For over a decade, marathon enthusiasts have gathered at “The Most Magical Place on Earth” to run in the Disney Princess Half Marathon. To celebrate the event’s 15th anniversary, runDisney is hosting a weekend full of festivities. Runners of all experience levels will find a course to get their blood pumping and endorphins going.
The fun takes place from Thursday, February 23, to Sunday, February 26, 2023.
Here is what you can look forward to during the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend.
Disney Princess Yoga
The weekend offers sunrise yoga for those interested in a more serene exercise experience. This one-hour, instructor-led class starts at 5:30 a.m. on February 23, 2023. The peaceful views of Cinderella’s Castle and relaxing poses will leave you saying “namaste.”
Disney Princess 5K
The Disney Princess 5K takes place at 5:00 a.m. on Friday, February 24, 2023. This race is great for beginners wanting to join in on the magical runDisney festivities.
Disney Princess Enchanted 10K
The Disney Princess Enchanted 10K is a 6.2-mile run starting at 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2023. This race is perfect for those looking for something longer than a 5K, but not as challenging as the half-marathon.
Disney Fairy Tale Challenge
The Disney Fairy Tale Challenge is for those willing to take on both the half-marathon and the 10K. The event runs from February 25 – 26 and totals 19.3 miles. This ambitious challenge awards racers with a special medal for finishing both events.
Disney Princess Half Marathon
The namesake event, the Disney Princess Half Marathon is a 13.1-mile course through Walt Disney World Resort. As you run through the parks, fan-favorite Disney characters will cheer you toward the finish line. The Disney Princess Half Marathon starts at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 26, 2023.
Run Straight to Rosen Plaza
If you’re heading to Central Florida for the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend, book an affordable room at Rosen Plaza. Rosen Plaza provides clean and comfortable rooms and luxury amenities. Train at the on-site fitness center before the big race and unwind by our pool afterward.
Our hotel is on International Drive, close to Orlando’s top restaurants and attractions.