_ The 2021 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend - Scott Carter Foundation Charity Team:
Join the Scott Carter Foundation at the Happiest Place on Earth to make a difference in Children’s Cancer Research!
2021 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend
Presented by Cigna
January 6-10, 2021
Scott Carter was a 13-year old boy who died in December 1993 after a courageous three-year battle with bone cancer. The Scott Carter Foundation was formed to help make Scott’s dream of finding a cure a reality. Because SCF is operated by volunteers, almost all money raised will go toward finding a cure. Scott believed that if enough time, energy and money were devoted to children’s cancer research, a cure could be found. Please join us as we run through Walt Disney World, as Scott did as a child, and make a difference for children’s cancer research! www.scottcarterfoundation.org
Walt Disney World 5K (1/7/2021)
Entry Fee $89 (Non-refundable); Fundraising Minimum $300
Walt Disney World 10K (1/8/2021)
Entry Fee $129 (Non-refundable); Fundraising Minimum $300
Walt Disney World Half Marathon (1/9/2021)
Entry Fee $188 (Non-refundable); Fundraising Minimum $300
Dopey Challenge (1/7-10/2021)
Entry Fee $590 (Non-refundable); Fundraising Minimum $300
How it Works
Additional Fundraising Options
SCF will offer all runners additional fundraising incentives between now and race weekend
All runners are only required to pay their entry fee and complete fundraising requirements to participate! We must follow all runDisney policies so there are no refunds under any circumstances. Runners are not required to pay for resort rooms or park tickets. However, as Disney extends discounts to SCF, we will share these discounts with our runners for their full benefit and enjoyment!
SCF is unable to give refunds. All entry fees are forwarded directly to runDisney. All fundraising minimums are required to be paid in full regardless of whether or not you complete the event. In the event you know you will not be able participate ahead of time, if runDisney is still allowing registrations, we will waive the fundraising requirement if you are able to find a replacement to fulfill all requirements. ALL FUNDRAISING DUE DECEMBER 1, 2020, IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE EVENT.
Participants must attend Race Bib Pick-Up at the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo to receive their race bib and participant shirt. Finisher medals will be distributed to finishers at the conclusion of their race. No items will be mailed to registrants that did not participate.
Dates, times, locations, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time before the website can be updated. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Disney reserves the right to refuse the entry into, and/or revoke any registration for, any race for any reason in its sole discretion with refund of any applicable registration fees being the sole remedy of any such refusal and/or revocation.
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Ann Weber - (918) 991-2600 – [email protected]
Event details and schedule
Get to know our runDisney guidelines—from registration and waivers to costumes, weather and more.
Guests are encouraged to participate so long as each participant is eligible for the particular racing event, as follows:
Please familiarize yourself with the following runDisney registration policies:
Dates, times and prices subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time.
Except for runDisney Kids Races, all participants must be able to maintain a 16-minute-per-mile pace. A training pace of 15-minute-per-mile pace is recommended.
Pace cyclists will be on the course waving light wands or flags to indicate when runners are behind pace at each mile marker in accordance with the official pace time. If you reach a mile marker with a waving light wand or flag, you are behind the required 16-minute-per-mile pace and can be picked up at any time and taken to the tent in the Family Reunion Area.
If you believe you will finish the Half Marathon in 2 hours and 45 minutes (2:45) or less or the Marathon in 5 hours and 30 minutes (5:30) or less, proof of time is required for start corral placement. If you believe you will finish the half marathon in over 2:45 or the Marathon in over 5:30, proof of time is not required. Corral placement is based on your anticipated finish time and corral capacities. Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge and Dopey Challenge participants should adhere to Full Marathon proof of time requirements. Proof of time is not required for the 5K and 10K races. Please reference the Pacing Requirements in the Events Section for finish times and associated pacing per mile for the Half Marathon or Marathon.
We do not accept relays, self-timed, training, trail runs or virtual runs as proof of time. Proof of time must be provided by the participant for each individual race from an officially timed 10K, 12K, 15K, 10-Mile, Half Marathon or Marathon race reflecting results within the last 2 years.
Past runDisney races may be used as proof of time, however you will need to submit them with your race registration. Runners will be placed in the last corral if the required proof of time is not submitted. If you submit a proof of time from a race distance other than a Half Marathon or Marathon, an industry standard calculation will be applied to equate your finish time.
A valid proof of time provided at the time of registration must include the following: Name of Race, Distance, City, State, Date, Finish time, Link to Results.
If proof of time is not provided by the Proof of Time deadline (see Event Section Proof of Time Guidelines), or if the data provided is incomplete or cannot be verified, you will be placed in the last start corral. No corral changes will be made after such date.
For any questions regarding proof of time, please email [email protected]
Event waivers will be available online approximately 2 weeks before the race. Please keep in mind the following:
Participants must pick up their own race bib during regularly scheduled hours during the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo. Individuals will not be able to pick up race bibs on behalf of others. Please remember to fill out the Emergency Medical Information on the back of the bib number. The letter on your bib will determine your assigned corral.
Parents or legal guardians must download and complete the personalized race waiver for their children and pick up their race bib.
All participants must have a valid ID in order to pick up your race bib (driver's license, passport, Military ID, Government issued ID). If you do not have a valid photo ID, we cannot issue you your race bib. No exceptions will be made.
It is the responsibility of the runner to wear the bib during the race. Please wear the race bib centered on the front of your outermost garment. In order to receive an accurate time, please confirm that your bib is:
If a runner is seen without their bib number while running on the course, they will be removed from the course for security and safety reasons.
Any participant who conducts themselves in an unsportsmanlike manner or who is offensive in action or language to event officials, other participants, volunteers or spectators may be disqualified. Individuals disqualified from a race will be removed from the race results and may be barred from future runDisney events.
runDisney and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse the entry into, and/or revoke any registration for, any race for any reason in its sole discretion with refund of any applicable registration fees being the sole remedy of any such refusal and/or revocation.
Our utmost concern at Disney is to ensure the safety and comfort of our Guests. With this in mind, we've outlined a few safety guidelines as follows:
Guidelines for Flags at runDisney Races
For the safety of all of the spectators and runners, certain items will be prohibited from the start/finish staging areas and the race courses, including:
Please review the Walt Disney World Resort Park Rules for further details.
All participants and their Guests may dress as their favorite character, and while costumed attire may be worn during runDisney events, we require strict adherence to Disney policies.
Please familiarize yourself with our guidelines below. You can also watch our Costume Guidelines video.
Also, we recommend not bringing non-essential bags with you on race day. (See gEAR Bag Check). All items will be inspected. Anything considered in violation of safety requirements will cause you to be denied entry.
The Walt Disney Company Costume Guidelines:
For runDisney participants ages 13 and under:
For runDisney participants ages 14 and older:
Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused entry into and/or removed from a race or any race-related event/activity unless their costume can be modified to meet the above standards.
Disney reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that we consider inappropriate or attire that could detract from the experience of other Guests.
The race will be held rain or shine. If there is lightning in the area, the race will either have a delayed start or—depending on the intensity of the weather—it may be cancelled. The determination will be made by the Event Management staff.
runDisney reserves the right to change the details of the event, including altering the course route, delaying, canceling, or suspending the race due to inclement weather or other potential safety risks. Participants must retire at once from the race if ordered to do so by runDisney officials, medical staff or any governmental authority.
As a reminder, registration fees are non-refundable.
gEAR Bag Check is available for runDisney race weekends. A clear plastic bag will be issued to you at Race Bib Pick-Up to be used for gEAR Bag Check service. No other bag will be accepted. Valuable items should not be checked. runDisney is not responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen items.
Participant medals for each race distance will be distributed to runners at the completion of their race. Finisher medals for all Challenges will be distributed to those runners who finish the applicable races and meet the challenge requirements. Those runners who do not finish each component will not be eligible to receive a Challenge finisher medal. None of these items will be mailed to registrants.
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