Shanghai Disney Resort has announced registration dates for their inaugural Disney Inspiration Run. Registration will begin at 10am on July 2nd for it’s race weekend to be held September 15th and 16th. Similar to RunDisney’s Princess Half Marathon at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, the Disney Inspiration Run will feature 3 runs of different lengths to choose from. There will be a 3.5K, a 5K, and a 10K.
This first ever run weekend at Shanghai Disney Resort is being co-hosted with the Shanghai International Marathon. The Shanghai Donghao Lansheng Management Company Limited will be organizing the event. According to the Shanghai Disney Resort “as part of the partnership, the first 50 male and female participants to finish the 5 km and 10 km courses will be granted automatic entry into the respective Mini Marathon and 10 km events at the 2018 Shanghai International Marathon.”
In true Disney fashion, the courses will be lined with music, fun entertainment and of course, Disney characters. Take a look at the 3 different courses that will be a part of the inaugural Disney Inspiration Run.
The 3.5K on September 15th is available to guests ages five and up, (adults must accompany children ages 16 and under). The run will take participants through Disneytown, down Mickey Avenue and through the Gardens of Imagination to the Enchanted Storybook Castle. The finish line will be located at the Wishing Star Lake.
The 5K course is for ages 16 and up. Participants will experience all 7 lands of Shanghai Disneyland and finish at the Wishing Star Park.
The 10K is also open to guests age 16 and older. The course will take participants through Disneytown, Mickey Avenue, Tomorrowland, Disney Pixar Toy Story Land, Fantasyland, Treasure Cove, Adventure Isle and the Gardens of Imagination, and finishes around Wishing Star Lake.
Once participants finish the races, they will be presented with their race medal to commemorate their achievement. These one of a kind souvenirs are only available to race participants at the Shanghai Disney Resort.
The 10K medal features Mickey Mouse with the Enchanted Storybook Castle in the background. The 5K and 3.5K medals feature Donald and Pluto. Avid runners can collect all three!
Runners will also receive Disney Inspiration Run t-shirts for their chosen course.
Registration for all of the 2018 Disney Inspiration Run events will begin at 10am on July 2nd and run through 5pm on August 3rd, or until all spots are filled. Participants will be able to purchase discounted Shanghai Disneyland tickets to enjoy the park after the races. Those interested in signing up can find more details at: https://run.shanghaidisneyresort.com/en/.
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