Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

04/20/2017 - 04/23/2017 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm -

May the Force Be With You!

Star Wars Half Marathon - The Dark Side

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Date(s) - 04/20/2017 - 04/23/2017
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Walt Disney World Resort



It is a weekend of galactic fun and fantastic runs during the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side – at the Walt Disney World® Resort. You’ll be running on Darth Vader’s turf with the Emperor’s white uniformed Stormtroopers cheering you on your way. Darth Vader, the Galactic Empire Sith Lord, has a weekend of powerful surprises in store including spectacular runs, special events, entertainment, and much, much more!
Feel the power of the force with runs for Star Wars fans of every age including the Star Wars Half Marathon, Star Wars 10K, Star Wars 5K, and the runDisney Kids Races. Challenge yourself to the ultimate test with the Star Wars Dark Side Challenge combining the Star Wars 10K and Half Marathon. It’s all part of the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side, April 20-23, 2017. Choose your alliance! Run for the light side or run for the dark side – and May the Force be with you!

Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

Sunday, April 23, 2017

5:30 a.m.

Start: Magic Kingdom® Parking Lot
Finish: Epcot®

The Power of Darth Vader Meets the Magic of Disney!

Star Wars’ most legendary villain, Darth Vader, the Galactic Empire’s Sith Lord, reigns over the Star Wars Half Marathon – Dark Side at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Feel the force on this 13.1 mile thrilling adventure.

Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side – Highlights

  • Timed Half Marathon race
  • 13.1-mile course through the Walt Disney World® Resort
  • Entertainment on-course
  • Family Reunion Area with live entertainment
  • Event Weekend Transportation from the Event Host Resorts

Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side – Race Participants Receive

  • Champion®Short-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women’s or Men’s Cut – Size Chart
  • Half Marathon Finisher Medal*
  • Official Digital Event Guide*
  • Virtual Goody Bag
  • Personalized bib (Must register before January 17, 2017 for name to appear on bib)*
  • On-course and post-race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race with live runner tracking signup for friends and family

Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the percentage can be updated.
* Participants must attend Packet Pick-up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race packet, bib, and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers during the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants.
Disney reserves the right to refuse the entry into, and/or revoke any registration for, any race for any reason in its sole discretion with refund of any applicable registration fees being the sole remedy of any such refusal and/or revocation.

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