New Experiences Coming For Runners In 2nd Annual Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon Weekend

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disneyland parisThe second annual Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon Weekend will take place September 21-24 and this year’s race weekend features exciting new offerings for runners, including an all-new 5K experience, a 10K and challenge opportunity.

The 5K race will take place at night this year, giving runners the chance to experience the course and Disneyland Paris Resort in a new way. Under the Parisian night sky, runners of all levels will journey down Hollywood Boulevard and around The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

After the 5K, Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris Resort will open its doors for a special runDisney event, allowing race weekend participants to purchase tickets for a private Kick-Off Party. With exclusive access to main attractions, Disney characters, commemorative photo opportunities and a DJ party, this event provides guests a fun and exciting way to start their race weekend.

A new 10K will take runners on a 6.2-mile course through Disneyland Paris Resort, with signature Disney entertainment and other surprises along the way. With this new race, runners now have the option to take on a 10K and a half marathon in the new Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo Challenge, earning a special Cinderella-themed medal.

And like last year, runners who complete the Disneyland Paris Half Marathon and any other runDisney half marathon or marathon in the same calendar year will receive the Castle to Chateau Challenge medal.

Runners interested in participating in the 2nd annual Disneyland Paris – Val d’Europe Half Marathon Weekend can visit http://run.disneylandparis.com/ for more information and to learn how to register for the race weekend.