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HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPO

All runners are required to attend Disney's Health & Fitness Expo for race number and Packet Pick-Up. You will need to download your personalized race number pick-up card/waiver form online and bring it with you to Packet Pick-Up at the Expo when it becomes available online before the event.

To see more information about the Packet Pick-Up process and Absentee Packet Pick-Up, please visit Disney’s webpage:
http://espnwwos.disney.go.com/events/rundisney/wdw-marathon/.

Disney's Health & Fitness Expo
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex 
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013

RACE SCHEDULE

Disney Family Fun Run 5K 
Epcot® 
6:30 a.m. on Friday, January 11, 2013

 

Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna
Start/Finish: Epcot®
5:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013

 

Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna
Start/Finish: Epcot®
5:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 13, 2013

RACE RETREAT
Location: Family Reunion Area at Epcot® Wonder Lot

Saturday, January 12, 2013
3:00 – 5:30 a.m. (runners only)
5:30 – 10:30 a.m. (runners and Platinum ChEAR Squad only)

Sunday, January 13, 2013
3:00 – 5:30 a.m. (runners only)
5:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (runners and Platinum ChEAR Squad only)


Are you looking for a way to put a little more magic into your Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend? Experience the race as a VIP with a Race Retreat Package! Offering amenities for runners and their biggest fans that can't be beat, it's the best way for runners to get ready to go for the race and reunite with friends and family after.

 

Your Race Retreat Package will include:

Pre-Race Amenities

  • Pre-race bagels and fruit, plus coffee, water and PowerAde

  • Temperature-controlled tent with lounges and outdoor patio seating

  • Padded stretching area

  • Private restrooms and bag check


Post-Race Amenities

  • Internet access to check live results

  • Brunch with hot and cold beverages

  • Changing tents

  • Self-treatment station

  • 10-minute massage for only $10

  • Designated location to meet friends and family to celebrate your accomplishment!*


Other Amenities:

  • 2013 Marathon Weekend branded socks

  • Disney Character greetings

  • Live video Feed From the Finish Line

  • Information Station


*Race Retreat will open to friends and family beginning at 5:30 a.m. Each Guest or spectator in your party must purchase a Platinum Level ChEAR Squad Package separately to gain access to Race Retreat. ChEAR Squad Packages are subject to availability and we recommend purchasing pre-arrival via the ChEAR Squad tab.  Children 3 and under do not need to purchase a ChEAR Squad package.


Brunch and pre-race menu items are subject to change without notice. Packages are priced per person and subject to availability and capacity limits. Offer subject to availability and registration is required. Restrictions apply. Offer may be withdrawn and modified at any time without notice.

PASTA in the PARK PARTY          
Location: World ShowPlace Pavilion inside Epcot®
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Friday, January 11, 2013
Saturday, January 12, 2013

Buffet Dinner 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth 9:00 p.m.

Start off your 2013 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend by joining us for the Pasta in the Park Party atEpcot®! This event is a great way to relax and be entertained before your big race. Space is limited, so make your plans to attend early.

 NOTE: Tickets are not interchangeable by day; date purchased must be the date attended.

  • The Pasta in the Park Party at the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend features:

    • Buffet pasta dinner and dessert at the World ShowPlace Pavilion inside Epcot®
    • Disney character appearances
    • Live DJ
    • Reserved viewing location of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, a mesmerizing fireworks, laser and water show

  • The Pasta in the Park Party menu includes:
    • Mixed Greens with Lite Vinaigrette & Cucumber Yogurt Dressing
    • Herb Balsamic Potato Salad
    • Herb Roasted Chicken
    • Bowtie Pasta with Grilled Vegetables and Basil Pesto
    • Wheat Penne Pasta with Marinara Sauce
    • Parmesan Cheese
    • House-made Focaccia Bread with Butter
    • Whole Bananas
    • Chocolate Brownies
    • Ice Water with Lemons and Limes, Lemonade and Fruit Punch
    • Cash bar

Tickets are not interchangeable by day; date purchased to attend must be date ticket is redeemed. Entry intoEpcot® before 6:30 p.m. will require a Theme Park ticket. The above menu is subject to change without notice. All prices are listed before tax. All the above is subject to availability.

ChEAR SQUAD

As a spectator, friend, family and/or Guest of one of our event participants, you can be a part of the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend when you join the CHEAR Squad!


Registered ChEAR Squad members will get inside information and tips about race weekend and much more by pre-purchasing a package! Choose your ChEAR Squad package today! Here are the levels and amenities for each ChEAR Squad Package:


ChEAR Squad – SILVER Package includes:

  • The E-newsletter included with the Bronze Package plus…

  • ChEAR Squad gear kit which includes:

  • Waterproof Stadium Blanket

  • Mickey clappers (exclusive to ChEAR Squad!)

  • ChEAR Squad t-shirt


ChEAR Squad – GOLD Package includes*:

  • ll of the Silver Package amenities plus...

  • Reserved ChEAR Zone viewing location along the course (first-come, first-served)

  • Entry into the Finish Line ChEAR Zone which includes:

  • Reserved grandstand seating (first-come, first-served)

  • Hot and cold beverages

  • Private restrooms


ChEAR Squad – PLATINUM Package includes:

  • All of the Gold Package amenities plus...

  • Entry into the Race Retreat** which includes:

  • Disney Character greetings

  • Brunch plus hot and cold beverages

  • Temperature-controlled tent with indoor lounges & family style dine seating

  • Internet access to check live results

  • Private Restrooms

  • Information Station

  • Live video feed from the Finish Line

 

*Reserved seating/viewing locations may vary and are subject to change. Guest must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled event to ensure reserved seating/viewing and actual location within the reserved seating/viewing areas is on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserved seating/viewing amenity is available for the registered ChEAR Squad member only. Each Guest will need to purchase a package for entry to the designated areas.


**Race Retreat will open to friends and family beginning at 5:30 a.m. Runners participating in Half, Full, or Goofy Challenge must purchase Race Retreat package separately and are subject to availability.


ChEAR Squad Packages are priced per person. Offer subject to availability and pre-purchase is required. Restrictions apply. Offer may be withdrawn or modified at any time without notice. ChEAR Squad Packages are not needed for children 3 and under.

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