Events during runDisney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend are Quickly Filling Up

It's been a little more than a week since the registration for runDisney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend opened, and the events are quickly filling up.

Registration opened at noon on June 11 for all Princess Half Marathon events, and within a few hours the new-for-2014 Glass Slipper Challenge was sold out. As of press time, the Enchanted 10K was at 99 percent capacity while the Princess Half Marathon was at 65 percent capacity.

The Glass Slipper Challenge is a total of 19.3 miles with runners participating in the Enchanted 10K race and the Princess Half Marathon. Runners completing the challenge will receive a finishers medal for the 10K, the half marathon, and the challenge.

The events for the race weekend include the Princess Half Marathon, the Royal Family 5K, the Enchanted 10K, the Glass Slipper Challenge, kids races, a pasta party, breakfast, and the Fit for a Princess Expo. The Enchanted 10K " the other new race for 2014 " is a timed race through Epcot and the Epcot resort areas.

The half marathon weekend kicks off with the Fit for a Princess Expo on February 20, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The expo runs until Saturday, February 22. All runners must attend the expo in order to pick up their race number and race packet.

The Royal Family 5K is planned for Friday, February 21 and is being called the "Cinderella Royal Family 5K." The kids races are also scheduled for February 21 and are open to all kids ages 13 and younger. Every prince and princess who participates in the kids races will receive a finisher medallion.

The Princess Half Marathon takes place on February 23 on a 13.1 mile course that includes the Magic Kingdom and Epcot. Runners can register to run the half marathon with a partner. Everyone who completes the half marathon within the required pace time will be awarded the newly-designed Princess Half Marathon medal.

Early entry fees for the races are as follows: Disney Princess Half Marathon - $160 by August 20, Disney Enchanted 10K - $95 by August 20; Cinderella Royal Family 5K - $60 per participant; runDisney Kids Race " $15 per Kids Dash participant and $30 per One Mile Run participant. Prices for the half marathon, 10K, and Glass Slipper Challenge increase after August 20.

For more information on the half marathon visit

Story by Traci C., Source

Kristen K. wrote on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 13:42:

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Whoo hoo! I'll be doing the 10K!

JoAnn C wrote on Sat, 06/22/2013 - 10:58:

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I've registered for the 5K. We're attending the Pasta in the Park party.

Kristen K. wrote on Wed, 06/26/2013 - 12:48:

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Whoo ho! We'll have to meet up JoAnn!

JoAnn C wrote on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 23:39:

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Absolutely, Kristen

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