RunDisney announces virtual Star Wars race

By Ashley Carter, Attractions Insider
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 03, 2018, 7:29 PM EST

A popular runDisney race is going virtual in 2018.

  • RunDisney announces virtual Star Wars race
  • Runners can compete anywhere and earn medals
  • Registration open through Feb. 28

For the first time, runners can participate in the Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon.

Instead of having to travel to a Disney theme park to compete, runners complete the 13.1-mile race from anywhere.

Runners will then earn a special Star Wars-themed medal.

Those participating in the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon in April also have a chance to earn a special challenge medal. Runners can compete in the Kessel Run Challenge by completing the virtual race and the Dark Side Half Marathon.

Registration for the virtual race is open through Feb. 28 at runDisney.com.

It costs $59 for U.S. and international participants.

Participants need to complete their race by March 31.


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