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Get Set Go! runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend runs into Walt Disney World from April 13 - 16

The runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend returns to Walt Disney World Resort on April 13 - 16.


Runners from around the world will be arriving at Walt Disney World this week as they get ready to put some fun in their run as they celebrate friendship and the magic of Pixar during the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend!


Runners will be staying on track as they run along courses inspired by everyones favorite Pixar Pals, including Disney Pixar Cars 5K, Disney Pixar Monsters 10K and the Disney Pixar Toy Story 10-Miler.


runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend


WEEKEND EVENTS


Keep pace as the 2023 runDisney’s Springtime Surprise Weekend celebrates the power of friendship.


From coaches, running buddies, family and all the sideline cheerleaders that support and inspire you, you’ll take to the trails—each honoring an iconic Pixar Pals friendship—feeling the magic of friendship every step of the way!



April 16, 2023
runDisney Health & Fitness Expo

Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex


Thursday, April 13, 2023

10:00 AM – 7:00 PM


Friday, April 14, 2023

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Saturday, April 15, 2023

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM


runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend


April 13, 2023
runDisney Springtime Surprise Yoga

Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time

Location: Disney’s Hollywood Studios


Greet the day in a brand new way—with an uplifting yoga event!


And this year, you’ll feel like a movie star because for the first time ever you’ll be saying “Namaste” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.


runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend


April 14, 2023
Disney Pixar Cars 5K

Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time

Location: EPCOT, Florida


On your marks… get set… KACHOW!


Whether you’re taking to the track for a leisurely jog or speeding for a personal record, you’ll have a blast as you race through the 3.1-mile course celebrating Lightning McQueen, Mater and all their friends.


runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend


April 15, 2023
Disney Pixar Monsters 10K

Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time

Location: EPCOT, Florida


Load up laugh canisters as you race through a 6.2-mile course crammed with comic relief courtesy of Mike, Sulley and all their friends from Monstropolis.


runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend


April 16, 2023
Disney Pixar Toy Story 10-Miler

Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time

Location: EPCOT, Florida

Race to the finish line on a toy-rific adventure with Buzz, Woody, Bo Peep and more of your favorite Toy Story characters.


This 10-mile run takes you through EPCOT... and to infinity and beyond!


runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend


April 14 - April 16, 2023
runDisney Springtime Surprise Challenge

Keep on swimming—to the finish line of 3 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend events: Disney Pixar Cars 5K, Disney Pixar Monsters 10K and Disney Pixar Toy Story 10-Miler—for a total of 19.3 magical miles!


Participants must register for the runDisney Springtime Surprise Challenge, which includes all 3 races, in order to receive the runDisney Springtime Surprise Challenge medal, plus all 3 event medals.


runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend


Host Resort Transportation

Transportation has been arranged for participants staying at host resorts.


Buses will be indicated by runDisney signs placed in the front windows.


Please note that transportation is only provided to and from host resorts. Guests who do not stay at a host resort are responsible for their own transportation to and from race-related events:


ALL Walt Disney World Resorts

Shades of Green

Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel

Walt Disney World Swan Hotel


runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend


Road Closures

Pay close attention to roadway signs and allow extra travel time during race weekend. Be sure to check the interactive maps that lists all planned road closures:



runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend


Merchandise

We’re just a few days away from a totally righteous final race weekend of the 2022-2023 runDisney race season during the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend!


Runners are getting ready to rip it, roll it, and punch it to the finish line through three exciting race events, all celebrating Pixar and the power of friendship.


Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

From the running buddies that keep pace, the support systems that cheer from the sidelines, and the iconic characters that lift each other up time and time again, it will be a race weekend to remember.


Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

Gear up to grab shell, and maybe a few pieces of merchandise, as we share a first look at some of the official race weekend merchandise coming next week to the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo.


Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

Featuring familiar Pixar characters and friends from each event theme, runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend participants will find a variety of logo performance apparel and “I Did It!” finisher products including shirts in multiple styles and jackets.


Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

Other official event products include weekend logo headwear, CORKCICLE drinkware, limited edition pin set and a Loungefly backpack! Whether you’re taking on 3.1 or 19.3 adventurous miles, participants in the weekend events will find something worth taking home.


Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

Be on the lookout for these commemorative items and more during the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.


All Guests are invited to attend during the following dates and times:

Thursday, April 13, 2023: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday, April 14, 2023: 12 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 15, 2023: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend participants looking to access the first day of the runDisney Merchandise Shop can do so from the comfort of your Walt Disney World Resort Hotel or home by joining the virtual queue!


Keep in mind, the virtual queue will be the only way to access the shop on the first day of the Expo.


For more information on the virtual queue process, please visit here.


Merchandise celebrating Pixar at the 2023 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend

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