on Saturday, January 9, 2021. Their race options include:

Magic Option – $59 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

More Magic Option – $118 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Long Sleeve Event Tech Shirt
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

WDW Marathon

On Sunday, January 10, 2021 all the marathon runners will hit the pavement! Their two options include:

Magic Option – $65 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

More Magic Option – $120 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Long Sleeve Event Tech Shirt
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

WDW Challenges

One race isn’t enough for you? How about completing all four? From Thursday, January 7 – Sunday, January 10, 2021 runners will cover all four distances of the Walt Disney World. Finishers will receive 6 Medals Total: 4 Finisher Medals, plus 2 Challenge Medals.

Runners need to register for the Dopey Challenge to be eligible for the Challenge Medal. There is no exclusive Goofy Race and a Half option this year, although runners will still receive this challenge medal. Runners can choose from:

Magic Option – $225 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • 6 Commemorative Finisher Medals
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

More Magic Option – $275 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • 6 Commemorative Finisher Medals
  • 1 Long Sleeve Event Tech Shirt (Dopey Challenge)
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

More Magic Goofy & Dopey Option – $480 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • 6 Commemorative Finisher Medals
  • 6 Long Sleeve Event Tech Shirts
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

Castaway Cay Challenge

Set sail on a virtual course for the Castaway Cay Challenge on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Runners will receive 2 Medals Total: Castaway Cay 5K Medallion and Challenge Medal. Castaway Cay Challenge runners can choose from:

Magic Option – $40 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

More Magic Option – $75 Prices do not include a 6.6% platform service fee.

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Short Sleeve Event Tech Shirt
  • Digital Bib and Finisher Certificate
  • Digital Race Tool Kit featuring printable mile markers
  • Digital Goodie Bag
  • Virtual Playlist

The Medals

runDisney always has some pretty amazing medals! Unfortunately, runners won’t be wearing them around Disney World this January, but they will still help you show off your accomplishment!

Registration

Already registered participants will have the option to change their races to virtual. If you have not registered yet and would like to additional registration opportunities will open on a limited basis on Thursday, September 24 at 10 a.m. Eastern time.

What do you think of the virtual event? Will you be joining in virtually or opting for a refund? What do you think of the race themes? Let us know on the Kenny the Pirate Facebook page. Don’t forget to join the KtP crew page too!

-Heather Alosa




SUBSCRIBE VIA EMAIL!

Never miss a beat – just enter your email address below and you'll get an email every time I publish a new post! You can also adjust the settings for a daily overview.

What do you think?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.