2017 Star Wars™ Half Marathon - The Light Side

Be a Galactic super star and strike back against cancer by teaming up with AACR Runners for Research.  Raise awareness and funds for the more than 200 types of childhood and adult cancers by by running the Star Wars™ Half Marathon  - The Light Side at the Disneyland resort. We have registrations available for the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and Rebel Challenge.  May the force be with you as you race along an incredible course during this sci-fi packed weekend of fun and excitement.

In addition to the runDisney benefits for your specific race, all AACR Runners for Research receive:

  • Race registration
  • AACR Runners for Research goodie bag
  • AACR Runners for Research t-shirt
  • Prizes for the highest fundraisers
  • Personalized half-marathon results
  • Official race participant shirt
  • ChronoTrack B-tag timed race with live runner tracking signup for friends and family
  • Official digital event guide
  • runDisney iGiftBag

Entry Fee/Minimum Fundraising Requirements
(amounts are per participant; actual value of registration is not tax-deductible)

  • Star Wars Rebel Challenge (Half Marathon plus 10K over two days) - $800 ($320 entry fee)
  • Half Marathon - $600 ($175 entry fee)
  • 10K - $500 ($115 entry fee)
  • 5K - $300 ($75 entry fee)


Take Action

  1. To register for one of the races, click here. Act fast! Spots in each race fill up quickly.
  2. Begin online fundraising with our Friendraiser platform.

If you have any questions, please contact us at (844) 385-2064.


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