It was as if a million voices cried out in pain at once when runDisney cancelled Disneyland race weekends. Including the Star Wars Light Side weekend. What would happen to the folks looking for that coveted Kessel Run Challenge medal? runDisney heard you and came up with a solution. Here’s how you can earn your Kessel Run Challenge Medal in 2018 – Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon announced!
Well, Star Wars fans- you can still earn that Kessel Run medal in 2018!
The first half must be completed virtually, but hey, it’s better than nothing.
Just announced on the runDisney website is the new Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon for 2018.
Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon Announced
Registration Dates: January 3 – February 28, 2018
Completion Timeframe: January 3 – March 31, 2018
Rule the galaxy from your own backyard!
The Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon lets you run at your own pace, on your own course! This virtual race is the perfect way to get experience running the half marathon distance or train for an upcoming runDisney race from home—on a treadmill, in your neighborhood or any course you choose!
Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon Highlights:
- 13.1 mile run on course of runner’s choosing
- Share your experiences at #StarWarsVirtualHalf
Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon Participants Receive:
- Commemorative Star Wars Finisher Medal*
- Downloadable Race Bib
- Downloadable Finisher Certificate
Earn Your Kessel Run Challenge Medal in 2018
If you are signed up for the Dark Side runDisney event in April, you can still claim your Kessel Run Challenge medal!
Run the Virtual Star Wars half marathon with runDisney and you’ll be eligible upon completing of the Dark Side half.
from the rundisney.com website:
In order to participate in the runDisney Kessel Run Challenge, runners must be registered for the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon or Star Wars First Order Challenge PLUS the runDisney Kessel Run Challenge.
The Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon and Star Wars First Order Challenge are subject to eligibility requirements and capacity limits. runDisney Kessel Run Challenge participants must complete the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon within the pacing requirements in order to receive their Kessel Run Challenge medal.
runDisney Kessel Run Challenge Important Details:
- Kessel Run Challenge participants will receive their Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon medal and Star Wars-themed keepsake at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo during the Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side race weekend.
- Upon completion of the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon within the pacing requirements, participants will be awarded the coveted Kessel Run Challenge medal in addition to their Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon medal.
If you still need to register for the runDisney Star Wars Dark Side races, let me know! As a runDisney travel provider, I’m happy to assist in securing your bib so you can runDisney. email@example.com