2023 Springtime Surprise Race Outfit Ideas: Officially Licensed Disney Tops and Leggings

While runDisney fans are gearing up for the Princess Half Marathon runs this coming weekend (see ya'll at water stop #6 for the half!), it's definitely not too soon to start thinking about wardrobe plans for the following runDisney race weekend! Springtime Surprise is coming up in mid-April!

In their Zazzle shop, Disney offers a huge selection of officially licensed apparel and other gear. This is a great place to find officially licensed items themed to the race weekend events.

Apparel from Zazzle is easily customizable, so you can make a unique piece by adding your own text or images. I previously shared how to use Zazzle's tools to customize race t-shirts here:

Design Your Own Officially Licensed Disney Race Shirt

Zazzle also offers athletic-style leggings and all-over-print tank tops in costume style, making for easy and officially licensed costume choices for races. 

The leggings are all made of a comfortable and slightly compressing polyester-spandex blend. Note that these do not have pockets of any kind, so you'll have to carry any necessary nutrition and/or gear in a waist pack, armband, or other method.

The all-over print tank tops are made of a poly-spandex blend, while the flowy tank styles are made of a poly/cotton or poly/viscose blend, and the Sport-Tek shirts are 100% moisture-wicking polyester.

I'm highlighting these for the upcoming Springtime Surprise Race Weekend coming up April 13-16, 2023, but these would be great for other races where running in costume is part of the fun.

Note that the all-over print garments are made using a cut-and-sew process, which means that the design elements on the different pieces of fabric might not line up exactly, which especially depends on the size of garment you're purchasing. This is normal and shouldn't be too noticeable while wearing.

Here are the themes, all Disney/Pixar-related, for the three races taking place April 13-16, 2023

Cars for the 5K

Monsters for the 10K

Toy Story for the 10-Miler

Finding Nemo & Dory for the Challenge

Cars for the 5K

Zazzle has some fun graphics inspired by characters and themes from Cars. You can use Zazzle's tools to transfer designs to different products. I'm sharing some examples below that would be fun to wear on race day.

Lightning McQueen Stylized #95 Race Number Sport-Tek Shirt

This bold design is simply Lightning McQueen's race number, 95, filled in bold yellow and red with the character's face making up the red portion. This bold simple design on a sporty moisture-wicking shirt is perfect for channeling the 5K theme on race day!

Cruz Ramirez Faster Than Fast Logo Tank Top

Channel the race spirit of Cruz Ramirez, yellow trainer character from the Rust-eze Racing Center. This fun distressed logo style design is captioned "Faster Than Fast", a perfect race day mantra!

Smokey's Garage Cars 3 Sport-Tek Competitor T-Shirt

The iconic character Smokey appears in Cars 3. He's inspired by the real life legendary mechanic Henry "Smokey" Yunick. Wear a sport moisture-wicking shirt with this fun logo style design for your Cars race.

Piston Cup Champion White Marble Flowy Tank Top

Race in fun Cars style with this great racerback tank top with a vintage style design. Piston Cup Champion is a logo-style image that's been intentionally distressed for a vintage style.

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