runDisney unveils new 2024 Springtime Surprise Weekend merchandise

Apr 12, 2024 in "runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend"

Posted: Friday April 12, 2024 2:10pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Walt Disney World Resort is set to host the final event of the 2023-2024 runDisney season, the 2024 runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend, featuring an array of themed races and exclusive merchandise.


This year's event, from April 18 to April 20, promises participants a variety of adventurous themes including pirate escapades, wilderness expeditions, and savannah treks.

runDisney will offer a series of themed merchandise, which includes performance apparel, "I Did It!" finisher shirts, and themed jackets.

Additional merchandise offerings include a special ear headband, a Spirit Jersey, and CORKCICLE drinkware designed for the event. Participants can also purchase themed bags from brands like Lug and Loungefly.

These commemorative items and more will be available during the runDisney Health & Fitness Expo at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. All guests are invited to attend during the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 18, 2024: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday, April 19, 2024: 12 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 20, 2024: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Looking to access the first day (April 18, 2024) of the runDisney Merchandise Shop? Expo attendees can do so by joining the virtual queue on the My Disney Experience App from the comfort of their Walt Disney World Resort Hotel or home. The virtual queue will be the only way to access the shop on the first day of the expo and will be implemented as needed on the following expo days.

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RteetzApr 24, 2024

I went. I enjoyed the party. Was it worth the $85? Probably not but it was basically H2O Glow Nights for runDisney. So very little waits for anything. Low crowds, popcorn, ice cream and soda included. Character meets and a dance party. My group had a blast tho.

Figment82Apr 23, 2024

Congrats to everyone who participated in STS Weekend! Ran the 5K with my 5YO. It was her second 5K (first was the Cast 5K at DAK last December), but her first rD event. And first fully completed on her own (she rode on my husband’s shoulders for a bit last time). She was losing steam in the last half mile, but a couple kind ladies gave her bracelets and that perked her up. Made it back home with time to spare before school started. No PRs in the 10K and 10Mi, but I was close to my previous times. Still wish the 10Mi course was run backwards - that stretch on World Dr is such a mental hurdle. Now it’s that long wait until W&D - looking forward to year 15!

surfsupdonApr 23, 2024

Did anyone pay to go to the Splash??! How was it? Even if I ran, based on principle, I would not have gone. A park ticket is much cheaper, and all other after parties were included in registration. AK for Everest MGM for Tower 13K Epcot for Wine & Dine MVMCP for Wine & Dine (1 year) …and don’t forget many race registrations used to include a 1-Day Park Hopper for the weekend. In addition to a discounted ticket store.

Surferboy567Apr 22, 2024

The virtual Neverland 5K is in the books! Two more to go.

uncle jimmyApr 22, 2024

Hope everyone running this race weekend (in person and virtual) had fun and good runs!

Surferboy567Apr 22, 2024

Tomorrow, running through Wednesday I plan on starting my virtual Springtime Surprise challenge! All three races in succession days. I plan on taking it easy but still running at a decent pace as I really haven’t ran as much as I have wanted to in the past few weeks.

DznyGrlSDApr 17, 2024

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

HauntedPirateApr 17, 2024

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

LAKid53Apr 17, 2024

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

uncle jimmyApr 17, 2024

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 🤣

LAKid53Apr 17, 2024

Gonna be a hot one.... ☹️

LAKid53Apr 17, 2024

Just the wife or will you be accompanying her?

HauntedPirateApr 14, 2024

*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.