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Medals Revealed for 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side

runDisney has released the slate of medals that runners can earn when the 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side zooms into Walt Disney World in April. Many of the medals take their cue from some of the villains from the recent blockbuster film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.


For this year’s participants in the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon, the medal includes the shiny face of Captain Phasma.

Racers who complete the Star Wars Dark Side 5K will be awarded a medal featuring the Executioner Stormtrooper, while Star Wars Dark Side 10K runners will receive a medal themed to the Praetorian Guard.


If you complete the First Order Challenge by running both the 10K and Half Marathon, a Kylo Ren medal is your reward.


Young racers who participate in the runDisney Kids Races will earn a medal starring BB-9E.


Runners who complete the new Star Wars Virtual Marathon at home will receive a medal themed to Poe Dameron, and complete the Virtual Marathon AND the Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon to earn the runDisney Kessel Run Challenge medal shaped like the Millennium Falcon.


The 2018 Star Wars Half Marathon – The Dark Side will be held April 19-22, 2018 in Walt Disney World.

Source: Disney Parks Blog

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Tom is the host and producer of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast, plus Disneyland Editor of The DIS. He enjoys traveling with his wife and teenage son. At this point, their favorite destination is Alaska, with a FIFTH cruise there planned for the Summer of 2019. In his spare time he volunteers with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and help found his son's former Cub Scout Pack. His favorite Disneyland attraction is Space Mountain.


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