Make your miles matter and run to benefit
Give Kids The World Village!

When you register to run in the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend, you are raising money to fund dream vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses from all over the world. Through your generous efforts as a Run GKTW team member, many precious children will experience the magic of Central Florida’s most beloved attractions and the happiness that inspires hope at Give Kids The World Village.

As a member of the Run GKTW Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend team, you commit to a fundraising minimum. Give Kids The World Village will provide the support and tools to help you achieve your fundraising goals.

 

Schedule

 

Walt Disney World® 10K

Friday, January 5, 2018

Registration Fee: $150 (non-refundable; counts towards fundraising minimum)

Join us for the Walt Disney World® 10K. This 6.2 mile course is the perfect distance for runners of all skill levels. Winding throughout Epcot® and the scenic World Showcase, it is the newest way to be part of the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend.

Fundraising Minimum: $1,000

Includes:

  • Guaranteed registration for the Walt Disney World® 10K*
  • All the benefits provided by runDisney
  • Access to discounted park tickets and hotels through Disney Destinations
  • Fundraising and training coach to guide you
  • Access to #runGKTW Facebook Support Group
  • Before and after race day snacks and team meetup at the #runGKTW finish line tent
  • Team #runGKTW running shirt
  • Give Kids The World fundraising medal*
  • Celebratory Saturday night dinner and tour at Give Kids The World Village
  • Optional Service Sunday at Give Kids The World. Experience why GKTW is one of the top volunteer destinations in the world!

*With completion of fundraising by January 3, 2018.

 

Walt Disney World® Half Marathon

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Registration Fee: $150 (non-refundable; counts towards fundraising minimum)

This amazing 13.1 mile course is a runner's delight, taking you through the magic, wonder, and sheer charm of Magic Kingdom® Park, then on to Epcot®, home of international World Showcase and Future World. The race concludes with a spectacular finish in the shadow of Spaceship Earth. Participants must be at least 14 years of age.

Fundraising Minimum: $1,000

Includes:

  • Guaranteed registration for the Walt Disney World® Half Marathon*
  • All the benefits provided by runDisney
  • Access to discounted park tickets and hotels through Disney Destinations
  • Fundraising and training coach to guide you
  • Access to #runGKTW Facebook Support Group
  • Before and after race day snacks and team meetup at the #runGKTW finish line tent
  • Team #runGKTW running shirt
  • Give Kids The World fundraising medal*
  • Celebratory Saturday night dinner and tour at Give Kids The World Village.
  • Optional Service Sunday at Give Kids The World. Experience why GKTW is one of the top volunteer destinations in the world!

*With completion of fundraising by January 3, 2018.

 

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Already registered with runDisney?

Registration Fee: $100 (non-refundable; counts towards fundraising minimum)

Already registered with runDisney, join Team Run GKTW!

Fundraising Minimum: $700

Includes:

  • #runGKTW running shirt
  • Fundraising coach to guide you
  • Access to #runGKTW Facebook page
  • Before and after race day snacks and team meetup at the Run GKTW finish line tent
  • Optional Service Sunday at Give Kids The World. Experience why GKTW is one of the top volunteer destinations in the world!
  • Upon completion of your fundraising goal, you are able to attend the Team Dinner and Give Kids The World Fundraising Medal

 

NEW! Spirit Squad

Registration Fee: $100 (non-refundable)

Family and Friends traveling with a registered runner can join our Spirit Squad.

Includes:

  • Team #runGKTW shirt
  • Before and after race day snacks and team meetup at the Run GKTW finish line tent
  • Celebratory Saturday night dinner and tour at Give Kids The World Village.
  • Optional Service Sunday at Give Kids The World. Experience why GKTW is one of the top volunteer destinations in the world!

 

Please note:

Due to the limited number of registrations allotted to GKTW, you are committing to a fundraising minimum. The minimum must be met by November 30, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. in order to receive race entry and other event incentives. If the goal is not met by the deadline, you will not be able to participate in the runDisney events. A non-refundable registration fee is due upon sign-up and is counted towards your fundraising minimum.

For complete race details and eligibility requirements, please visit the official Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend event page.


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Why Join?

For a child battling a life-threatening illness, the chance to smile, laugh and truly be a kid may sometimes seem like a distant dream. By raising funds for Give Kids The World Village, you can help make that dream possible and bring happiness and hope to children who need it most!

Whether you’re running a 10k or Half Marathon, you can make your miles matter by joining the Run GKTW team.

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