runDisney 2018 at Disneyland Paris

Published: April 11, 2018 / Last Updated: April 11, 2018 / By: Arvid Bux

runDisney returns to Disneyland Paris in 2018. The Disneyland Paris Magic Run Weekend  September 20th to September 23rd.

Last Updated on: April 11, 2018

Disney Villains take over the Magic Run Weekend

The 2018 edition has for the first time a theme: Disney Villains. Every day, the Villains of the Disney, Star Wars and Marvel Universes will come out on the race course!

At nightfall on Friday, September 21st, the shadow of Thanos will hover over the Walt Disney Studios Park. On Saturday 22nd, the Evil Sidekicks of the biggest villains of the Disney world will surround the Disneyland Paris 10k. Than, Stitch and his alien friends will come to entertain the little runners during the runDisney Kids Races (distances of 100m, 200m or 1k).

For the last day of the weekend on Sunday 23rd, the greatest villains of the Disney world will accompany the runners of the Disneyland Paris-Val d’Europe Half Marathon.

runDisney Races 2018 Disneyland Paris

Runners can participate in the following races:

runDisney Kids Races

  • Magical races for apprentice runners
  • Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11:00am
  • Cost: 15 dollars

Disneyland Paris 5K

  • Nighttime for stars in the eyes
  • Friday Evening, September 21, 2018 at 8:00pm
  • Cost: 45 dollars

Disneyland Paris 10K

  • Run with friends or family throughout the Disney Parks
  • Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 7:00am
  • Cost: 69 dollars

Disneyland Paris-Val d’Europe Half Marathon

  • Most magical of the half-marathons
  • Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 7:00am
  • Cost: 91 dollars

runDisney Disneyland Paris Challenges 2018

Like the previous years, runDisney France has several challenges. New in 2018 will be the 36k Challenge. This challenge adds all distances (excepts for the Kids Races). Challenges for runDisney France:

31k Challenge

  • Half-Marathon + 10k
  • Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • Cost: 159 dollars

36k Challenge

  • Half-Marathon + 10k + 5k
  • Friday, September 21, Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • Cost: 200 dollars

Castle to Château Challenge

  • Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • Challenge Disneyland Paris Half Marathon + runDisney Half-Marathon or Marathon in USA
  • No additional cost

Magic Run Weekend Pasta Party

This year there is only one party. The Special Opening party is no longer offered, but this year the Pasta Party is making its return.

  • Location: Disney’s Hotel New York
  • Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • Time: 6pm or 9pm
  • Cost: 42 dollars (Adult & Child)

runDisney Health & Wellness Expo

This year the runDisney Health & Wellness Expo returns to Disney Village. Just next to the McDonalds the event arena can be found where the runDisney Health & Wellness Expo will take place. The openings are as followed:

runDisney Health & Wellness Expo Opening hours

Times are subject to change.

  • 3pm – 8pm on Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • 10am – 8pm on Friday, September 21, 2018 (extension until 10pm for packet pick-up only)
  • 9am – 7pm on Saturday, September 22, 2018

Book runDisney 2018 Disneyland Paris

At the moment runners can already book for the September 20th to September 23rd races. This can be done through the Disneyland Paris website or through partners like Get Travel.

Bib Only racers

Complete packages can already be booked. Bibs only can be booked from April 17 on wards.

Photos runDisney Disneyland Paris 2017

We have loads of photos for you to look at. You can find photos for all races here.

runDisney 2017 Guide

Looking for the 2017 guide to get an idea on what was offered and how the days were planned? We got you covered!

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