Disney’s 12Ks of Christmas

This month Disney has been announcing various treats and events as part of its Halfway to the Holidays celebration.

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A Special runDisney Event

runDisney Holiday

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In addition to the previous surprises covered by earlier this week including special food items, here is another one to add to the list: an all new virtual event from runDisney!

Toy Story toys running across street under cones

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For those unfamiliar with the runDisney Virtual series, they allow you to participate in a race through the path of your choice as opposed to a live runDisney event at a Disney Park. The virtual race also lets runners participate at their own pace in their own time, unlike an in-person Walt Disney World marathon.

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The 12Ks of Christmas

In honor of the holiday season, runDisney Virtual will hold the 12ks of Christmas. The first of its kind event will feature three separate races and challenges featuring classic Disney friends. Each virtual run challenges participants on a 4K course (2.49 miles), accommodating experienced sprinters to first-time runners. Each holiday-themed Disney race will take runners through winter wonderlands and holly jolly jogs in a place of your choosing.

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

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It’s still over a month before you can register for the event, so Disney has not provided a full list of details. However, more specifics are expected to be released in the coming weeks. In the meantime, it’s never too early to start preparing by hopping on a treadmill or taking a short jog around your neighborhood (or even your favorite Disney Park!).

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Registration for the event opens on July 25, 2023. Please check back with for more information about the special event as more details are released.

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