Are you a Disney World or Disneyland Annual Passholder? Want to runDisney this year? Here are the dates for the 2020-2021 runDisney early registration for Annual Passholders and DVC Members. Dates have been updated as of April 15, 2020.
UPDATE 7.6.2021: The only groups eligible for early race registration for runDisney are Club runDisney members and runners with perfect status (achieved after running same race weekend for 5 years in a row, starting with the inaugural race). Annual Passholders, DVC Members are not getting this benefit in 2021-2022. This information is remaining on the site for historical purposes only.
runDisney Early Registration for Club runDisney Members
Club runDisney members are getting access to races early this year!
If you signed up for this program in 2019, your membership guarentees access to one race per race weekend.
runDisney “Perfect” Runners
If you run the same race (half marathon or longer) for 5 years in a row STARTING WITH THE INAUGURAL RACE, you qualify for runDisney’s Perfect status.
And Perfect runners are getting early registration links this year!
Early reports from the runDisney emails suggested that perfect runners were NOT going to get early registration access.
But Wine and Dine perfects are registering as we type- so that was clearly inaccurate information.
ps- There is a chance to possibly become a Perfect runner with the new race, Springtime Surprise, starting. We will need to see how runDisney structures this race weekend and if they will offer a chance to become a Perfect runner.
runDisney Early Registration for Annual Passholders and DVC Members
Please note: The information below was accurate pre-2021 race season.
If you are a proud owner of one of these:
Or one of these:
then you know all the awesome perks a Disney Parks annual passholder receives.
Discounts on dining and merchandise help offset the hefty price tag of running 4 runDisney race weekends every year.
Annual Passholder Early Registration Dates for runDisney
Please note: This information is not accurate for the 2021-2022 race season.
One of the best perks is early registration for runDisney events.
As most of us know, these races sell out and can sometimes sell out fast. The races have slowed down over the years, but you can count on 5Ks and 10Ks- especially the Wine and Dine, Marathon Weekend and Princess Weekend races- to sell quickly.
If you are an Annual Passholder, you’ll want to mark these dates in your calendar.
More Early Registration Options For runDisney
If you are not an Annual Passholder (and hello, the prices for the Disney World Annual Passes just went up again, so, you may not be one anymore!) do not fear: there are early registration options available to non-passholders and non-DVC members.
How can you sign up through early registration for runDisney?
A travel agent- like me at No-Guilt Travel!- has bib availability for most races now.
If you’d like a quote for the 2020-2021 runDisney race season and wish to book your room and bib package before general registration opens (Annual Passholder or not!), fill out this form and I’ll be in touch!
You can also email me at [email protected]
Are you an Annual Passholder? What’s your favorite benefit of holding an AP?
Patty Holliday has been running Disney since 2011. She knows just about every tip, trick, and hack there is to cover the runDisney Magical Miles at Disney World and Disneyland. She knows every mile isn’t *always* magical- but with training, tips, and a little bit of pixie dust, they can be a lot of fun! You can also find her at noguilttravel.com and noguiltfangirl.com