New runDisney Star Wars Race Announced #LetTheWookieeWin

Ok, I woke up here on the west coast to some runDisney news.  They announced a new Star Wars race the weekend of January 15-18.  That fact that the dates are 4 days makes me think that it is a 5k, 10k and half marathon (again, just guessing).  Since Marathon week is the weekend before this, the race will most likely be at Disneyland.  The Tinker Bell Half Marathon weekend that use to be that weekend after the marathon was moved and it looks like this could be taking its place.

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Ok, so I don’t want to get strung up by my toenails, but I’m not really a Star Wars fan.  I am a fan however of races at Disneyland.  I will be running the Dopey Challenge the weekend before this.  Last year I ran Dopey and then Tink 10k and Think half and felt great.  I’m excited to learn more.

All todays postings have been on the runDisney Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts.  Keep an eye on those for more information.

*UPDATE* runDisney has now announced that there is indeed a 5k, 10k and half marathon.  There is also the “Rebel Challenge” which is for running the 10k and the half marathon.  Registration opens June 10th and for annual pass holders it looks like early registration starts June 4th.  For more information here is the link to the runDisney website.

Who has their Hans costume ready to go?

3 COMMENTS

  1. Jennifer LE (@runningwithpugs) | 27th May 14

    I am a huge Star Wars fan, and I hate that I won’t be able to register for this one. There’s no way I can swing my first marathon at WDW Marathon weekend, and then get on a plane, fly across the country and run the SW half. Physically or financially. Oh, well. Maybe in 2017 (Yes, I already have a tentative plan for January 2016).

  2. Sam | 28th May 14

    I’m a huge Star Wars fan but I’m already running the Dopey Challenge. My challenges are whether I can run the Rebel Challenge one weekend later and dragging six costumes around coast to coast for all these races! I’m fairly sure I wouldn’t be flying home in between race weekends.

  3. Holly | 29th May 14

    Aw yeah, I’d love to do it! But I’m doing the half the weekend before that in Disney World and can’t manage the airfare, race fee, hotel, etc. costs. It kind of breaks my heart!

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