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Fairy Tale Finishes at the 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

Sarah Harris

by , Disney Sports Social Community Manager

More than 56,000 princesses and princes alike descended upon Walt Disney World Resort this past weekend for the 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Filled with royal memories and fairy-tale finishes, runners celebrated some of the classic Disney Princesses in a weekend of exciting events. Take a look at a few of our favorite highlights from throughout the weekend:

2019 Disney Princess 5K photo collage

Runners set off on an adventure with their familia during the Disney Princess 5K, which celebrated the beautiful la princesa, Elena of Avalor! Participants danced their way through an exciting 3.1 miles of fun.

2019 Disney Princess Enchanted 10K photo collage

It was a race worth finishing for during the Disney Princess Enchanted 10K featuring Mulan. Warriors courageously took on the 6.2-mile course swiftly during the weekend’s second event.

2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon photo collage

2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon finish line photos: Jackie Pirtle-Hall and Bethany Evans crossing the finish line

Full of grace and beauty, runners finished the dreamy weekend with a run through Walt Disney World Resort during the Disney Princess Half Marathon, celebrating Princess Aurora. Capturing her first runDisney event win, Jackie Pirtle-Hall met her fairy-tale ending in first place with a time of 1:18:30. Also celebrating a royal win, Bethany Evans captured the overall Female Wheelchair Division, posting a time of 1:25:13.

Disney Fairy Tale Challenge participant with medals

A big congratulations to those runners who dazzled and went the extra miles to complete the Disney Fairy Tale Challenge, finishing 19.3 miles over the magical weekend! Thank you to all who joined us this during the 2019 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend. Be sure to share out your event photos using #PrincessHalf!

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  • We look fabulous! Great work and congrats to everyone who participated!

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