Disneyland Paris Princess Run: The new Disney race
The princesses still have a big place in the hearts of Disney fans. Indeed, they are many to rush when these ladies are present on stage for magical shows, the Disney Princesses and Pirates season has met with great success and there is always a wait at the princesses pavilion.
Beyond this craze, there is another event that has been eagerly awaited by visitors and sportsmen since 2016 already: the Disneyland Paris Run Weekend. A weekend at the end of September where athletes and amateurs can participate in races in the Disney parks and their surroundings: a choice of 5km, 10km or 21km.
In 2020, Disneyland Paris has chosen to combine these passions of visitors by creating for the very first time in France a sports weekend in the company of Disney princesses ! We tell you all about this event that will be held from May 8 to 10, 2020 at Disneyland paris !
Terms and conditions and prices for the new Disney Princess Races
The event will offer two races for adults at Disneyland Paris A 5km and an 8km course. You will also be able to participate in both races by registering for the Cinderella challenge (you will get a third medal for the occasion). For the moment, only the rates of the races packages are known, that is to say that these prices are applicable by reserving a night of Disney hotel (it will be necessary to add the price of the room) :
- The 5km race will start on Saturday May 9th at 7am for 43€ per person;
- – The 8km race will take place on Sunday, May 10 at 7:00 am for 53€ per person;
- – The Cinderella Challenge (for both races) will cost you 95€ per runner.
The little princes and princesses have not been forgotten by the destination. Indeed, races for children are also set up: the Kids Race is back. A 100 meters race (for children from 1 to 4 years old), a 200 meters race (for children from 5 to 7 years old) and a 1km race (for children from 5 to 12 years old). Note that parents can encourage the little ones.
The prices of the kids race are not yet revealed for the moment.
Reservations for packages (overnight stay in a Disney hotel + registration for the races) will be possible from October 30, 2019 via the usual telephone reservation center. Annual Pass holders will be able to call to book (and benefit from their discount) as of November 7 via the Annual Pass reservation center or the Infinity platform.
Why participate in the Disneyland Paris Princess Run ?
The Disneyland Paris Princess Run is a magical moment for young and old. During the races organized in Disneyland Paris, the runners have not only the chance to run in a magical setting and often even cross the backstage, that is to say the backstage of the park. But it is also an opportunity to see many Disney characters to say hello or take a picture with them.
RunDisney even offers participants a service of Photopass unique for the races and for the day on the park. Thus, while running or taking pictures with the characters, runners can be photographed and find all their pictures online a few days later. An opportunity to immortalize this unique moment !
The registration to a race makes you benefit from a numbered bib but also a tee shirt with the colors of your race, a medal for all those who cross the finish line, a snack and water during the course. The registration to the Cinderella Challenge gives you the right to these advantages for the 5km and 8km races but also to an additional T-shirt with the colors of the challenge and an additional medal as well.
How to prepare for the Disney princesses’ races ?
Of course, to be in top shape, the ideal is to train beforehand to run the distances you plan to run at Disney. To do this, feel free to use mobile applications for smartphones or a connected watch, which will help you track the distance covered, the speed at which you progress or the type of route you have taken.
Moreover, prepare your most beautiful princess outfit ! During the Disney races, many runners go to great lengths to resemble their favorite heroes with costumes, wigs and accessories Disney Bound of choice. You too should get ready to look like your favorite princess, she will be very flattered if you meet her on the way !