February 7, 2013

Princess Half Marathon 411

It's February!!  And you know what that means!  It's the month of the Princess Half Marathon...our 2nd half marathon of 2013.

As with all of the other Disney races this calendar year, we have put all of the info you'll need to make this a happy race weekend.  Princess Half Marathon Weekend is about 2 weeks so now is the perfect time to start gathering all of the documents you'll need and plan a detailed schedule for your weekend.  If you're anything like us, you won't want to miss any of the action! 

Note that this year's expo will be held at the Coronado Springs Convention Center instead of the ESPN Wide World of Sports Center.  And runDisney provided clarification on the expo hours via twitter.  It will be open Friday 9:00am-7:30pm and on Saturday 9:00am-6:30pm.

General Princess Half Marathon Information: Includes schedule of events, logistics information and inspiring stories to get you psyched for the weekend!

Final Race Instructions: Includes map of the start/finish area, transportation information, and detailed race-day/day-of timeline information.
* Princess Half Marathon
* Family 5K Fun Run and Kids Races
* ChEAR Squad and Race Retreat
* Pasta in the Park and Breakfast

Official Race Program: Includes everything you need to know about race weekend, from transportation to sponsors to medical information.  For more information on transportation, check with the concierge at your hotel and watch for race transportation signs. 

Princess Half Marathon Course Map: 13.1 miles of entertainment, characters and fun!  Plus 9 water stops, 1 fuel stop and several medical stops.

Disney Royal Family 5k Course Map: 3.1 miles through EPCOT featuring plenty of character photo ops and 2 water stops.


ChEAR Squad Information: Did you know you can get the bronze package that contains general information for FREE?!

Proof of Time: We've passed the time when you can email runDisney to get an updated time for corral placement.  If you have a faster time (10k or greater distance), bring a printout with the information to the Expo and look for the Runner Relations booth.

Pre-Register for a commemorative Dooney and Bourke purse: Thank goodness Disney found an alternative to the Black Friday-esque mobs for these bags at the expo!

Frequently Asked Questions: One of the best resources on the runDisney Princess Half Marathon Weekend page.  Click on the far right tab that says "FAQs".

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