runDisney is excited to be at the start line of Disneyâ€™s D23 Expo and lead the way with theÂ runDisney D2.3 Fun Run on Friday, August 9.Â
A limited number of D23 Members will get the opportunity to experience the magic of aÂ runDisney event and take part in a 2.3-mile fun run.Â The experience will include signatureÂ runDisney elements like Disney characters and the opportunity to run through a theme park, Disney California Adventure.Â In addition, runners will receive a shirt for participating and enjoy a little extra pixie dust along the way.
â€œrunDisney is committed to helping people live a healthy and active lifestyle by providing races of various distances so the entire family can participate,â€ said Faron Kelley, director of Marketing for Disney Sports.Â â€œItâ€™s exciting to be part of the D23 Expo and to provide a memorableÂ runDisney experience for some of the most passionate Disney fans in the world.â€
runDisney is a series of seven event weekends providing runnersÂ unique opportunities to run various distances through Disney theme parks.Â Race participants earn Disney-themed medals,Â experience legendary DisneyÂ entertainment and guest service, andÂ ultimately celebrate their accomplishments with a Disney vacation.Â The original event in the series, the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna, takes place in January followed by the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend in February, Expedition Everest Challenge in May,Â The Twilight Zone Tower of TerrorÂ 10-Miler in October, and the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend in November.Â DisneylandÂ hosts the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend in January and the Disneyland Half Marathon in September during Labor Day Weekend.Â
More than 125,000 running enthusiasts participate inÂ runDisney events each year.Â For more information, visitÂ www.runDisney.comÂ and follow us onÂ Facebook (runDisney)Â andÂ Twitter @runDisney.
This experience will only be available to D23 Members and a Membership number will be required at the time of registration.Â Fans can join D23 atÂ www.D23.comÂ and atÂ www.DisneyStore.com/D23.Details on how to register to be selected for theÂ runDisney D2.3 Fun Run will be available the week of July 22 on the Disney Parks Blog, Facebook (runDisney), @runDisney, and @DisneyD23.