Halloween fans will be thrilled to hear that Disney’s new Halloween Half Marathon is coming to Disneyland Resort in California in 2024. A new four-day weekend event will take place September 5-8, 2024 and include Halloween-themed kids races, yoga, a 5K, a 10K and a half marathon along with a ghoulish two-race challenge (10K and half marathon).
In addition to the cool new event, other dates for the 2024 runDisney events were revealed, including a virtual series (June 1 – August 31, 2024), runDisney Virtual 12ks of Christmas (December 1-31, 2024) and Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend (February 20-24, 2025).
Check out the full calendar events in the image and more details below!
New Halloween Themed Race Weekend Coming to Disneyland Resort Next Year
The Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon Weekend kicks off the 2024-25 runDisney race season
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Oct. 30, 2023) – Runners are going to have a scary-good time when the new Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon Weekend debuts next year at The Happiest Place on Earth.
The four-day runDisney race weekend is coming to Disneyland Resort Sept. 5-8, 2024, and will offer Halloween-themed kids races, yoga, a 5K, a 10K and a half marathon along with a ghoulish two-race challenge (10K and half marathon).
It’s going to be a frightfully fun experience for runners who will be treated to Halloween-themed on-course entertainment and enchanting encounters with some favorite Disney characters during the races, which take runners through the resort’s two theme parks and around the nearby Anaheim area.
Race registration opens Feb. 13, 2024, at www.rundisney.com where additional event details will be released in the coming months.
The Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon Weekend builds on runDisney’s popular series of race weekends that include four races at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and now two at Disneyland Resort in California, plus several virtual events that can be completed anywhere in the U.S. for runners of all ages and fitness levels.
The new race weekend kicks off the 2024-25 runDisney race season. Here’s the schedule:
- NEW! 2024 Disneyland Halloween Half Marathon Weekend (September 5-8) at Disneyland Resort
- 2024 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend (October 31-November 3) at Walt Disney World Resort
- 2025 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend (January 8-12) at Walt Disney World Resort
- 2025 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend (January 30-February 2) at Disneyland Resort
- 2025 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend (February 20-24) at Walt Disney World Resort
- 2025 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend (April 3-6) at Walt Disney World Resort
In addition, runDisney offers several virtual race options, including the runDisney Virtual Series (June 1-August 31) and the runDisney Virtual 12Ks of Christmas (Dec. 1-31).
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