Time to trade your glass slippers for running shoes as Global Running Day is here once more! So, what is Global Running Day? It’s a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone of all ages and abilities to get moving. As the world celebrates today, here at runDisney, we are celebrating our own spectacular running community. From exciting races through Disney Parks to virtual events from wherever you are, runDisney is home to some of the most magical endurance events on Earth.
We invite you to move with magic today with a few ways to celebrate the occasion!
To kick things off, what better way to have a few magical miles today than by creating your own at-home “race!” Lace up your sneakers, pin on our custom printable race bib and hang our mile markers for a themed run of your own.
OH BOY! Want to earn a little BLING for your Global Running Day efforts? Join us for the 2023 runDisney Virtual Series Celebrating Disney 100 Featuring Mickey Through the Years and add a little dazzle to your miles. Global Running Day is a great opportunity to complete your runDisney Virtual 5K! Limited spots are available in The Disney 100 Challenge, which includes three 5K runs and earns you four medals total!
Learn more about the runDisney Virtual Series here.
Happen to be on vacation at Walt Disney World Resort? Make it a “run”cation and head out on one of 16 miles worth of running/walking trails available at the resort hotels. Keep a lookout for official running trail signs along the path or stop by the front desk for more information and maps.
Learn more about the Walt Disney World Resort running trails here.
Love listening to some sort of audio while you’re out on a run? For some runners, weekly miles are important time alone with their thoughts. For others, a good distraction is what helps them through a run. From podcasts to playlists to audiobooks, we’re sharing a round-up of Disney content to listen to during your at-home miles, perfect for your Global Running Day run!
Check out our list here.
Want to add a touch of character to your miles? Gear up in true Disney style with an all-new athletic collection from Outdoor Voices, now available on shopDisney. Featuring styles such as leggings, shorts and sports bras with Mickey & friends, the collection is the perfect addition for your Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend training runs.
Shop the collection here.
From all of us at runDisney, we want to thank you for being a part of our magical running community. Share how you’re getting out to run on Global Running Day with us in social using #runDisney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.