You Can Register NOW for the 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

Now through Sunday, April 30, 2017, you can guarantee your race registration and book your resort stay for the 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side through Pirate and Mermaid Vacations. This special pre-sale lets you stay at the Walt Disney World owned resort of your choice and secure bibs for every member of your travel party before general registration opens. At the time of booking a $200 package deposit, optional insurance and the cost of the bibs will be due.

Race Cost
Dark Side Challenge (Half and 10k) $320
Star Wars Half Marathon (ages 14+) $185
Star Wars 10K (ages 10+) $120
Star Wars 5K (ages 5+) $80
Kids Mile and Dashes $20-30
Travel Insurance (Optional but covers bibs) $77.50 per adult

By taking advantage of this special offer, you have a guaranteed spot for the 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side weekend being held April 19-22, 2018 in your races of choice. By guaranteeing your spot now, you won’t have to worry about whether you’re off work on registration day, or events selling out before you are able to register. Again, you are GUARANTEED your spot by taking advantage of this special offer, after booking your package with Pirate and Mermaid Vacations you will receive an email from and runDisney prior to the May 23, 2017 general registration opening with a custom link to complete your race registration. This link will also let you purchase any special marathon pre-sale merchandise and add on Coast-to-Coast challenges.
Also by taking advantage of this special offer, you’ll have the option to purchase travel insurance – which includes coverage of your race registration! Which is amazing because runDisney doesn’t offer refunds and no longer offers deferrals, but with this insurance, your bib and vacation are covered if you have to cancel for any insured reason. And unlike other travel providers that may have similar offerings going on right now, Pirate and Mermaid Vacations has NO MINIMUM night stay requirement (outside of the one night stay runDisney is requiring) and NO PARK TICKET requirement. This means you can book the package that works best for your party at the resort of your choice. And, if an applicable sale comes out between now and Half Marathon weekend, your Adventure Coordinator will get it applied to your stay!
To request a quote please visit our website. Please know due to the special nature of this pre-sale we must call in each quote so to stream line this process we ask that you please make sure you note in the “notes” section of the quote request the number of each bib needed and any other important details you feel we need to properly price out your stay. This also includes “room breakdown” of adults and child per room if you have a large party.
Please know that if you do not select a preferred resort in the quote form we will request pricing from our agency’s top three booked resorts Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside and Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.