Disneyland Paris Half-Marathon Weekend Announcement!

This past summer, I visited Disneyland Paris for one day during my Adventures by Disney trip.  If you would like to read more about that trip here is the link to my trip report: https://marywdw.wordpress.com/category/abd-france-trip/ 

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But, during this past weekend’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend, Disney announced that there will be a half marathon weekend in Disneyland Paris in 2016!  September 23rd-25th are the exact dates and if you go to this link you can sign up to receive more information once it comes out: http://run.disneylandparis.com

I am extremely excited by this announcement.  At first, I was happy to see the announcement, but figured it would probably be unlikely I would get back to Paris.  BUT, then I looked closer at the dates!  2016…I am planning on studying abroad in England in Fall 2016!!  Which means it would be a lot easier and cheaper for me to go to Paris from England compared to going to Paris from the United States.  So running the Disneyland Paris Half is a possibility now!  I can’t wait for new information to be released on the event.  Anyone else excited or thinking about maybe making the trip to run the Inaugural race?

 

 

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2 responses to “Disneyland Paris Half-Marathon Weekend Announcement!

  1. While I’m excited by the announcement, I wish that this race weren’t at the end of September. Being a teacher, its difficult to consider an international trip less than 3 weeks into the school year. But I’m excited for those whose schedules this will work for!

    • Yes, the timing is definitely not ideal for schools. I definitely would not be able to run the race at all if I was not planning on being abroad that semester. I missed a day and a half of school for Tower of Terror last year and I had a lot of work to make up! I wonder why they chose September for the race.

      I love reading your blog by the way! I am hoping to run the Army 10 Miler next fall if everything works out.

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