runDisney Unveils Springtime Surprise Weekend Themes For 2023



runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend 2023

runDisney’s Springtime Surprise Weekend is coming back in 2023 for it’s second year and it’s bringing new themes for it’s 5K, 10K, 10 Miles, and 19.3 Miles races!

If you’re a fan of Pixar movies, then you won’t want to miss out on this race weekend. Club runDisney Gold & Platinum members will be able to register early on August 16th, 2022 at 10 a.m. eastern time on the runDisney.com website. General registration opens August 23rd, 2022 at 10 a.m. eastern time. Pixar fans also have the option to participate in the virtual race on August 26th, 2022 at 10:00 AM eastern time if you can’t make it to Walt Disney World for the in-person races.

This year’s Springtime Surprise Weekend will feature the following themes: Pixar Cars for the 5k (3.1 mile) event, Pixar Monsters for the 10k (6.2 mile) event, Toy Story for the 13.1 mile event, and all of them combined for the 10.5k (19.3 mile) event.

Disney Pixar Cars 5K

Disney Pixar Cars 5K

April 14, 2023
Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
Location: EPCOT, Florida
Registration Date Price
August 23, 2022 – February 20, 2023 $103.40
February 21, 2023 $114.06

On your marks… get set… KACHOW! Whether you’re taking to the track for a leisurely jog or speeding for a personal record, you’ll have a blast as you race through the 3.1-mile course celebrating Lightning McQueen, Mater and all their friends.

Disney Pixar Monsters 10K

Disney Pixar Monsters 10K

April 15, 2023
Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
Location: EPCOT, Florida
Registration Date Price
August 23, 2022 – February 20, 2023 $146.04
February 21, 2023 $156.70

Load up laugh canisters as you race through a 6.2-mile course crammed with comic relief courtesy of Mike, Sulley and all their friends from Monstropolis.

Disney Pixar Toy Story 10-Miler

Disney Pixar Toy Story 10-Miler

April 16, 2023
Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
Location: EPCOT, Florida
Registration Date Price
August 23, 2022 – February 20, 2023 $207.87
February 21, 2023 $218.53

Race to the finish line on a toy-rific adventure with Buzz, Woody, Bo Peep and more of your favorite Toy Story characters. This 10-mile run takes you through EPCOT… and to infinity and beyond!

Springtime Surprise Challenge

runDisney Springtime Surprise Challenge

April 14-16, 2023
Start Time: 5:00 AM Eastern Time
Location: EPCOT, Florida
Registration Date Price
August 23, 2022 – February 20, 2023 $479.70
February 21, 2023 $490.36

Keep on swimming—to the finish line of 3 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend events: Disney Pixar Cars 5K, Disney Pixar Monsters 10K and Disney Pixar Toy Story 10-Miler—for a total of 19.3 magical miles!

Participants must register for the runDisney Springtime Surprise Challenge, which includes all 3 races, in order to receive the runDisney Springtime Surprise Challenge medal, plus all 3 event medals.

runDisney’s Springtime Surprise Weekend events sold out pretty quickly last year, so be sure to set a reminder if you’re looking forward to running through Walt Disney World with your favorite Pixar characters next year.

So whether you’re a Pixar fan or just looking for a fun race weekend, be sure to register for Springtime Surprise Weekend 2023.

What are your thoughts on these themes? Will you be registering for Springtime Surprise Weekend 2023? Let us know in the comments below!

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Written by

Rachel Van Norman


Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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