For the first time at Tokyo Disney Resort a special program named “Disney Fun and Run” is being held at Tokyo DisneySea on May 5, 2016 to celebrate Children’s Day in Japan. This special event invites parents and elementary school children to enjoy a fun atmosphere while running through the 7 ports at Tokyo DisneySea in this 2KM run.
The course starts in the Mediterranean Harbor with the goal in the American Waterfront. Disney Friends also are making an appearing to give their support to the families!
Tickets are sold via lottery. Meaning you are required to enter a special lottery online and if you are selected you may buy tickets on e-Ticket (this is where you enter the lottery too). The website is only in Japanese.
- Date: May 5, 2016 (Thursday)
- Time: 06:20 to 08:40 (admission 06:20-06:40)
- Course Duration: About 40 minutes
- Lottery Application Period: February 15, 2016 – February 24, 2016
- Purchase: Tickets: e-Ticket
- Park: Tokyo DisneySea
- Runners 2 Pair Set (Parent and child): ¥30,000
- Support Person: ¥9000 per person
- The runner 2 pair set is a max of 2 persons, which consists of a parent or guardian (16 years and older) and elementary school child (¥30,000). They can bring up to 2 more people who are on the sidelines to “cheer” on the runners (¥9000 each).
- These prices include a park ticket for the day
- Runner: Original T-Shirt, Runners Bib, Participation Medal
- Assistance: Original T-Shirt
- Attractions, shops, attractions, and restaurants are not available during the event. This includes FastPasses, priority seating, shows, and guided tours.
- “Happy 15 Entry” is not available on this date for Hotel Guests
- There is no site for changing clothes
- The event will run rain or shine
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While this is not a full marathon compared to the parks in the US, this is a good start! Perhaps in the future we will see a full fledge marathon at the resort. Who is going to sign up?
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