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New runDisney Retro Merch Drops for 2024 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend

Sarah Harris

by , Disney Sports Social Community Manager

OH BOY, do you hear that? That’s the sound of athletes making their way through Sleeping Beauty Castle as it’s almost time for the runDisney return to Disneyland Resort for the 2024 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend presented by Honda. Taking place Jan. 11-14, 2024, runDisney participants will join Mickey Mouse and friends for magical miles at The Happiest Place on Earth during a memorable event weekend featuring yoga, three different race events, and one endurance challenge.

runDisney Merchandise & More

Commemorate the weekend in true runDisney fashion with official event merchandise coming to the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo. Today, we’re excited to share a first look at some of the exciting products that will be available.

2024 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend presented by Honda shirt

Highlighting the event weekend artwork, which celebrates classic, midcentury Disneyland nostalgia, expo attendees will find a variety of logo performance apparel and finisher products including shirts and jackets in multiple styles.

You can also browse through a variety of themed bag styles from Lug or the Loungefly Mini Backpack – perfect for carrying your race medals in – matching Ear Headband, CORKCICLE drinkware, a race weekend-themed Spirit Jersey and more. Magic Key Holders will want to be on the lookout for their own specialty event merchandise as well!

These commemorative items and more will be available at the Disneyland Hotel during the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo. All guests are invited to attend during the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 12, 2024: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
2024 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend presented by Honda shirts for Magic Keyholders

Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend Details

Looking to access the first day (Jan. 11, 2024) of the runDisney Merchandise Shop? Expo attendees can do so by joining the virtual queue on the Disneyland app from the comfort of their hotel room or home, up to approximately 90 miles away from Disneyland Resort. Keep in mind, the virtual queue will be the only way to access the shop on the first day of the expo and will be implemented as needed on the following expo days. For more information on the virtual queue process, please visit here.

Joining us for “The Happiest Race on Earth” during the 2024 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend presented by Honda. Share your race weekend experience with us on social using #DisneylandHalf! To learn more about other runDisney events, visit us here.

Comments

  • I am really disappointed in being able to get in the Virtual Queue! We were really early right on time and the backpacks were gone! Is there a reason you do not hold some back for us runners to purchase items when we get in ! I worked so hard at age 72 to be ready for the race and buy something to help me remember I did it! Now those who bought more of the backpacks to make money! They are now on eBay for triple the price! How fair is that ? Will rethink my Run Disney races! I have done several over the years and the race was very organized except for the opportunity to purchase something a fun memory!

  • I really wish that the Bundles listed under my merchandise in my RunDisney account told me WHAT IS IN EACH BUNDLE. I ordered the stuff like a year ago, and “Runner Bundle” isn’t very descriptive. It really wouldn’t be that hard to make your websites so much more user friendly.

  • I ordered the Magic Key Bundle but can’t remember what comes in it. Does anyone know?

  • So excited for race day! Can someone please elaborate what is considered the Anaheim resort area? For those of us that are local and not staying in a hotel, clarification would be helpful so we can be sure we’re in the right space to join the virtual queue. Thanks! 🙂

  • This article says that the Expo opens on Thursday at noon, but the official site says 10am. Can you clarify which is correct?

    Also, is it true that you can only join the virtual queue if you’re at the resort? It says you can join from home or your hotel, but there isn’t the same mileage consideration as at WDW. So if we wanted to join the virtual queue first thing, you’d have to be at the resort by 7am and then wait until 10am (or potentially even noon) to enter the store at the earliest?

    Thanks.

  • Is the preorder jacket option one of the ones pictured? If so, which one? Thanks!