2025 Walt Disney World 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Walt Disney World 5km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The 5km race kicks off a weekend of running events at Walt Disney World, starting at Epcot and taking runners on a magical journey around the park’s iconic landmarks. The course is flat and fast, designed to be accessible for families, casual runners, and those new to running, making it a celebratory event for everyone. Disney characters line the route, cheering on participants and providing unique photo opportunities that enhance the fun-filled race experience. The event culminates in a festive finish within Epcot, where runners can celebrate with family and friends amidst the excitement and enchantment of Walt Disney World.

Date: 

Thu
Jan 9
2025

Location: 

Orlando, United States

Distance

5.0km / 3.1mi

Elevation profile: 

Flat

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

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Number of participants: 

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How to train for Walt Disney World 5km: Walt Disney World 5km training plans for every runner

To train for Walt Disney World 5km, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

Runna offers running training plans for every runner and goal out there.

With Runna, your running coaching app, you get a personalized 5km training plan that:

  • Structures your week and sets out all sessions for you
  • Automatically adjusts your mileage and types of runs to help you perform at your best
  • Incorporates deloads and strength training
  • Helps you manage your recovery and nutrition

Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

Check out our personalized 5km training plans to find the one that best suits your goals.

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