2013 Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge

Saturday, January 12, 2013
to Sunday, January 13, 2013   5:30 AM

Walt Disney World® Resort
Lake Buena Vista , FL

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Brief Description:

If you think that a marathon is just a walk in the park, put your endurance to the test and compete in Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge! A 39.3-mile adventure held over two days, participants will run the Half Marathon on Saturday, followed by the Marathon on Sunday. If you finish both races within the pacing requirements, you will be awarded the coveted Goofy medal in addition to your Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse finisher medals.


$320.00 on or before June 19, 2012
$350.00 between June 20 – September 25, 2012
$380.00 on or after September 26, 2012

Registration Information:

**Dates, times and prices subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at anytime.**

There will be no race day registration.
If you are running on behalf of a charitable organization (i.e. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, etc.), or are traveling with a contracted tour operator/travel partner, please contact the charity, tour operator or travel partner for specific registration instructions.

Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge Features:

  • Two courses through Walt Disney World® Theme Parks totaling 39.3 miles
  • Disney Entertainment on-course
  • Event Weekend Transportation for Walt Disney World® Resort guests
  • Family Reunion Area with live entertainment and characters
  • Indulge and unwind at the Downtown Disney® After Party (Sunday evening)
  • Goofy's Entry Fees Include:

  • Champion® Unisex Long-Sleeved Tech Shirt for the Marathon, Half Marathon and Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge*
  • Special Goofy finisher medal, along with the Commemorative 20th Anniversary Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck finisher medals*
  • Official Race Program Guide*
  • iGiftBag
  • Personalized Bib* (Must register by November 1, 2012 for name to appear on bib)
  • On-Course and Post-Race refreshments
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race
  • Personalized results website
  • *Please Note:

    Participants must attend Disney's Health & Fitness Expo to receive their bib and tech shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers at the conclusion of the race. None of these items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.


    To compete in the Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge you must be 18 years of age or older.

    Pacing Requirements:

    All athletes entering the Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge must maintain a 16-minute per mile pace or faster throughout the entire race. Anyone not able to maintain a 16-minute per mile pace may be picked up and transported to the finish. You may be picked up at any point along the course for not maintaining a 16-minute per mile pace.

    We suggest you train for a 15-minute per mile pace or faster to allow time for breaks (restroom breaks, photo opportunities, etc.).

    Proof of Time:

    If you believe you will finish the Marathon in 5 hours or less, proof of time is required.

    Acceptable Proof of Time:

    Proof of time should include name of race, year, distance and time finished (i.e. 2012 Walt Disney World® Marathon - 3:35). If you do not have a proof of time to submit, list N/A at the point of registration. Proof of time must be provided from a race 10K or longer. All forms of proof of time must be from a race after July 1, 2010. If you do not provide proof of time you will be placed in the last start corral.

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    Packet Pick-Up Location & Times:

    Participants must attend Disney's Health & Fitness Expo and sign a waiver in order to receive your bib, tech shirt and timing device.

    Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Friday, January 11, 2013
    9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    **Hours subject to change**

    Cancellation Policy:

    Registration fees are non-refundable.

    Safety Reminder:

    For the safety of yourself and the other participants, baby joggers, strollers, baby carriers, baby backpacks, inline skates, motorized scooters, bicycles, skateboards, canes, crutches, walkers, walking sticks and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course. If you are seen in violation of one of these you will be removed from the course and transported to the finish. Headphones are discouraged due to audio messages that are placed throughout the course to ensure your safety.

    Commemorative Items:

    2013 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Commemorative Items can be purchased during registration.

    Commemorative Pin:
    $13.86 per pin (price includes tax), Limit 2 per registration.

    Commemorative Necklace:
    $21.35 per necklace (price includes tax), Limit 2 per registration.

    *Items will ONLY be distributed at Packet Pick-Up. Items not picked up at Packet Pick-Up will not be mailed and will not be refunded. Quantities are limited.
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