Sophie and Madigan's Playground is excited to be an official charity group for the 2016 Star Wars™ Half Marathon - The Dark Side.

As a Running for Sophie and Madigan team member, not only will you be running for the memory of Sophie and Madigan, but you will be helping fundraise for a themed memorial playground that will provide a place for children and their families to PLAY, LEARN, and CREATE lifelong memories.

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Registration Details

To participate as a Running for Sophie and Madigan team member we ask that you meet a minimum fundraising level by agreeing to raise at least $150.

To register, please complete the registration form to provide your registration information, select a Fundraising Package, select a race type, and submit payment of your non-refundable race entry fee.

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Continue reading to learn more about the events and fundraising.

Events

  • Star Wars™ Half Marathon - The Dark Side ($199 registration fee)
  • Star Wars™ 10K ($110 registration fee)
  • Star Wars™ 5K ($75 registration fee)
  • Star Wars™ Dark Side Challenge ($330 registration fee)
  • The race entry fee is due at the time of registration and does not count towards your fundraising total.

Fundraising Commitment:

Agree to raise at least $150 (Ladybug fundraising package)

Fundraising team benefits:
  • A Running for Sophie and Madigan team shirt
  • Eligible for specially priced theme park tickets
  • Eligible for specially priced Walt Disney World® Resort Hotel rates (limited number available)
  • Chance to compete for top fundraiser and additional team prizes
  • A personal fundraising page to help you reach your fundraising goal
  • Network of teammates to offer support and motivation
  • Invitation to join our Facebook team page
  • All the benefits provided by runDisney

During registration, team members have the option to commit to a minimum fundraising level of $650 to receive the benefits listed above and a two-night hotel stay at a Walt Disney World® Value Resort (Butterfly fundraising package)


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Already Registered?

If you have already registered or do not require registration, you can still join the Running for Sophie and Madigan team and fundraise on behalf of Sophie and Madigan's Playground at the 2016 Star Wars™ Half Marathon - The Dark Side. You just need to complete the registration form to provide your registration information, select a Fundraising Package, and select "N/A" as the race type. Click here to register.


Additional Information

About Fundraising:

To participate as Running for Sophie and Madigan team member, we ask that you meet a minimum fundraising level by agreeing to raise at least $150. The minimum fundraised amount does not include the non-refundable race entry fee.

If you will need race weekend accommodations, you will be given the opportunity to receive a two night hotel stay at a Walt Disney World® Value Resort during race weekend (April 15-16, 2016). To be eligible, during registration you can choose the Butterfly fundraising package and commit to raise at least $650.

To assist you in your fundraising efforts, we provide you with the opportunity to create a Personal Fundraising Page to collect donations online and view your donation collection status. You may to use a combination of online and offline fundraising efforts, as long as all donations are received by Sophie and Madigan's Playground by April 11,2016 in order to count toward your fundraising minimum:

If the fundraising commitment is not met by April 11, 2016, we will ask you to secure your position on the team and secure your race registration with a credit card or check, acknowledging that you will donate the difference between what you have raised and your commitment.

You of course are welcome to exceed the minimum fundraising level, and doing so may make you eligible for additional fundraising incentives.

Additional Fundraising Incentives:

Team participants are eligible to earn an additional fundraising incentive when they exceed their minimum fundraising commitment by at least $1,000. Participants who meet this level will be eligible to receive reimbursement of their race entry fee.

Team participants will also be eligible to compete for top fundraiser and additional team prizes.

runDisney Benefits:

Team participants will receive all of the benefits provided by runDisney. Visit www.rundisney.com for more information.

Other:

Team participation is subject to any and all runDisney participation requirements. Visit the official runDisney site for more information: http://www.rundisney.com/star-wars-wdw-half-marathon/

Date and Time

The Star Wars™ Half Marathon - The Dark Side will take place April 14 - April 17, 2016. Events include:

runDisney Health & Fitness Expo
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Friday, April 15, 2016
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Location: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

runDisney Kids Races
Dashes: Friday, April 15, 2016 and Saturday, April 16, 2016
1-Mile Run: Friday, April 15, 2016 and Saturday, April 16, 2016
Location: New Balance Track & Field Complex®

Star Wars™ 5K
Friday, April 15, 2016
Start/Finish: Epcot®

Star Wars™ 10K
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Start: Epcot®

Finish: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex®

Star Wars™ Half Marathon
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Start: Epcot®

Finish: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex®


See the official runDisney site for more information:
http://www.rundisney.com


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If you have any questions please contact Jack at info@sophieandmadigansplayground.org


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Are there age requirements to participate?

Yes, each race has specific age requirements. Visit www.rundisney.com for the specific age requirements or email info@sophieandmadigansplayground.org for more information.

Are there pacing requirements for the events?

Yes, there are pacing requirements for participants. Visit www.rundisney.com for the specific pace requirements or email info@sophieandmadigansplayground.org for more information.

If I am unable to attend the race, can I defer my registration?

Deferrals are not allowed for charity group participants.




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