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Theme revealed for 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Races, plus NEW Typhoon Lagoon Post-Race Event

Calling all adventurers! Celebrate the spirit of togetherness during the 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend as runDisney reveals the theme for the 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Races.


Theme revealed for 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Races, plus NEW Typhoon Lagoon Post-Race Event

Calling all runDisney explorers! Grab your best adventuring crew and get ready to celebrate the spirit of togetherness for the final event weekend of the 2023-2024 race season, the runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend.


Taking place April 18-21, 2024, the spring weekend sees the return of event favorites such as the 10-Miler distance and early morning yoga as well as a brand-new post-race event, the runDisney Springtime Surprise Splash!


From daring pirate escapades and uplifting expeditions through the wilderness to wild savannah treks, the exciting race weekend will take runners on magical journeys through the Walt Disney World Resort.

Take a look at the 2024 event themes:


Theme revealed for 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Races, plus NEW Typhoon Lagoon Post-Race Event

Neverland 5K Runners, take flight for the first event of the race weekend with the Neverland 5K! Join favorite characters from Disney Animation’s Peter Pan for a magical 3.1-mile run that will take you toward the “second star to the right and straight on 'til morning” to find the finish line!


Theme revealed for 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Races, plus NEW Typhoon Lagoon Post-Race Event

Adventure Is Out There 10K The finish line must be explored! Runners, join the Adventure Is Out There 10K for an exhilarating 6.2-mile race inspired by Disney and Pixar’s Up. Encounter some beloved characters like Russell, Dug, Carl, and even Kevin amidst a course inspired by South American landscapes and a sky of balloons.


Theme revealed for 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Races, plus NEW Typhoon Lagoon Post-Race Event

Hakuna Matata 10-Miler It’s the ‘mane’ event you’ve been waiting for – the Hakuna Matata 10-Miler, an epic running journey inspired by Disney Animation’s The Lion King. From savannas and jungles to Pride Rock and Hakuna Matata Falls, join Simba, Timon, and Pumbaa on this roaring run, where the rhythm of African drums and the spirit of the Circle of Life will guide you to the finish line.


Theme revealed for 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Races, plus NEW Typhoon Lagoon Post-Race Event

Stitch’s ‘Ohana Challenge Up for an out-of-this-world challenge? Say aloha to Stitch’s Ohana Challenge, inspired by Disney Animation’s Lilo & Stitch, where completing all the runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend races—5K, 10K, and 10-Miler—earns you not just bragging rights, but a special medal honoring the magic of togetherness, where no one and no adventure is left behind.


Theme revealed for 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Races, plus NEW Typhoon Lagoon Post-Race Event

runDisney Springtime Surprise Splash First you race… then you RELAX! Dive into an evening of celebration and thrills during the brand-new runDisney post-race event, the runDisney Springtime Surprise Splash at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. After a weekend full of magical miles, enjoy favorite water attractions (at night!) with shorter wait times, delicious sips and eats and more – a splashing way to end your race weekend! Learn more about the new event here.


Theme revealed for 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Races, plus NEW Typhoon Lagoon Post-Race Event

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