runDisney Anniversaries

Wondering when some of your favorite runDisney races began, and when they might celebrate their special anniversaries? Check out this handy guide!

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January

Walt Disney World Marathon – 1994 (20th anniversary was 2013)

Goofy Challenge – 2006 (10th anniversary will be 2015)

Dopey Challenge – 2014

Tinkerbell Half Marathon – 2012*

Tinkerbell 10K – 2014*

February

Princess Half Marathon – 2009 (5th anniversary was 2013)

Enchanted 10K – 2014

Glass Slipper Challenge (13.1 + 10K) – 2014

May

Expedition Everest Challenge 5K – 2008**

August/September

Disneyland Half Marathon – 2006 (10th anniversary will be 2015)

Disneyland 10K – 2013

Disneyland Double Dumbo Dare Challenge – 2013

October

Tower of Terror 10-Miler – 2012***

November

Wine and Dine Half Marathon – 2010 (5th anniversary in 2014)****

Avengers Half Marathon – 2014

*Tinkerbell Weekend will be moving to May in 2015.

** Everest Challenge has moved all over the calendar in the past! September, June and May have all been hosts of this event!

*** Inaugural Tower of Terror 10-Miler was held in late September; in 2013, the race was moved to October. Additionally, this race distance was introduced after the Tower of Terror 13K (2008 & 2009).

**** Previous Food and Wine Festival Races include: Race for the Taste 3K & 10K (2008 & 2009).

Other fun facts:

  • Did you know there used to be a Fall Challenge medal? Yes! It was a cool extra medal you could earn for running EEC + Race for the Taste 10K or the Tower of Terror 13K.
  • There are a variety of other races that have come and gone on Disney property, including a full marathon at Disneyland, triathlons at Walt Disney World, as well as a sprinkling of various 5Ks.
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