Official Digital Event Guide
The Official Digital Event Guide contains all of the information you need for the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Light Side race weekend.
Virtual Goody Bag
Your virtual goody bag is filled with great offers and special items just for race weekend participants. As the event draws near, be sure to check here for a link to your virtual goody bag.
Event weekend emails will be sent to all participants with information about your event. Please note, if you are not receiving event communications, it may be due to opting out of any official The Walt Disney Company emails.
Corral and Bib Assignment
If a runner is seen without their bib number while running on the course, they will be removed from the course for security and safety reasons.
Please remember to fill out the Emergency Medical Information on the back of the bib number.
The letter on your bib will determine your assigned corral. Letters are assigned based on proof of time provided for the half marathon or your estimated finishing time. Letters are based on anticipated pace per mile for the 5K, 10K and Half Marathon.
No corral changes will be made at the expo.
Waivers will be provided on line approximately two weeks before the race.
You must have your signed waiver and a Photo ID with you to pick up your race packet.
A parent or legal guardian must complete and sign the waiver for any participant under 18 years old. No exceptions will be made.
Location: Disneyland® Hotel Exhibit Hall
You must pick up your own participant packet (which includes your event-issued bib number and timing device) during regularly scheduled hours. Individuals are not able to pick up participant packets on behalf of others.
Download and complete your personalized race waiver online (available approximately two weeks prior to event).
Parents or legal guardians must download and complete the personalized race waiver for minors and pick up their packet.
Visit the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at Disneyland® Hotel Exhibit Hall to pick up your Race Packet.
You must have a valid ID in order to pick up your packet (driver's license, passport, Military ID, Government issued ID.)
If you do not have a valid photo ID we cannot issue you your race bib. No exceptions will be made.
The payer or registrant may pick up Spectator Viewing Party packets.
gEAR Bag Check
gEAR Bag Check is available for the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.
A clear plastic gEAR bag will be issued to you at Packet Pick-Up to be used for gEAR Bag Check service. No other bag will be accepted.
A numbered gEAR bag check sticker will be given to you at Packet Pick-Up. Place the sticker in the clearly defined area on your clear plastic bag prior to arriving at gEAR Bag Check.
At race completion, your race number will be used to verify your bag when you pick it up.
Valuable items should not be checked.
The Event Staff is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen items.
All runners, Guests, costumes, and bags are subject to screening prior to entering the event staging areas.
Weapons of any kind, or objects that appear to be actual weapons, including toy guns, are not allowed for any participants.
See Costume guidelines for examples of acceptable toy accessories.
For everyone's safety, electric vehicles, baby joggers, strollers, baby carriers, baby backpacks, skates, scooters, bicycles, skateboards, canes, crutches, walkers, walking sticks, and animals of any kind are prohibited from the course. Violators will be removed from the course and transported to the finish line area.
Headphones are discouraged due to audio messages that are placed throughout the course to ensure runner safety.
runDisney can offer human guides to assist registered participants with disabilities. Please contact email@example.com, no later than 90 days in advance of the event.
Any children under the race age requirement will not be permitted in corrals, on course, or in runner-only areas. Unregistered individuals will be denied entry into race corrals. Only registered athletes are permitted in runner only areas.
The guidelines for flags at a runDisney race are as follows:
For the safety of all of the spectators and runners, the following items will be prohibited from the start/finish staging areas and the race courses.
Flags of any kind that are larger than 3' x 5' regardless of how flag is intended to be carried.
Flag poles cannot be longer than 4 feet or have a diameter of more than 4 inches.
Pole can be made of wood, plastic, and/or PVC. Poles made of metal are not allowed.
Only poles with rounded or flat ends are allowed.
No decorative or sharp ends will be allowed.
Flag harnesses will be permitted if the participant bib is not covered and the harness does not pose a safety hazard.
Disney reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that is considered inappropriate or attire that could detract from the experience of other Guests. All participants and their Guests may dress as their favorite character, but must follow these guidelines as determined solely by Disney.
Costumes must be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable or violent.
Guests who dress like Characters may not pose for pictures or sign autographs for other Guests.
Costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest.
For runDisney participants ages 13 and under:
Costumes and some masks may be worn, as long the mask does not cover the entire face and eyes are visible.
For runDisney participants ages 14 and older:
Layered costumes, that could conceal prohibited items, are not permitted (e.g. Jedi robes).
Costume props, including those that surround the entire body (e.g. Death Star, UP House) are not permitted.
Costumes may not reach or drag on the ground. (e.g. full-length Princess dresses)
Capes may be worn if the length does not go below the waist.
Themed T-shirts, blouses, sweatshirts, and hats are acceptable.
Acceptable accessories include: transparent wings, plastic light sabers, toy swords, and tutus. Headwear may be worn as long as it does not cover the face.
Guests may not wear masks of any kind.
Please note that while costumed attire may be worn during runDisney events, Guests 14 and older are not permitted to wear costumed attire in the theme parks. As a result, Guests may need to change their attire prior to visiting the parks after participating in a runDisney race.
Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused entry into, and/or removed from, a race or any race related event/activity unless his or her costume can be modified to meet the above standards.
Please consider not bringing unnecessary bags with you on race day. All items will be inspected. Items, costumes, and props in violation of safety requirements will be denied entry.
The race will be held rain or shine. If there is lightning in the area, the race will either have a delayed start or, depending on the intensity of the weather, be cancelled. The determination will be made by the Event Management staff.
As a reminder, the registration fees are non-refundable. Race deferrals are not permitted.