UPDATE 5/7/20 – 10:45am, EST: All pre-registrations except for the Walt Disney World Marathon and Disney Castaway Cay Challenge are SOLD OUT.

Additional opportunities to register will be available when general registration opens on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM ET.

Be sure to also checkout below an opportunity to register now with Dreams Unlimited Travel before general registration opens!

Tie those laces and get ready to run! Disney Vacation Club Members can register for the 2021 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend beginning Thursday, May 7th, 2020, at 10 am, EST.

The 2021 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend will be held January 6-10, 2021 and includes the following races:

  • January 7th – Walt Disney World 5K
  • January 8th – Walt Disney World 10K
  • January 9th – Walt Disney World Half Marathon
  • January 10th – Walt Disney World Marathon

Participants are encouraged to don their favorite Disney themed attire as they join Mickey and friends on a funfilled course through Walt Disney World. Along the way, runners will enjoy a variety of special entertainment and unique character experiences as they work their way toward the finish line, where they will receive a commemorative medal.   

Guests can also register for a variety of multi-race challenges, including the Dopey Challenge that includes all four races mentioned above totaling 48.6 miles. Those registering for the challenges will also receive additional commemorative medals to celebrate their achievement.

Want to learn more about what to expect from marathon weekend? Head over and check out this article from DIS Contributor Ryan Teetz recapping last year’s event!

Early registration for DVC Members is available by signing into the Disney Vacation Club Website and visiting the Disney Vacation Club runDisney page.  

Members are encouraged to register early due to the popularity of the Walt Disney World Marathon and limited space available.  

Looking for another opportunity to sign-up before general registration on Tuesday?

Book a two-night resort stay today with Dreams Unlimited Travel and you can register NOW! All races and challenges available as of this time. You’ll have a guaranteed bib and save the 6.6% fee! No tickets are required as part of this package and any future discounts will be applied to your room booking, including AP discounts. Email reservations@dreamsunlimitedtravel.com , or click the link below to snag this amazing registration opportunity!

Let us know if you have participated in a runDisney event before or if you are planning to attend the 2021 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend!

Paul Krieger

Amy and I are new Orlando, Florida residents where we live with our dogs Odie the greyhound and Hermès the Spanish galgo. We are DVC owners at Animal Kingdom Lodge, BoardWalk Villas, Grand Californian, Grand Floridian, and Polynesian, Disney World Annual Passholders, and love educating Disney Vacation Club members on how to both use and maximize the value of their DVC points!