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Get a Head Start on Star Wars Rival Run Weekend

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the Star Wars Rival Run Weekend presented by Otterbox returns to Walt Disney World® Resort. The 2020 Rival Run encourages runners of all ages to join forces and join in on this annual activity by offering the littlest and longest-running fans in your group a chance to walk, jog, and sprint with their favorite Star Wars characters. This weekend-long event invades Central Florida April 16 ­– 19. Here are all the details you’ll need to get ahead.

Pick Your Battles

Each race in the event features a unique theme with exclusive race medals, so you can choose the event that fits your style and your skill level. Rival Run races and themes include:

  • 5K­– Darth Maul and Ahsoka Tano
  • 10K – Princess Leia and Stormtroopers
  • Half Marathon – Darth Vader and Yoda
  • Challenge – TIE fighter and X-wing
  • Kids Races – R2-D2 and Jawas

Furthermore, the 2020 Star Wars Rival Run 5K will proudly showcase Ahsoka Tano as the first animated character in the series to make it on a runDisney medal.

Start Your Training

Learn the ways of the force and advance your training with activity programs designed specifically for the Rival Run Weekend. Created by Jeff Galloway, former Olympian and runDisney trainer, each free online training program features scheduled workouts, planned warm ups, and guided tips to help beginners and experienced runners get ready for their upcoming races.

Build Your Empire

No matter which side of the Force you run for, you’ll need an army of supporters on the sidelines. Encourage your loved ones to spectate and show their support by signing up as members of the Rival Run ChEAR Squad. Each ChEAR Squad member gets access to exclusive perks while encouraging their friends and family, such as:

  • A runDisney Fleece Blanket
  • A ChEAR Squad Cowbell
  • A ChEAR Squad Fan
  • Reserved ChEAR Zone seating

Whether you’re the last Jedi or the first in the Force to cross the finish line, you can enjoy all the comforts of home with luxurious amenities you won’t find anywhere else in the galaxy by booking your Rival Run Weekend at Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista. To reserve your room for the race, call us today at 407-996-7236 or click “Check Room Availability” at the top of the page.

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Toll Free: 1-800-999-7300

Local: 407-996-7300

8442 Palm Parkway,
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836

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