30th Walt Disney Marathon Weekend 2023: All Details

The Walt Disney marathon weekend will be celebrating its 30th anniversary since the competition started three decades ago in 1993. Many events are lined up for this weekend, so it's a great way to spend time with family and friends as you challenge yourselves in various categories. 

The Disney Marathon 2023 is scheduled for January 8, 2023, and will see over 30,000 runners take part in the full marathon. It's also an official Boston Marathon qualifier, and you can use this platform to pace yourself against other elite runners.

The current Walt Disney marathon course record is held by Leonid Shvetsov (RUS), who crossed the finish line at 2:11:50 in 1995. 

Walt Disney Marathon 2023 Entry

Registration for the Disney Marathon 2023 and half marathon is closed, and all entries are sold out. But if you still wish to participate in the event, you can consider the virtual Walt Disney Marathon 2023 race.

Virtual Running

Join thousands of runners who have already accepted the virtual Walt Disney marathon 2023 challenge. You are free to run on a treadmill, park, or a course of your choosing from wherever you are in the world.

The Entry fee is only $127.92, and Virtual Registration is still ongoing.
Walt Disney Marathon 2023 Entry

The Walt Disney marathon 2023 Course Map

Feel the magic as you run through the themed Disney World parks.

● Disney's Animal Kingdom

● Epcot

● Magic Kingdom

● Disney's Hollywood Studios

The race starts at Epcot Center Drive and ends at the Epcot parking area, giving you a view of the themed Spaceship Earth. 

Check the Walt Disney 2023 official course map information via your runDisney Digital Event Guide.

The Walt Disney Starting GuideThere are various starting blocks for participants handed down during the registration process. This will be your assigned starting point and will be displayed on your bib.

The Walt Disney Starting Guide

Walt Disney Marathon 2023 Cut-off Time

The time limit to complete the marathon race is 7.5 hours. You should pace yourself by running 16 minutes per mile to finish inside the designated to qualify for the finishers medal and awards.

The Walt Disney Marathon is a certified USA Track & Field route, and you can use it for other marathon qualifiers. 

Walt Disney Marathon Race Entries

● Bib number

● Time chip

● Bag 

● Entertainment 

● Finisher medal

● Event T-shirt

● Medical aid

● Digital event certificate (finish time included)

● Online marathon results

Race Pack Collection Schedule

The bib number and race pack collection point is at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo. The location is the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (700 S Victory Way, Reunion), Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida.

Pick-up dates

● Wednesday, January 4, 2023: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

● Thursday, January 5, 2023: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

● Friday, January 6, 2023: 10:00 pm – 7 pm

● Saturday, January 7, 2023: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Walt Disney Marathon 2023 Awards

Walt Disney Marathon 2023 Awards/ Prizes

Top three winners for the male and female categories


● Provide your photo ID 

● Provide your Expo check-in pass (digital or printed)

● Complete the digital waiver form.

● Check your runDisney Account

● A health certificate is not necessary


WALT DISNEY WORLD® Marathon and Half Marathon

PO Box 10000

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830USA

Tel.: +1 407 939 47 86


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