Run the 2025 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Team Hope Story

Click Here to Apply to Run with Team Hope Story!

Wednesday, January 8, 2025 – January 12, 2025

We’re excited to announce that Hope Story has been selected as a participating charity partner for the 2025 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend! As a participating charity partner, we can offer runners guaranteed spots in the various races during the 2025 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend while also allowing them to raise funds that will enable Hope Story to bring hope to families whose child has received a Down syndrome diagnosis.

With your commitment to participate in the 2025 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, you will be helping to support and share our mission to provide no-cost resources to families whose children have been diagnosed with Down syndrome, and medical professionals who deliver that diagnosis.

Be sure to click here and join our charity Facebook Group to stay connected to future running opportunities through Hope Story. In addition, click here to read our runDisney charity running FAQ’s.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to apply and secure your spot TODAY!

Race and Registration Details 

Walt Disney World 5K  
January 9, 2025 

Walt Disney World 10K 
January 10, 2025 

Walt Disney World Half Marathon
January 11, 2025 

Walt Disney World Marathon
January 12, 2025

Dopey Challenge
January 9-12, 2025

To be considered for to run a race during the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend through Team Hope Story, please complete the application form with your participant information, race type, and agreement to the fundraising commitment by clicking the button below.

Fundraising Commitment: 

To participate as a Team Hope Story member you must meet a minimum fundraising commitment, based on the race selected. 

  • 5K – $550 Fundraising Commitment
  • 10K – $625 Fundraising Commitment
  • Half Marathon – $725 Fundraising Commitment
  • Marathon – $800 Fundraising Commitment
  • Dopey Challenge – $2,500 Fundraising Commitment

Fundraising minimum must be reached by January 1, 2024. 

Benefits of Running with Team Hope Story

  • Guaranteed Race Entry to to the Disney Race selected. (Race registration paid for by Hope Story and is included in your fundraising!)
  • A personal fundraising page to help you achieve your fundraising goal.
  • Hope Story running swag.
  • An opportunity to raise funds that help Hope Story bring hope to families whose child has been diagnosed with Down syndrome.
  • Guidance and help regarding your fundraising.

Runner Requirements

  • All runners must commit to meet or exceed the minimum fundraising requirement mentioned above.

Ready to apply? Simply click here. Have questions? Send us an email.

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