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We are very excited to be returning to Disneyland® Paris in 2017 for the second edition of the Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe Half-Marathon. This event was extremely popular in 2016 and we can not wait to experience the magic of this incredible run with you again during 2017.
Our top 10 reasons to run the Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe Half-Marathon
We thought we would take a closer look at the Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe Half-Marathon and have chosen our top ten reasons as we think you would love it just as much as us!
1. You can run a great race!
There are 3 runs to choose from this year, a 5k, 10k and half marathon – so no matter what your running ability, you have the chance to get involved in the fun! As with other running events you get the opportunity to run on a closed course except that here…it’s at Disneyland® Paris!
2. Collectible Medals!
The runDisney medals are some of the most sought after medals in the running world, no really, one set of medals from 2014 is, at the time of writing, sitting on Ebay priced at $399! There are 4 medals up for grabs during the 2017 Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe Half-Marathon. You will receive one for the 5k,10k & half marathon event, PLUS if you do decide to run both the 10k and half marathon you will get your hands on a very special challenge medal too!
3. The magic
Come on, you were a child once! It’s impossible to do anything but feel in awe when you walk through the gates of Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe. Straight away your favourite Disney films come to life before your eyes!
4. The costumes
No matter which event you take part in, fancy dress is heavily encouraged and you are guaranteed to see lots of people dressed up as their favourite Disney heroes and a host of characters cheering you on from the sidelines. The combination of thousands of runners dressed in incredible costumes makes for one of the most incredible sights imaginable.
5. The things to see and do
Not only do our travel packages secure you a spot in the runDisney events, they also come with tickets to access to all 4,800 acres of the Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe theme park for you to enjoy too! Come and see why 12 million annual visitors make this one of the most visited places in Europe! You can spend your days trying out all the attractions and rides, taste the wonderful foods on offer, meet and greet your favourite Disney characters, watch a parade, join in the fun and entertainment or spend the day enjoying some retail therapy at its best!
6. The atmosphere
Buzzing, costumed crowds, impressive buildings, jovial music and much more surrounds you throughout the day. Running the race around the Disney® Parks There is no denying the Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe Half Marathon offers one of the most unique and of course, magical atmospheres for a running event.
7. Visit Paris
We can not forget that this incredible event is also located in the wonderful city of Paris. Famous for its iconic landmarks and numerous attractions, Paris is a hot spot for tourists all year round and it is easy to see why.
8. Perfect for all
The Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe Half Marathon event really is perfect for all ages. Whether you want to unleash your inner child, or want to take your family to experience this wonderful event too there will certainly been plenty on offer for everyone!
9. Been there got the t-shirt
Not only do you get the highly collectable medals, you will also take home the very special runDisney finishers t-shirt. Each event has its very own and unique t-shirt for you to collect and take home.
10. Being able to say ‘I did it’
Whether or not it’s at Disneyland® Paris, this is a still a half marathon event and one of the greatest things about finishing any running event is that you can say ‘I did it’.
Secure your Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe Half Marathon entry with Sports Tours International now. We have guaranteed entries for the 5k, 10k and half marathon with your name on it! Read more about our travel packages here >>
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