Details announced for the 2022 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort

Nov 03, 2021 in "runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend"

Posted: Wednesday November 3, 2021 2:22pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The inaugural runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort will combine some past runDisney events for a nostalgic four day race weekend in 2022.

The 2022 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend will feature:

  • Expedition Everest 5K (April 1, 2022 - $100) – The race will once again feature a nighttime 5K combined with a scavenger hunt, but this time the hunt will be conducted during the 5K. $100

  • Race for the Taste 10K (April 2, 2022 - $135) – The event will mirror the 10K from the past, but now the race will celebrate the newest attraction at Walt Disney World Resort, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at EPCOT. $135

  • The Tower of Terror 10-Miler (April 3, 2022 - $190) – The race will still be a 10-miler, but will be run in the morning instead of at night. $190

Runners who sign up for the $445 Springtime Surprise Challenge, can test their endurance by participating in all three events – 19.3 total miles – and earn a special “challenge’’ medal.

Registration for the Springtime Surprise Weekend begins Dec. 9th at The runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend is the last in the 2021-2022 race season following the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend (Nov. 4-7), the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend (Jan. 5-9, 2022), and the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend (Feb. 24-27, 2022).

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DznyGrlSD2 hours ago

Be safe everyone! I'll be there Sunday morning but not the rest of the weekend. Currently in Houston

HauntedPirate7 hours ago

Just the wife. She’s helping a friend do the 5k on Friday.

LAKid5315 hours ago

It's been in the mid 80s during Princess Weekend. 2018 was brutal.

uncle jimmy16 hours ago

So, when Princess Wknd reg comes around in a couple months and the Princesses are great please remind me of these temps so I run Princess instead. But if they aren't lets ignore this 🤣

LAKid5316 hours ago

Gonna be a hot one.... ☹️

LAKid5316 hours ago

Just the wife or will you be accompanying her?

HauntedPirate3 days ago

*Closes eyes* T-shirt, spirit jersey, Mickey ears, a Loungefly bag… Whoa! What a guess!! 😂 My wife will be there next weekend to help a friend with the 5k. Long story but it was not something expected or planned well in advance.

surfsupdon9 days ago

Like they used to. When runDisney was young they had various after parties, various distances, and many more thematic weekends. I was there during the Disney Endurance Series transition into runDisney. Now that they are established, it’s so streamlined. And all discounts are GONE.

Rteetz9 days ago

Exactly. They mentioned when they started Springtime they could change up the distances year to year. We have yet to see that. I do like having a 10-miler but I do wish they would change things a bit more. Like including Animal Kingdom in a non-marathon course.

uncle jimmy11 days ago

Planning on running Springtime races in 2025, pending what Princess Weekend themes look like. I agree with the lack of Surprise or Surprise Weekend.

Surferboy56711 days ago

Definitely still fun

surfsupdon11 days ago

runDisney has become so streamlined and predictable in the last 5 or so years. The Springtime Surprise is only a surprise by theme and nothing more. Rinse/repeat is right. But they are still fun weekends for me.

Rteetz13 days ago

Not that I expected anything else but I wish they would mix it up one of these days.