The first-ever Shanghai Disney Resort Disney Inspiration Run will be held on September 15-16. This event, hosted by Shanghai Disney Resort, bringing runners a spectacular resort-wide race in an immersive environment and a unique run experience that only Disney can offer. The event is being held in collaboration with Shanghai International Marathon and registration is set to begin in July.
This event will introduce a family-friendly athletic event filled with Disney magic and fun to guests of all ages in Mainland China!
“The first-ever Disney Inspiration Run at Shanghai Disney Resort this fall is the newest addition to a long line of favorite Disney traditions to come to Shanghai,” said Philippe Gas, General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort. “The event offers distance options for everyone, including for serious runners as well as guests of all ages who may want to simply enjoy some fun exercise and entertainment at Disney. But no matter your level, we look forward to offering an unforgettable Disney experience, allowing participants to explore the resort’s spectacular landscape and entertainment while pursuing a healthy lifestyle.”
The 2018 Disney Inspiration Run will include 10K, 5K and 3.5K running routes that will make sure there is something for everyone who wants to participate in this first-of-its kind race in Shanghai. Each route will extend across Shanghai Disney Resort, including Shanghai Disneyland theme park, Disneytown and areas around Wishing Star Lake. Participants will be immersed in the signature Disney storytelling environment throughout the run.
And who knows, some of our favorite Disney characters might also make surprise appearances to cheer for runners in a uniquely Disney way. Official registration for the 2018 Disney Inspiration Run at Shanghai Disney Resort will begin in July, and more information will be announced by the resort in the coming months.
Disney-themed destination races are popular around the world. The first Disney running event was held in Orlando at the Walt Disney World Resort in 1994. Since that time, runs through Disney theme parks has been adored by hundreds of thousands of Disney fans and sports enthusiasts worldwide. Running events have been successfully held at Disney destinations in Paris, Hong Kong, and across the United States before now coming to Shanghai.
Co-organized by Shanghai Disney Resort and the Shanghai International Marathon, the 2018 Disney Inspiration Run will be undertaken by Shanghai Donghao Lansheng Event Management Company Limited. The collaboration with the Shanghai International Marathon – the long-time organizer of marathon events in the city – will help to offer running enthusiasts and Disney fans of all ages a quality and fun event and create memories that will last a lifetime.
The 2018 Disney Inspiration Run will showcase the unique Disney race heritage in Shanghai that has inspired guests across the globe, featuring a one-of-a-kind immersive storytelling experience unlike any other races.
Have you participated in a run at a Disney Resort or theme park? Would you like to participate in this even held at the Shanghai Disney Resort this fall?
Source and Photo Credit: Shanghai Disney Resort
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