From friends to sisters to mother-daughter pairs, this race has brought women of all ages together to achieve their runDisney dreams. Twenty-six countries were represented last weekend during Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort. Out of the almost 37,000 participants, 89 percent of them were female.
These running Princesses embody the spirit of Disney’s new “Dream Big, Princess” campaign, which strives to inspire girls and kids around the world to realize their full potential and dream big. runDisney participants were able to watch this video for motivation minutes before the start of the Disney Princess Half Marathon!
Our friends at Disney Style agree it’s the unity of women and overall girl power spirit of the Disney Princesses, which makes this race weekend so special.
Check out our gallery of women who accomplished their dreams throughout the weekend! Katina Arnold at ESPN is featured in the gallery with her daughter Alexandra. Together they ran the Disney Princess Enchanted 10K after making a commitment to train and get fit together.
Disney Princesses inspired our athletes to dream big throughout the weekend. Which Princess inspired you to runDisney? Check out Disney Princess on Instagram and share your experiences using the hashtag #DreamBigPrincess.
Royal Minnie and Mickey Celebrated at the Disney Princess Half Marathon.
Make sure to join the royal fun by following @runDisney on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the hashtag #PrincessHalf. Want to learn more about our exciting races? Visit runDisney.com for details on our upcoming races.
When is registration for the princess race in 2017?
Registration for 2017 Disney Half Marathon Weekend is July 12, 2016! We hope you can join us!