Culture & Lifestyle
Published February 1, 2019

4th Annual runDisney Virtual Series Celebrates 80 Years of Marvel

Captain Marvel, Iron Man, and Black Panther will be used as themes for the first time ever in the runDisney Virtual Series!

Marvel's 80th Anniversary

The 4th annual runDisney Virtual Series will be kicking off this summer and we can reveal that this year will be celebrating 80 Years of Marvel!

The event goes from June 1st-August 31st, with registration opening on May 7th at 10:00am ET on You can choose from three different Marvel-themed 5Ks that you complete at home or you can sign up to participate in all three to earn the bonus Challenge medal!

runDisney Virtual Series bibs

Participants can choose to run, jog or walk, whether it be on a treadmill, around the neighborhood, or at another nearby location. You can take part in the runDisney Virtual Series on your own, or joined by friends or family – or even your dog!

The runDisney Virtual Series is a great way for someone to get started running and to get a taste of a runDisney event. It’s also a fun way for experienced runners to train for their upcoming runDisney races at Disney Parks.

The themes for the 2019 runDisney Virtual Series include:

  • Virtual June 5K – Captain Marvel
  • Virtual July 5K – Iron Man
  • Virtual August 5K – Black Panther
  • Challenge – Marvel 80th Anniversary
runDisney Virtual Series bibs

2019 will mark the first time Captain Marvel, Iron Man, and Black Panther have been used as themes for the runDisney Virtual Series!

In addition to a medal, participants in the 2019 runDisney Virtual Series receive a digital race bib and a finisher certificate. There will also be a commemorative item for Challenge participants, which will be revealed at a later date.