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2019 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna

January 9, 2019 - January 13, 2019

Be a part of the cure. Join the ChadTough Racing Team to help raise awareness and funds to fight pediatric brain cancer!

We invite you to join Team ChadTough for one of the most magical race weekends on earth at Walt Disney World® Resort, January 9th – 13th, 2019! With race distances for all skill levels, including a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon everyone can experience the magic of running through Walt Disney World® Resort while helping to raise awareness and funds to fight Pediatric Brain Cancer, with an emphasis on the deadliest form, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG).

Our goal is to find at least 50 passionate participants to help us spread Chad’s story and raise money for a cure.

Why Support ChadTough at Walt Disney World®?

The ChadTough Foundation is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to fund research and raise awareness for pediatric brain cancer with an emphasis on Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). Participating in the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon® Weekend with Team ChadTough is your opportunity to help change the survival rate for DIPG patients, which is currently 0%! Every child deserves a chance to survive cancer. No parent should ever have to face a terminal diagnosis for a child! Learn more about the important work your efforts will support.

When you join Team ChadTough for the Walt Disney World Marathon® Weekend, you receive these great benefits:

  • Free Entry into the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend race distance of your choice (value ranges from $85 – $575 depending on distance chosen) when $200 fundraising minimum is met.
  • A custom Team ChadTough singlet to wear on race day when $400 fundraising minimum is met.
  • Access to a contracted runDisney travel provider to assist you with booking your room/ticket packages.
  • Invitation for you and a guest to the Team ChadTough Celebration Reception (fundraising commitment must be met).
  • Your own customizable, online fundraising page to give your family, friends, co-workers, and others as an easy way to donate and show their support for you.
  • Access to a fundraising and training coach who can help you as you plan your fundraising efforts, collect donations, and prepare for your race.
  • Access to Team ChadTough’s private Facebook group to connect with other runners and share fundraising and training tips and advice.
  • ChadTough Water Bottle & Bumper Sticker

The 2019 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna, January 9th – 13th, includes the following races:

  • Walt Disney World® 5K
  • Walt Disney World® 10K
  • Walt Disney World® Half Marathon
  • Walt Disney World® Marathon
  • Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge – 2 days of racing = 39.3 Miles of FUN! (Half-Marathon & Full Marathon)
  • Dopey Challenge – 4 days, 4 races totaling 48.6 miles! (5k, 10K, Half-Marathon & Marathon)

REGISTER FOR DISNEY!

2019 Walt Disney World Marathon® Weekend Fundraising Details

Fundraising Commitment

We ask each of the Team ChadTough members participating in the 2019 Walt Disney World Marathon® Weekend commit to raising the following to support pediatric brain cancer research (with an emphasis on one of the deadliest forms, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma):

Race Fundraising Commitment Significance of the Dollar Amount
Disney 5K & 10K $700 Every day, more than 700 children around the world are diagnosed with childhood cancer.
Disney Full & Half Marathon $1,884 We honor Chad’s 1,884 days of life.
Disney Goofy & Dopey $2,500 Cancer kills more than 2,500 children in our country every year.

Walt Disney World® Requirement

runDisney requires each guaranteed-entry to be packaged with a minimum 2-night stay at a Walt Disney World® Resort and a 2-day base park ticket. Team ChadTough participants are responsible for meeting these requirements and will have access to a runDisney travel provider to assist with booking packages that best suit the individual team member’s needs. Below please find two example packages.

Package Includes:

  • 2 – Consecutive Night Stay at a Walt Disney World® Resort
  • 2 – Day runDisney Multi-Day Base Ticket ($209 value)
    • Entitles you to two (2) days of admission to one of the following Theme Parks per day:
      • Magic Kingdom® Park
      • Epcot®
      • Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
      • Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
    • Plus one, 1-day visit to your choice of the following:
      • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
      • Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
      • Disney’s Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course (before 4pm)
      • Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course (before 4pm)
      • Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course for one round of golf (greens fee additional)
      • ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
    • Ground Transportation
      • Disney’s Magical Express Transportation – Bus from Orlando International Airport to Host Resort
      • Transportation from Host Resort to Walt Disney World® Theme Parks
      • Transportation from Host Resort to the Races
Package Price per Person* Single Double Triple (2 Adults, 1 Child) Triple (3 Adults) Quad (2 Adults, 2 Children) Quad (3 Adults, 1 Child) Quad (4 Adults)
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Lead -In Package Price/Person
$580 $390 $330 $345 $295 $310 $320
Disney’s Pop Century Resort
Lead-In Package Price/Person
$455 $330 $285 $295 $265 $275 $280

* Prices listed above include discounted 2 Consecutive Night Stay at named resort, 2-Day runDisney Multi-Day Base Ticket, and Ground Transportation

CUSTOMIZE YOUR PACKAGE:

Your Disney Sports Travel Coordinator can assist with ticket upgrades, additional room nights, as well as provide you with additional Walt Disney World® Resort Options that suit your individual needs.

* Package only available by booking through Disney Sports Travel. Specially-priced Walt Disney World Marathon packages are for race participants and their spectators only. All package prices listed are per person based on a standard room. The number of packages available at this rate are limited and advanced reservations are required. Minimum 4 consecutive night stay required. No more than 4 persons per room. Some activities/event may be separately priced. Age restrictions may apply for access to certain facilities. Tee times reservations are required for Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course and are subject to availability. To reserve a tee time, call 407-WDW-GOLF. No other discounts apply. Offer is nontransferable. Ticket types and entitlements are subject to change without notice. Package prices are subject to change without notice.

Raise Additional Funds to Earn ChadTough Gear!

Once you meet your fundraising commitment, you will get rewarded with exclusive Team ChadTough gear for additional fundraising:

  • Raise additional $250 above fundraising minimum, earn ChadTough Hat
  • Raise additional $500 above fundraising minimum, earn a ChadTough Hat, 2 additional invitations to the Team Celebration Reception, and a ChadTough Hoodie
  • Raise additional $1,000 above fundraising minimum, earn a ChadTough Hat, 2 additional invitations to the Team Celebration Reception, a ChadTough Hoodie & a ChadTough Jacket

Cancellation Policy

The race does not allow for cancellation or runner replacement, therefore once you have registered, our foundation is responsible for your fees. For that reason, we ask that you refrain from canceling your commitment.

If you have secured your own race entry to the 2019 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend, we still would love for you to join our team. Please register as an Unofficial Runner.

2019 Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Schedule of Events

Visit runDisney.com for date, time, and all other official details.

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Details

Start:
January 9, 2019
End:
January 13, 2019
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.crowdrise.com/registration/event_options/34084

Venue

Walt Disney World Resort
Walt Disney World Resort
Orlando, FL 32830 United States
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Consider participating and join us in rallying to cure pediatric brain tumors.