Disneyland Paris Run Weekend 2019!

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The Disneyland Paris Run Weekend 2019 returns to Disneyland Paris Resort from 19 to 22 September 2019. This year’s running theme is all about adventure! With less than 100 days from the start of the first race, Disneyland Paris announces the sale of the new bibs and reveals the design of the new collector’s medals.

Disneyland Paris Run Weekend 2019 offers an amazing atmosphere, incredible costumes, a chance to meet Disney Characters, whilst racing through both Disneyland Paris parks. This experience is for all ages and all levels of ability! Good news! After a first sale of bibs in April, new ones go on sale on Tuesday 18 June at 4 pm. So, make sure you’re on the starting blocks and ready-on your marks- go for the last bibs available make sure you’re in the running and take home one of the incredible event medals: more information is available on run.disneylandparis.fr. Some runners even set their sights on getting them all.

Races and Their Medals

The Disneyland Paris 5K kicks off the festivities on Friday 20nd September, with runners roaring after Simba from The Lion King! Your favourite Disney animals will also be attending this family-friendly race. The following day, the Disneyland Paris 10K is dedicated to the Disney Princesses and their determination to follow their dreams. Runners will see them along the route and all finishers take home a medal featuring the courageous Rapunzel and her adorable chameleon Pascal. The Neverland-themed runDisney Kids Races at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday are a chance for kids to take home a medal featuring Peter Pan and friends.

Because love is a big adventure too, the Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half-Marathon (Sunday 22nd September) showcases the beloved Disney film couples. But that’s not all… finishers get to take home a medal featuring the most iconic couple in animation history – Mickey and Minnie Mouse– running through Disneyland Paris.

Last but not least, runners entering the various challenges can make a spectacular addition to their collection with a flying Aladdin on the 31K Challenge medal (10K + Half-Marathon) and the snazzy Genie on the 36K Challenge medal (5K + 10K + Half-Marathon). Obviously, Sleeping Beauty Castle is still the ultimate object of desire for finishers of the Castle to Château Challenge. This medal is only awarded to runners who have completed the Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half-Marathon and a runDisney Marathon or Half- Marathon at Walt Disney World in Florida in the same year.

Original Disneyland Paris Creations

In order to create magical and exceptional medals, the Disneyland Paris Run Weekend 2019 called on the expertise of the Conception Artistic Design team from the Merchandise department. The original designs are produced behind the scenes at the Disney parks, with close attention to detail for that essential touch of magic. This video gives you an exclusive peek at how this year’s medals were created:

From 18th June, collectors can also purchase replicas of these incredible medals in the form of limited-edition pin badges available for the runners at the runDisney e-shop and for all at the runDisney Expo during the event.

The Disneyland Paris Run Weekend takes place from 19 to 22 September 2019. Booking and information at run.disneylandparis.fr.

Tessa H