Join Run Disney and Race with Imagination

Sign up for one of the Run Disney marathons or half marathon at Disneyland and you will surely be challenged while enjoying the magic of Disney. All races have courses with special themes that pass through Disneyland Resort. Attend race events with live entertainment, earn medals and have the time of your life!

Race with Disney and Stay at Hotels near Disneyland

Running is a little more magical when you race at Disney.


Disney offers training programs designed by Jeff Galloway, a former Olympic athlete and running expert; perfect for those looking for a little training and coaching before the race.

For every single race Disney offered, there’s a corresponding training program that will help you get ready and avoid injury.

Upcoming Events

  • For Virtual Running Shorts, you choose your own course. Do up to three 5Ks between June 1st and August 31st, and you could snag three different finisher medals.
  • Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend is a Pixar-themed race featuring Buzz Lightyear and Woody from Toy Story. During August 31 – September 3, there will be a 10K, a half marathon, a kids’ race, and much more.

Travel Planning

During a weekend race, plan on making time to visit one of the Disney parks. Disney California Adventure and Disneyland Park offer different experiences, so make sure to visit both while enjoying Disneyland.

If you will be participating in Run Disney at Disneyland, make sure to stay with us here at Embassy Suites Anaheim South. Anaheim hotels can add on to your perfect trip for a memorable weekend; and the best hotels for a Disney marathon are conveniently close to the parks as well as other attractions.