Tinker Bell Half Marathon is the second women-specific race staged by runDisney giving women and girls nationwide another opportunity to celebrate health, fitness and active lifestyles. The race is hosted by the city of Anaheim and Disneyland Resort since 2012. The event starts with a Family 5K and Kids’ Races and culminates with a 13.1-mile run that weaves you through Disneyland Resort. Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend benefits the Anaheim Community Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing and improving programs, services, and facilities not ordinarily supported by the government, which enrich the lives of Anaheim residents.
There were 10,560 women and 1388 men who finished the half marathon alone in 2013.
Event TypeHalf Marathon
Men: 5:00 a.m.
Women: 5:00 a.m.
The entry fees is $175 for the Half Marathon if registered earlier. To participate in Tinker Bell Half Marathon you can register in the official website. Each participant’s registration includes a commemorative shirt, iGiftBag, and race bib.
Course / Route Map
The course for this race packed with pixie dust will begin on Disneyland Drive where runners will pass under Downtown Disney on their way into Disneyland Park. The race will travel down the famed Main Street U.S.A. and pass the home of Tinker Bell and her pixie pals, Pixie Hollow, before it makes its way around the Rivers of America. After Disneyland Park, the race will cut through Downtown Disney by the Disneyland Hotel and then it is on to the City of Anaheim.
Runners will race through the enchanting, historic neighborhoods of downtown Anaheim, down the Anaheim Center Street Promenade and past Anaheim Ice on their way towards City Hall. Before returning to the Disneyland Resort they make their way through the Anaheim GardenWalk and then into Disney’s California Adventure Park. Just before a spectacular finish, runners experience the glitz and glamour of the Park’s Hollywood Boulevard and glistening Paradise Bay, and then it’s time for their “Fairy”-tale finish at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel.
Race Profile / Elevation Map
The event has a total ascent of 30.0 m and has a maximum elevation of 62.0 m.
Time Limits & Cutoffs
- The course time limit is 3 hours and 30 mins for the half marathon.
- The event is a ChronoTrack B-tag timed race.
Men: Stephen Jochem 1:22:50 (2013)
Women: Angela Escay 1:24:10 (2013)
Prize Money & Awards
Only women will be eligible for overall, military, masters, and age group awards.
T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates
- All participants will receive Champion® Long-Sleeved Tech Shirt in Women’s or Men’s Cut.
- All finishers will be eligible for personalized results on the website and inker Bell Finisher Medal.
Water Stops & Refreshments
- A total of 8 water and PowerAde stops will be located along the Half Marathon course.
- Stops are placed approximately 1.5 miles apart.
- One food stop with Clif Shots will be available near Mile 9.
Expected Race Day Weather
- Highest Average Temperature: 68° F
- Lowest Average Temperature: 44° F