Walt Disney World Marathon

January 14, 2011

The Walt Disney World Marathon is the finale to a weekend of endurance events at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, including the Disney Half Marathon, 10K and Family Fun Run 5K. The 26.2-mile course through all four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks with Disney Entertainment on-course. The event is held since 1994.

In all, more than 55,000 runners take part in the various events throughout the weekend. The event attracted a record-setting 56,000 participants in 2012. The marathon event 2013 alone has attracted more than 25,000 runners and walkers to the Walt Disney World (WDW) race known informally as the Mickey Marathon, referring to the famous mouse that graces the medal.

Race Date

Jan 10, 2016


Orlando, Florida, USA

Event Type

Start Times

Men: 5:30 a.m.
Women: 5:30 a.m.

No. Runners



Race Website


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Social Media

Race Registration

You can register for Walt Disney World Marathon when registrations are live. The registration fee is

  • $175 by May 19, 2015
  • $190 between May 20, 2015 and June 9, 2015
  • $205 on or after June 10, 2015

Registration for the 2016 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna® will open April 28, 2015 at Noon EST! Sign up for an email reminder today!

Course / Route Map

The 26.2-mile course runs through all four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks. The course takes you through all four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks, starting at Epcot®, continuing on to the Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios before an exhilarating finish back at Epcot®. New features include stops at Champion Stadium at ESPN Wide World of Sports and the Walt Disney World Speedway, as well as a spectacular surprise at Mile 20!

For the first 3.4 miles, participants will wind through and around Epcot heading to the Magic Kingdom Park. Marathon participants will pass through Tomorrowland and Cinderella Castle before leaving the Magic Kingdom Park. The course will then take Marathon Participants to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, where they will run past the Expedition Everest attraction. Participants will then continue towards the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex before entering the lights, camera, and action of the Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Participants will run through Washington Square Garden, get a taste of the Big Apple on New York Street and pass by the Sorcerer’s Hat before exiting the park at the end of Hollywood Blvd. Finally, Marathon participants will run by the charming coastal village of Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort and back through Epcot for an unforgettable finish!

Race Profile / Elevation Map

The Run has a total ascent of 83.0 m and has a maximum elevation of 60.0 m.

Race Tags

Not available.

Time Limits & Cutoffs

  • All athletes entering the Walt Disney World® Marathon must maintain a 16-minute per mile pace throughout the race.
  • The race is ChronoTrack B-tag timed.

Course Records

Men: Leonid Shvestov (RUS) 2:11:50 (1995)
Women: Judit Nagy (HUN) 2:31:54 (1995)

Prize Money & Awards

There is no prize money for the winners. The following awards based on Gun Time will be presented on-site at the Awards Ceremony.

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female Marathon Finishers
  • Top Overall Male & Female Marathon Wheelchair Winners (push rim only)
  • Age goup Awards to top 5 finishers in each age group

T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates

  • All participants will receive Champion® Unisex Long-Sleeved Marathon Tech Shirt.
  • All finishers will be given Commemorative Mickey Mouse Finisher medal.

Water Stops & Refreshments

  • Dasani water and PowerAde stops along the course.
  • Four food stops along the Marathon course.
  • At finish – one bottle of Dasani water, one bottle of PowerAde, fruit, and various other food items.

Expected Race Day Weather

  • Temperature: 54°F to 69°F
  • Humidity: 54% to 86%
  • Wind Speed: 5 mph to 10 mph

Running resources:

{ 78 comments… read them below or add one }

Dawn January 7, 2015 at 12:12 am

I have one goofy entry and one full entry . I live in local and can meet


Kelli October 2, 2014 at 2:50 am

I am in search of 1 womens half marathon bib for 2015.


Dan January 8, 2014 at 5:47 am

I have a WDW full marathon bib (women’s) for sale. Best offer. – Dan


Rhonda Barton-Joe November 13, 2013 at 8:45 am

Looking for a female half-marathon bib number on January 11. At least one, 3 if possible. Anyone have any? Thank you.


Colleen O'Neill October 27, 2013 at 5:46 am

I am looking for a bib number for the half-marathon January 2014. Email me at


Maria Uribe October 17, 2013 at 8:40 pm

I’m looking for a registration for Goofie or 42K for january 2013. Please contact miuribeb@hotmail.com.


Maria Uribe October 17, 2013 at 8:40 pm

Sorry … 2014!!!


Tracy November 18, 2013 at 6:24 am

Are you still looking for a Goofy bib?


Don Kohl July 25, 2013 at 9:11 pm

I am looking for a male spot (bib) in the WDW half on January 2014. we will be there on vacation anyway so even last minute cancelations work . Thanks, Don


Dan January 8, 2014 at 5:58 am

Hey Don. I may have one due to injury. Will know very soon. Are you still interested? – Dan


Faith January 12, 2013 at 2:31 am

I am looking for a bib for the 13.1 on 1/12/13 at Disney world… prefer female


Jenny October 10, 2013 at 11:38 pm

I have one half marathon for sale – female.


Lori January 11, 2013 at 4:19 am

Interested in purchasing 2 WDW half marathon bibs for Saturday, January 12th. Prefer one male/one female bid. Can meet at Expo, on Friday, for exchange and cash payment.



Lorin January 8, 2013 at 3:01 am

I have a Disneyworld half marathon bib for sale (race 1/12/13). Anyone interested?


Mike January 9, 2013 at 6:37 am

Does a bib mean a slot in the half marathon?


Carli January 10, 2013 at 6:38 pm

I am interested please contact me @ cherreropr@gmail.com


faith January 12, 2013 at 3:28 am

Do you still have this bib?


Dave May 27, 2013 at 11:48 pm

I’m interested if not sold.


Dave May 27, 2013 at 11:49 pm



kal January 1, 2013 at 11:05 pm

Hi could you let me know when registration is open for 2014 walt disney marathron thanks kal


Alessandra January 12, 2013 at 12:14 am

I would like to know it too …thanks


Cashmoney February 7, 2013 at 8:03 pm

If I remember correctly it opens up on April 9th (or somewhere around there). I can’t remember for sure.


marcy December 31, 2012 at 10:56 pm

I am looking for a 5k bib! Let me know if you have one!!!


Faith Pippin December 28, 2012 at 7:48 pm

I am looking for a Disney Donald Duck 13.1 bib for sale for Jan 12th 2013. Please let me know if anyone has one I can purchase.
Thank you!


Marcy Hodges December 15, 2012 at 8:44 pm

I have a marathon bib to sell. Please contact me if you are interested.


brandon December 19, 2012 at 7:10 am

If it is a males bib i will buy it!! email me at brbtrain13@aol.com


Tamara December 19, 2012 at 6:18 pm

Sure. please contact me


Marcy Hodges December 27, 2012 at 9:35 am

Sorry I haven’t gotten back to you. Are you still interested? Contact me at marcyhodges@mac.com.


Janet January 2, 2013 at 2:36 am

Interested in buying the bib for the full / flying in on Friday to Disney
. Contact me if available


Sally Terp December 11, 2012 at 6:35 am

If your plans have changed and you can’t make it, I would LOVE to purchase your spot (female) in Disney 1/2 marathon on Jan 12,2013.Please contact me. THANKS!!!!!!


Brittney December 21, 2012 at 5:01 am


Did you already find a women’s half marathon bib? If not, I have one I would like to sell. Thank you.



Demeseh November 26, 2012 at 9:04 pm

I am still looking for a half Marathon ticket. I think that the transfer deadline is Dec. 1st. I hope to do the Coast-to-Coast challenge this year so this event would be perfect.



Michelle S. November 15, 2012 at 7:02 am

I have two 1/2 marathon spots available – one male, one female if that matters. Email me if interested!


Demeseh November 16, 2012 at 9:30 pm

I would like to the Male ticket please. call me 828-335-1481 or email demeseh.cobb@gmail.com


Demeseh November 16, 2012 at 10:02 pm

Michelle, FYI, you didn’t leave any contact info.


Tamara December 19, 2012 at 6:50 pm

Also if you still have the male one available please contact me


Demeseh November 13, 2012 at 6:16 am

Hello it seems I missed all the 1/2 Marathon tickets. I would like to purchase one please email me:



Maribeth Williams November 13, 2012 at 3:09 am

I have one full marathon entry that I would like to sell if anyone is interested. Thanks.

Contact me at mjwccr192@yahoo.com


Janet January 2, 2013 at 4:30 am

I am interested if available.


Andres Valdes November 13, 2012 at 12:31 am

I am interested in purchasing one Male entrance for the Disney 2013 Half Marathon, if anyone has an entrance for sale please email at andresvaldes@bellsouth.net


fernando zamora November 12, 2012 at 8:12 am

I need one registration for marathon disney
If you can spare one, please write email to buy it from




Marcy Hodges December 15, 2012 at 8:39 pm

I have a marathon ticket to sell. Let me know if you are interested. Thanks.


Uttam November 8, 2012 at 10:42 pm

I know it’s late and the Disney full marathon in Jan 2013 is sold out. Just wondering if anyone is not planning to attend the full marathon and would like to sell it. Thank you.


katie wortham November 7, 2012 at 11:58 pm

I have two half marathon registrations for the 2013 orlando Disney race, email me if interested in purchasing! we signed up but cannot go now, i have accomodations booked also if needed.


katie wortham November 7, 2012 at 11:58 pm
fernando zamora November 12, 2012 at 8:06 am

I am interested in purchasing a registration for marathon
you have registration for marathon?


Tamara December 19, 2012 at 6:17 pm

Do you still have the 1/2 marathon registration? If so, I would love to purchase


Ty November 6, 2012 at 8:27 am

I would really like a ticket to the 1/2 marathon (1-male) if anyone is interested in selling theirs. Please contact me at: tchristian79@gmail.com


Adam P October 31, 2012 at 11:42 pm

I am looking for 1 Full Marathon entry or 1 Goofy Entry, I convinced my friends to register but I missed getting in before it sold out. I have been training and really want to get into the marathon if anyone can help please contact me! adamparsons83@yahoo.com

Thank you so much in advance!!



Dan October 29, 2012 at 6:06 am

Does anyone have a spot available for the Half Marathon? Email me at blueskyvan@yahoo.com. Thanks!


Scott Ticino October 27, 2012 at 9:24 pm

I am looking for 2 Full Disney Marathon entries… One Male and One Female If anyone is looking to sell them let me know… We will be at the Expo on Friday Jan 11, 2013.. Thanks so much


Chris October 24, 2012 at 4:04 am


I have the hotel reservations, park tickets and airline tickets for Marathon weekend. Event sold out before I could get marathon registration. I need 3-4 1/2 marathon tickets and 1 full or goofy. Can anyone help. Thanks in advance.
Charity support is available.



Heather Jackson January 24, 2013 at 8:20 pm

I sure wish I had know of this website before the race. I had to give my daughter’s GOofy away the TUesday before the race because I could not find anyone to buy it. GRRRRR She attends the military academy and and had duties to attend to.


Kristen Bowditch October 21, 2012 at 6:51 am

I have two tickets for the half marathon in Disney world 2013, Jan. Would love to sell them.


Suzy Moore October 23, 2012 at 9:16 pm

I need one if it is still available


Chris October 24, 2012 at 3:59 am

Kristen – do you still have these tickets available? Please call me at 501-606-9169 or email me at tafner@suddenlink.net

Greatly Appreciate if you do

Chris Tafner


Donna October 25, 2012 at 3:47 pm

Hi Kristen

I have contacted my friend looking to join us and she will email you. I am so excited that she may be able to join my husband and myself. OH I forgot to ask are they transferable??
Thanks so much for you help.


TERESA October 29, 2012 at 10:33 pm



Brad Punch November 15, 2012 at 7:33 am

Hi Kristen,
I know its kind of late, but do you still have any tickets available?


Donna October 15, 2012 at 2:38 am

I am looking for a spot for the half marathon Jqn 12,2012 if anyone has one available?


Kristen Bowditch October 21, 2012 at 7:09 am

I have two. Do u still need it.


Todd M. October 12, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Looking for a Goofy registration if someone isn’t going to use theirs…

Will be there on vacation and would like to run.



Shawn Steinbrunner September 11, 2012 at 1:21 pm

I’m looking for anyone that has signed up for the half marathon, but is unable to attend and needs someone to take your spot.

If you know of anyone, please let me know. I’ll be there on vacation that week (Jan. 10, 2013), and looking for a way to run the half marathon.



Margaret Lapsley October 6, 2012 at 8:33 pm

I may have 3 spots. We were going to run, but may now have to cancel our trip.
Do you still need a spot?


lisa October 8, 2012 at 5:01 am

do you still want to sell your spot


Andrea Boyle October 12, 2012 at 8:53 pm

I would like to purchase one spot for the half marathon (Jan10-13, 2013), please email me at ak.boyle@hotmail.com to arrange for payment.

It would be an absolute dream to run at Disney :-)



Donna October 15, 2012 at 2:27 am

Hi Margaret

I am wondering if you do have any half marathon registraions available.
Thanks in advance.


Chris October 24, 2012 at 4:14 am


Any chance you have any of these 1/2 marathontickets available?

Please contact me at 501-606-9169 or tafner@suddenlink.net




Brad Punch November 15, 2012 at 7:34 am

Hi Margaret,
Do you still have any tickets? I am looking for one. Thanks!


Kristen Bowditch October 21, 2012 at 7:11 am

I have a ticket, if u still need one.


JULIO March 10, 2012 at 8:52 pm

From Costa Rica, registration registration registration!!!!!!!!!!!!


Leigh Ann North February 23, 2012 at 10:31 pm

I would like to know the dates for 2013 1/2 Marathon and when registration begins. Thanks!!


Janice February 22, 2012 at 7:28 pm

I would like to know if you have a half marathon for walkers. I would like to know so I can do it in 2013.

Thank you, Janice


joseph February 10, 2012 at 5:41 am

when will registration be open for the 2013 world disney marathone


Heather Craddock February 1, 2012 at 6:09 am

Please post the dates for the 2013 Disney marathon so that I can register and begin to train. Thanks so much!!


holly shore January 17, 2012 at 5:41 pm

please could you tell me when entries open up for 2013 5 k and half marathon in january. thank you Holly


CANDY December 29, 2011 at 9:55 pm

please could you advise me as soon as you open entries for your 2013 marathon i am from south africa and my dad is from canada and we would love to run your amazing race.

thank you for your time

kind regards


Charles Wu April 22, 2011 at 1:03 pm

I was fortunate enough to have run 1st Disney and 5th Disney marathons. Raising money at the same time for the Leukemia Society of America. Its one of my favorites and it will be yours too. ENJOY


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