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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

Whether you are a spectator or part of the event, we encourage all of you to experience the inspiring events of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend! With running competitions for children through patrons, and other family activities, marathon weekend is all about celebrating the magic of Disney!

This January, Walt Disney World is hosting the most magical race on Earth! With eight different events throughout the weekend, runners will compete in races ranging in disciplines, ending with the Walt Disney World Marathon on January 12, 2014. The main event attracts more than 13,500 runners and even more supporting fans! The runners will race through all four Disney Theme Parks with an exhilarating finish at Epcot.

Important Race Dates

Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 6:15am      Disney Family Fun Run 5K
Thursday, January 9 -
   Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11am
   Kids Dashes 
Thursday, January 9 -
   Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 12pm 
   Mickey Mile 
Thursday, January 9, 2014 -
   Sunday, January 12, 2014
   Dopey Challenge
Friday, January 10, 2014 at 5:30am   Walt Disney World 10K
Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 5:30 am    Walt Disney World Half Marathon
Saturday, January 11 -
   Sunday, January 12, 2014 
   Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge
Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 5:30 am     Walt Disney World Marathon 
 

In addition to the running events, the weekend is jammed packed with fitness expo's, meal-time events, and other celebrations. For more information on the event, visit the official Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend website.

Hotel near the Walt Disney World Marathon

BEST WESTERN Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel is located just minutes from Walt Disney World and the Marathon Weekend events making it the perfect place to stay on your vacation! Our guestrooms will provide the comfort that you need to relax after a day at the race. Our hotel offers exceptional amenities that include on-site dining options, outdoor pool, and fitness center. Visit our Rooms page to find the perfect room for you!