Join the Race to End Duchenne Team at the most magical race weekend on Earth! With nearly 200 runners, this is our largest race team of the year and a great opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones as we go the distance to end Duchenne. A team party, finish line tent celebrations and much more are waiting for you January 8th-12th, 2020 at the Walt Disney World® Resort!
This promises to be an extra special year as it marks the 15th Anniversary of the Race to End Duchenne program and our Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend team!
Calendar of Events
runDisney Health & Fitness Expo - Wednesday, January 8th - Saturday, January 11th
Walt Disney World® 5K presented by Cigna - Thursday, January 9th
Walt Disney World® 10K presented by Cigna - Friday, January 10th
Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna - Saturday, January 11th
Walt Disney World® Marathon presented by Cigna - Sunday, January 12th - SOLD OUT
Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge presented by Cigna - Half Marathon AND Full Marathon - SOLD OUT
Dopey Challenge presented by Cigna - ALL FOUR RACES on consecutive days- SOLD OUT
Visit the Official Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend Website for details.
Dopey Challenge: $570 registration fee; counts toward the $1,800 fundraising commitment
Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge: $370 registration fee; counts toward the $1,500 fundraising commitment
Walt Disney World® Marathon: $180 registration fee; counts toward the $1,300 fundraising commitment
Walt Disney World® Half Marathon: $180 registration fee; counts toward the $1,300 fundraising commitment
Walt Disney World® 10K: $120 registration fee; counts toward the $1,000 fundraising commitment
Walt Disney World® 5K: $80 registration fee; counts toward the $500 fundraising commitment
Repeat Runner Discount
If you ran with us in 2019 and fulfilled your fundraising commitment, your entry fee is waived for 2020! Enter REPEAT20 in the discount code box beneath where you choose your participant type (you must be logged in to use this discount).
**All repeat runner who are running the Dopey Challenge will be required to pay a $170 registration fee. Use discount code DOPEY to receive your discount**
Race to End Duchenne Team Member Benefits
Race to End Duchenne Team members receive the following benefits:
- Guaranteed entry into the race
- Invitations for you and a guest* to our Private Team Celebration Event
- Breakfast at our private Family Reunion Tent following your race(s)
- Official Race to End Duchenne technical shirt and T-shirt
- Personal fundraising web page & fundraising support
- Training resources such as virtual training links and publications
- Frequent team email updates
- Dedicated staff person to answer all of your race related questions
- Knowledge that you are helping to support PPMD’s mission to end Duchenne
*Guest is for Dopey Challenge, Goofy Challenge, Full/Half Marathon & 10K runners only
Our Commitment to You
We're here to guide you through your race experience, from the day you sign up to the moment you cross the finish line and beyond. As a member of the Race to End Duchenne Team, we’ll be supporting you every step of the way just as we are supporting those living with Duchenne.
But it's not just about the race. By joining our Race to End Duchenne Team, you're also making an important commitment to the fight against Duchenne. We assure you that the money you raise will help improve lives. Your efforts will fund research into promising treatments, advance our advocacy efforts in Washington, provide support for families, and help us ensure access to approved therapies. Whether or not you have fundraising experience, don't stress - we have helpful resources, tips, and suggestions that will help you meet (and hopefully exceed!) your goals.
Your Commitment to Us
Race to End Duchenne Team members commit to raise funds to help improve the lives of those living with Duchenne. We've established realistic fundraising goals for each race, and we provide the tools you'll need to make it easy and fun. Think of your Race to End Duchenne participation as your personal stake in the fight against Duchenne. It's an opportunity for you to join the fight and to get your family and friends involved in a cause you're passionate about. You’ll be amazed at the support you'll receive!
As a member of the Race to End Duchenne Team, we're counting on you to fulfill your event's stated fundraising minimum. That's why, if you don't reach your goal, you will be required to make a personal donation by the fundraising commitment due date below to fulfill the balance. But don't worry - raising money is way easier than you think, so this shouldn't be a problem for you. Be sure to take advantage of the many tools and tips we offer to help you meet your fundraising goals.
Fundraising minimum due date: January 3, 2020
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