In an unexpected surprise, runDisney announced a new race today: the 2018 Star Wars Virtual Half Marathon! This is a clear draw for those trying to fill the void for the Disneyland Star Wars – The Light Side race weekend. An even more exciting draw is the opportunity to still claim your Kessel Challenge medal by participating in both this race and the WDW Star Wars – Dark Side Half Marathon!
Check out a sneak peek of the medals!
Virtual Half Marathon medal featuring a rebel pilot
First look at the 2018 Dark Side Half Medal with stormtrooper
Participate in both races to earn your Kessel Run Challenge medal!
Registration for Virtual Half : January 3 – February 28, 2018
Complete your race between January 3 and March 31 to be eligible
Price: $59 for virtual race; $69 to be eligible for Kessel Run
Registration for the Dark Side Half: open now!
Race Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018, Walt Disney World
Price: $399 for First Order Challenge plus Kessel Run (10K, Half, Virtual)
$254 for Half Marathon plus Kessel Run (Half, Virtual)
For more information, visit: https://www.rundisney.com/star-wars-virtual-half-marathon/
What a cool concept! What do you think? Will this entice you to join the Dark Side? Or fight for the Rebel Alliance?