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    RunDisney Race Capacity Updates [Updated Feb 11th]

    Capacity updates for all runDisney events are posted here as they are made available. Events that are open and have capacity are highlighted in BOLD. All capacity updates made since the previous post are highlighted in RED.

    2015

    Expedition Everest Challenge (5-kilometer trek with obstacles)
    May 1-2 at the Disney's Animal Kingdom Park, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida
    Registration opened 12/16/2014. EE registration SOLD OUT in 1 hour 25 minutes.

    • Sold out - Expedition Everest Challenge
    • Expedition Everest Challenge Family Edition - NOT OFFERED IN 2015
    • runDisney Kids Races - NOT OFFERED IN 2015
    • 55% - Post-Race Party

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    Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend
    May 7-10 (Mother's Day Weekend) at the Disneyland Resort (note change in month from previous years)
    Registration is open. AP/DVC early registration is closed.

    • Sold out - Tinker Bell Half Marathon May 10 @ 5:00 a.m.
    • Sold out - Pixie Dust Challenge May 9th & 10th
    • Sold out - Tinker Bell 10k May 9 @ 6:00 a.m.
    • Sold out - Never Land Family Fun Run 5K May 8 @ 5:45 a.m.
    • Sold out - runDisney Kids Races May 9 @ 9:30 a.m.
    • Sold out - Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend Pasta Party May 9 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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    Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend

    Sept 3rd-6th (Labor Day Weekend) at Disneyland Resort in California
    Early AP / DVC registration opened January 27. Open registration opened February 10, 2015 @ 9:00 a.m. PST/ 12:00 p.m. EST
    10th Anniversary Event

    • 55% - Anniversary Event
    • Sold out - Disneyland 5K Friday September 4 @ 5:30 a.m. (sold out in 1hr 55 min)
    • Sold out - Disneyland 10K Sat. September 5 @ 5:30 a.m. (sold out in 35 min)
    • Sold out - runDisney Kid's Races Saturday September 5 @ 9:00 a.m. (sold out in 1 hr 40 min)
    • Sold out - Dumbo Double Dare (10K & half marathon) September 5 & 6 @ 5:30 a.m. (sold out in 35 min)
    • Sold out - Disneyland Half Marathon Sunday September 6 @ 5:30 a.m.
    • 65% - Pasta Party in the Park Sat. September 5 @ 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • 55% - ChEAR Squad

    More info:


    The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend
    Date TBD at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida SUSPENDED FOR 2015 - RETURN IN 2016 UNKNOWN
    • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler
    • Happy Haunted 5K Trail Run
    • runDisney Kids Races
    • Disney Villains Hollywood Bash

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    Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend
    November 6-7 (last weekend of Food & Wine Festival) at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida Early AP/DVC registration opens March 3, 2015. Open registration starts March 17, 2015
    • Wine & Dine Half Marathon Saturday November 7 @ 10:00 p.m.
    • Mickey's Jingle Jungle 5K Saturday November 7 @ 7:00 a.m.
    • runDisney Kids Races Saturday November 7 @ 10:00 a.m. / 10:45 a.m.
    • Disney Wine & Dine Pre-race Taste - TBD
    • Finish Line Party Saturday November 7

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    Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend
    November 12-15 at Disneyland Resort in California
    Early AP/DVC registration opens March 24, 2015. Open registration starts April 7, 2015

    • Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon
    • Avengers Super Heroes 5K
    • runDisney Kids Races
    • Pasta Party in the Park
    • ChEAR Squad

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    2016

    Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna
    January 6-10 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida
    Early AP/DVC registration opens April 14, 2015. Open registration starts April 28, 2015
    • Dopey Challenge through the Runner's World Challenge.
    • Walt Disney World Marathon
    • Walt Disney World Half Marathon
    • Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge (half-marathon & marathon)
    • Walt Disney World 10K
    • Disney Family Fun Run 5K
    • Dopey Challenge (5K, 10K, half-marathon, marathon; 48.6 miles total)
    • Runner's World Challenge (concierge upgrade and training plans)
    • runDisney Kids Races J
    • Pasta in the Park Party
    • 5K Breakfast
    • 10K Breakfast
    • Marathon Race Retreat
    • Half Marathon Race Retreat
    • Goofy or Dopey Challenge Race Retreat
    • ChEAR Squad:
      • Silver package
      • Gold package
      • Platinum package


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    Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend
    January 14-17 at Disneyland Resort in California
    Early AP/DVC registration opens June 2, 2015. Open registration starts June 16, 2015
    • Star Wars Half Marathon Sunday, Jan. 17
    • Star Wars 10K Saturday, Jan. 16
    • Star Wars Rebel Challenge (10K & half-marathon) Jan. 16 & 17
    • Star Wars 5K Friday, Jan . 15
    • runDisney Kids Races Saturday Jan. 16
    • Star Wars Wookiee Welcome Party - (not yet confirmed for 2016)
    • ChEAR Squad

    More info:
    • runDisney Health & Fitness Expo, Disneyland Hotel Exhibit Hall
      • Thu, January 14th
      • Fri, January 15th
      • Sat, January 16th

    • Official event website: Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend

    Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend
    February 18 -21, 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida
    ]Registration is now OPEN!.
    • Disney's Princess Half Marathon
    • Enchanted 10k
    • Glass Slipper Challenge (10k & half-marathon)
    • Disney Royal Family 5K
    • runDisney Kids Races
    • Pasta Party in the Park
    • Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Breakfast
    • Half Marathon Retreat

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    Last edited by RunningFool; 02-25-2015 at 01:12 PM. Reason: Updated capacity
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    Looks like we're catching up with registration capacity numbers. Look for updates above on Tower of Terror, Wine & Dine and the WDW Marathon weekend!

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    We finally have another race capacity update for you - I was beginning to wonder what was going on.

    Wine & Dine is now at 80%, ToT 78%, WDW Marathon 57%, WDW Half Marathon 80%, and Goofy is now at 62%.

    Remember, Princess registration officially opens June 11th. Tinker Bell opens July 9th. There is a lot of fun running (and lots of new bling) on the horizon!

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    Check out this week's race updates! We have capacity increases for ToT, Wine & Dine, and the WDW Marathon weekend events. Also take note that Mickey's Jingle Jungle 5k and the Happy Haunted 5k Trail Run are also now on the board!

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    The two currently open runDisney half marathons continue their fast race to capacity. As of this morning, Wine & Dine is at 94% and WDW Half is at 93%. Both are selling out MUCH faster than in 2012; W&D is over two months ahead of last year's pace and WDW Half is running four months ahead! We know that the Dopey drove some of the early numbers for WDW but what is driving W&D? C2C? More interest in night running?

    If you or someone you know is considering either event, I wouldn't put off registration too much longer.

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    2013 Wine & Dine Half Marathon is now at 99% capacity!

    2014 WDW Half Marathon is now at 97% capacity!

    Do NOT delay registration if either of these events are on your race schedule!

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    As of 3:20 p.m. PST, the 2013 Wine & Dine Half Marathon is officially SOLD OUT!

    In 2010, the inaugural Wine & Dine Half Marathon took 5 months, 14 days to sell out (not including the 8 days a wait list was open).

    In 2011, the Wine & Dine Half Marathon took 3 months, 28 days to sell out.

    In 2012, the Wine & Dine Half Marathon took 4 months, 16 days to sell out.

    In 2013, the Wine & Dine Half Marathon took 2 months, 2 days to sell out!

    Wow...can't wait to see what 2014 (the 5th anniversary event) brings.

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    Wow...can't wait to see what 2014 (the 5th anniversary event) brings.
    Darn it, does that mean a new medal??

    Addicted to BLING? Yes thats me. ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hannahbelle View Post
    Darn it, does that mean a new medal??

    Addicted to BLING? Yes thats me. ;-)
    Yup. New medal. Welcome to the club - runDisney bling is terribly addictive! I'm still waiting to hear what they will call those of us who will have completed all five W&D half marathons.
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    Going, going, just about gone. As of 6:15 a.m. PST, capacity for the 2014 WDW Half Marathon is at 99%. Jump now or forever miss out on the new half marathon medal!

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    Ladies and gentlemen, another runDisney event is now SOLD OUT. As of 3:45 p.m. PST, the 2014 WDW Half Marathon has reached 100% capacity!

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    Looks like capacity for Tower of Terror took a big 'bump in the night'. Registration for the 2013 event jumped from 81% to 88% since the last update! There are smaller increases for the 2014 WDW Marathon and Goofy Challenge as well.

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    Heads up - ToT 10-Miler is now at 91% capacity. Usually hitting the 90's is a good sign that registration will probably close sooner than later so if you are at all thinking about the 2013 event, NOW is the time to get yourself registered!

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    It's time for another registration update! Looks like we had a nice jump for ToT 10 Miler (to 95%) and Haunted 5k (61% from 52%!). Small bumps for WDW Marathon (to 67%) and Goofy Challenge (68%). And a small update for Mickey's Jungle Jingle 5k (56%). Still waiting for the updated Princess Half Marathon Weekend website - remember registration opens June 11th @ 9:00 a.m. PST/ 12:00 p.m. EST (and all others in-between).

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    Capacity for the 2013 ToT 10 Miler is now at 97%. Don't miss the 2nd annual event - time to register is quickly running out!

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    We have an update for you today. Check out the numbers for ToT 10 Miler (to 99% capacity!) and Happy Haunted 5k as well as for the WDW Marathon, Goofy Challenge, and Mickey's Jingle Jungle 5k.

    And don't forget, registration for the Princess Half Marathon Weekend of events opens next Tuesday June 11th at 9:00 a.m. PST/ 12:00 p.m. EST!

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    One more reminder. The first price jump for WDW Marathon weekend events is coming up. Registration jumps from $160 to $175 for the marathon and from $340 to $370 for the Goofy Challenge on June 19th. If you are considering doing either event but tend to procrastinate in signing up, save yourself a few bucks and do it before yet another Disney price increase gets you!

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    Ladies and gentlemen, we have another runDisney registration come to a close. As of 9:30 a.m. PST, the 2013 Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10 Miler has officially reached capacity. Congrats to all who are in and taking the late night challenge (I'll see you there!).

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    1st Post - We have our first registration update for the Princess Half Marathon weekend of events. As of 9:50 a.m. PST, the Glass Slipper Challenge is at 70% capacity! It's selling out fast - don't wait if you want to earn the inaugural Glass Slipper medal!

    2nd Post - The Glass Slipper Challenge is moving quickly! As of 10:25 a.m. PST it's jumped to 75% capacity!

    3rd Post - Wow! It's 10:55 a.m. PST and the Glass Slipper Challenge has jumped to 83% capacity! Act fast as this may not last the day.

    4th Post - Look at that Glass Slipper run! As of 11:50 a.m. PST, we're up to 88% capacity. Don't let this one get away...

    5th Post - 12:50 p.m. PST - we're at 92% capacity for the Glass Slipper Challenge. Going, going, almost gone!

    6th Post - It's 1:15 p.m. PST and we've just hit 95% capacity! Act now...

    7th Post - It's 2:10 p.m. PST . Ladies and gentlemen - we are down to the wire. The Glass Slipper Challenge is at 99% capacity. DO. NOT. DELAY! AND the Princess Half Marathon and Enchanted 10k are both now on the board at 50% capacity.

    Final Post - According to the Active.com site, as of 2:35 p.m. PST, the Inaugural Glass Slipper Challenge is officially SOLD OUT!

    Last edited by RunningFool; 06-11-2013 at 02:54 PM.
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    Someone please talk me out of registering for me. I assumed it would be full by now but it's at 92%.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lani View Post
    Someone please talk me out of registering for me. I assumed it would be full by now but it's at 92%.
    All new medals for all the Princess events. Inaugural Glass Slipper and 10k medals. A new 10k course. Hmmmmmm.....?
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    According to the Active.com site, the Glass Slipper Challenge is officially SOLD OUT!

    Congrats to all the Princesses and Princes who are taking on the Challenge. It should be a fun weekend in WDW!

    Hey Lani, did you sign up...?

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    As of 3:30 p.m. PST, the Inaugural Enchanted 10k just took a big hop to 60% capacity. I wouldn't be surprised if this sold out fast as well!

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    Wait, new medal for Princess Half this year?! Glad I signed up!

    "You know, some guys just can't hold their arsenic!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChipmunkStar View Post
    Wait, new medal for Princess Half this year?! Glad I signed up!
    That is the word from runDisney We just finished the 5th year anniversary in 2013 so year six is always a new 'model'.
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