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runDisney Announces 2018 Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon

runDisney is giving runners everywhere the opportunity to participate in the first-ever Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon and earn a Star Wars-themed medal.

Starting January 3 – February 28, you can register for the new virtual race at You must then complete 13.1 miles in your own setting by March 31 to earn your Virtual Half Marathon Star Wars hardware.

This new virtual run experience is also part of the 2018 runDisney Kessel Run Challenge, giving runners the chance to earn a special challenge medal for completing both the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon from home and the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon on April 22 at Walt Disney World Resort.

As part of the registration process participants you will have the opportunity to make a donation to Starlight Children’s Foundation on behalf of Star Wars: Force for Change. "Starlight Children’s Foundation brings joy and comfort to hospitalized children and their families through programs at children’s hospitals around the world."

On behalf of Star Wars: Force for ChangerunDisney is also thrilled to make an independent donation to Starlight Children’s Foundation in honor of the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon.

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News & Media Source: Disney Parks Blog & runDisney

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