About Disney: Registration Opens for the Princess Half Marathon

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Princess Half Marathon (credit: The Walt Disney Company)

Princess Half Marathon (credit: The Walt Disney Company)

Disney Vacation Guide to the Princess Half Marathon

Lace up your princess runners! If you’re wondering what to do t’s one of the biggest women-centric running events of the year and Disney is expecting 28,000 runners or more to participate in the 2013 Disney’s Princess Half Marathon on Feb. 22nd to the 24th, 2013.

A new commemorative medal

Since it’s the fifth anniversary, Disney is designing a unique medal for all finishers of the race. All we now so far is that the commemorative medal will have a tiara theme – we’ll let you know as it’s revealed in the next few months.

The Marathon

About 7,500 runners competed in the first Princess Marathon Weekend back in 2009, and it’s grown in popularity ever since. Last year, more than 19,000 runners were in the race and this year even more are expected. Not only does the marathon raise funds for a good cause, it also zeroes in on healthy activities and active lifestyles for both women and girls. Registration is now open so sign up if you’ve always wanted a tiara!

Other Events

The weekend has a number of events for those who aren’t in shape to complete a half marathon:

  • the Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Royal Family 5K and Kids’ Races will be held on the Saturday
  • Disney Fit for a Princess Expo will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
  • a speaker series with running experts highlights Jeff Galloway, the runDisney training consultant

Disney Reservations

Resort Room  (407) 939-7429

Tell us…

How many marathons do you compete in each year?