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2018 WDW Star Wars Half Marathon The Dark Side

Event Information

Friday April 20, 2018 - Sunday April 22, 2018 / Walt Disney World, Orlando FL, United States

Turn to the Dark Side and join us for the 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon The Dark Side in Disney World, Florida! Entry packages are now available for the Star Wars 5K, Star Wars, 10K, Star Wars Half Marathon and the Star Wars First Order Challenge!

We have guaranteed entries into all events but they are extremely limited. Book now to avoid disappointment!

Guaranteed Entry from the Running Room and Dream Travel

2018 marks Dream Travels 15th year and were excited to be providing guaranteed entries into the Star Wars Half Marathon The Dark Side!

As we have extremely limited entries we've removed the instant registration but please email us at disney@dreamtravelcanada.com if you are interested in running. Please be sure to include the race distance you are looking for and we'll confirm a space with Disney before contacting you. Thanks, Dream Travel Canada


Star Wars Dark Side 5K Deposit
Until Apr 4 $375
Star Wars Dark Side 10K Deposit
Until Apr 4 $390
Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon Deposit
Until Apr 4 $430
Star Wars First Order Challenge Deposit
Until Apr 4 $525
Spectator Deposit
Until Apr 4 $330

General Information


A deposit plus a 6.5% processing fee, will be charged upon registration using the Running Room's online registration form.


Our packages include guaranteed entry of your choice, 2 nights hotel, a 2 Day Park Hopper pass, a 1 day FUN Card and roundtrip airport transfers from MCO during Magical Express hours of operation.

Additional or longer passes and/or hotel stays may be purchased. We can also offer airfare options if you wish.

How to Register

As entries are very limited, please contact Dream Travel at disney@dreamtravelcanada.com to request your package and unique registration code. We will confirm your entry package with runDisney and then you may register here on the Running Room website and place your deposit.

After you place your deposit Dream Travel will contact you to complete your registration process via the email address you provided.


Protect yourself and your money by purchasing our Group Insurance through Manulife Financial. With paid insurance you will be able to cancel for insurable reasons as well as running injuries while training! Insurance covers: Cancellation, Interruption, Medical and Baggage. For full details on coverage, please click here: Manulife Insurance Packages

Please note that the insurance coverage that you may have on your credit card may not cover you completely! We are unable to process insurance for those living in Quebec please contact your local travel agency for coverage.

Whats Included in your 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon The Dark Side Package

  • Entry package of your choice
  • 2 day Hopper Pass
  • 1 day FUN Card
  • Roundtrip Airport transfers from MCO*
  • Unisex T-Shirt
  • Finishers medal
  • Official event guide
  • Virtual Goody Bag
  • Personalized bib (Must register by January 9 for name to appear on bib)
  • Post race refreshments

Not Included with Your Package

Travel insurance, airfare, meals and items of a personal nature are not included in your package

Packet Pickup

Disneyland Health & Fitness Expo

  • 10AM 8PM Thursday April 19
  • 10AM 7PM Friday April 20
  • 9:30AM 3:30PM Saturday April 21
  • Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

All runners must attend the Expo in person for race bib and packet pickup.

Package Pricing

All entry packages include 2 nights hotel, a 2 Day Park Hopper pass and a 1 day FUN Card!

5K Package $769 $599 $559 $539
10K Package $789 $639 $599 $579
Half Marathon Package $859 $709 $659 $639
First Order Challenge Package $1,049 $899 $849 $829
Spectator Package $659 $509 $469 $449
5K Package $899 $669 $609 $579
10K Package $939 $709 $649 $619
Half Marathon Package $1,009 $779 $709 $689
First Order Challenge Package $1,199 $989 $899 $869
Spectator Package $809 $579 $519 $489
*Two night minimum required by Disney but additional nights are available.

Understanding the Pricing

Prices are in USD (US Dollars). Prices are per person and based on the occupancy as per the pricing grid. Prices include tax.

Example: Two runners, one doing the 5K and one doing the First Order Challenge, staying two nights in the same room at the Pop Century Resort: USD599 (5K package) + USD899 (DS Challenge)

RunDisney Child Rates

  • Children under 3 are free (hotel, meals, park passes)
  • Children aged 3 9 pay the child rate for meals and park passes
  • Children aged 3 17 are free in the room WITH two paid adult packages. If there is one paid adult and one child then the child pays the adult rate.
  • Children running a race pay the same price as an adult.


Contact Dream Travel

If you have any questions about the 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon The Dark Side or our packages, please contact Dream Travel at disney@dreamtravelcanada.com or (877) 601 7275

How to Register view more ▶

  1. Choose your event! Click on the registration link to go to the secure registration page
  2. Fill out your information on the registration form. Make sure to include your proper email address!
  3. Use your credit card to pay your registration fee! Transactions processed securely.
  4. You will receive a confirmation Email, outlining your application and payment details.
  5. Check the on-line confirmation list above.
  • All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Entry fee does not include processing fee .

Remember to check back regularly for updates on race information!

If you have questions or comments, please contact your Race Director.

Have a great Race!

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