Star Wars Half Marathon - Dark Side Changes to Star Wars Rival Run Weekend in 2019
Walt Disney World recently hosted more than 43,500 runners for the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side. Disney announced this morning that in 2019, in honor of Star Wars Day, the Star Wars race weekend at Walt Disney World Resort will change to Star Wars Rival Run Weekend presented by OtterBox and will celebrate epic Star Wars rivalries. Starting next year, runners will be able to choose which side of the Force they will run for during the race weekend April 4-7, 2019.
This race event will feature some favorite Star Wars rivalries from across the saga, with distances geared for all skill levels. In addition to the 5K, 10K, half marathon and the runDisney Kids Races, there will again be two challenges for runners to tackle. There’s the Star Wars Rival Run Challenge, which involves running the 10K and the half marathon during the race weekend, and the runDisney Kessel Run Challenge – completing the Star Wars Rival Run Half Marathon at Walt Disney World Resort and running the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon at home.
Check out the highlights from the recent Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side in the video below.
News & Media Source: Disney Parks Blog