runDisney Marathon Weekend 2023 Costume Inspirations: Last Minute Ideas

Marathon Weekend 2023 at Walt Disney World is coming up fast! The event begins with the Expo opening on Wednesday, January 4th, and continues with races the following four days: 5K on Thursday; 10K on Friday; half marathon on Saturday, and the full marathon on Sunday! Hopefully your training is going well and you've already got your outfit figured out -- but if you don't, I've got some ideas for you, from my shop on Etsy. If you'll be buying from my shop or another independent artist on Etsy, be sure to check the delivery dates for your purchases before clicking BUY, as deadlines for many Etsy made-to-order items are approaching fast!

As you probably know, runDisney events have themes or mascots for each race and each challenge event. 

The overarching theming for the 2023 race weekend has a definite 1990s vibe, with its colorful geometric pattern designs. The theming comes courtesy of the weekend marking the 30th anniversary of the full marathon.

Each race has its own mascots; here they are for Marathon Weekend 2023.

Pluto for the 5K
Chip N Dale for the 10K
Donald and Daisy for the Half Marathon
Mickey and Minnie for the Full Marathon
and then there's Goofy and Dopey!

Pluto for the 5K

Dress up at Mickey's best friend and four-legged companion with fun all-over print costume pieces inspired by Pluto! Here are some pieces I've got in my Etsy shop.

Pluto Inspired Fab Five Pooch All-Over Print Costume Lightweight Unisex T-Shirt – Dress up like Mickey's best pal and Fab Five member Pluto the pooch with this fun all-over print costume piece. The design uses Pluto's iconic yellowish... View on Etsy
Pluto Inspired Fab Five Pooch All-Over Print Women's Lightweight Costume T-Shirt – Dress up like Mickey's best pal and Fab Five member Pluto the pooch with this fun all-over print costume piece. The design uses Pluto's iconic yellowish... View on Etsy
Pluto Inspired Fab Five Pooch All-Over Print Costume Women's Tank Top – Dress up like Mickey's best pal and Fab Five member Pluto the pooch with this fun all-over print costume tank top. The design uses Pluto's iconic... View on Etsy
Pluto Inspired Fab Five Pooch All-Over Print Costume Women's Crop Tank Top – Dress up like Mickey's best pal and Fab Five member Pluto the pooch with this fun all-over print costume crop top. The design uses Pluto's iconic... View on Etsy

Chip N Dale for the 10K

The mischievous chipmunks are a fun pair! Dress up as Chip or Dale with these pieces available in my Etsy shop.

Chip 'n' Dale Costume Chipmunk Inspired Dale All-Over Print Men's/Unisex Athletic T-Shirt – Dress up like a famous chipmunk with this fun costume t-shirt! The cute animal character shirt uses a cartoon illustration style inspired by the color of... View on Etsy
Chip 'n' Dale Costume Chipmunk Inspired Chip All-Over Print Women's Lightweight Costume T-Shirt – Dress up like a famous chipmunk with this fun costume t-shirt! The cute animal character shirt uses a cartoon illustration style inspired by the color of... View on Etsy
Chip 'n' Dale Costume Chipmunk Inspired Dale All-Over Print Women's Lightweight Costume T-Shirt – Dress up like a famous chipmunk with this fun costume t-shirt! The cute animal character shirt uses a cartoon illustration style inspired by the color of... View on Etsy
Chip 'n' Dale Costume Chipmunk Inspired Chip All-Over Print Costume Women's Tank Top – Dress up like a famous chipmunk with this fun costume tank top! The cute animal character shirt uses a cartoon illustration style inspired by the color... View on Etsy
Chip 'n' Dale Costume Chipmunk Inspired Dale All-Over Print Costume Women's Tank Top – Dress up like a famous chipmunk with this fun costume tank top! The cute animal character shirt uses a cartoon illustration style inspired by the color... View on Etsy
Chip 'n' Dale Costume Chipmunk Inspired Chip All-Over Print Men's/Unisex Athletic T-Shirt – Dress up like a famous chipmunk with this fun costume t-shirt! The cute animal character shirt uses a cartoon illustration style inspired by the color of... View on Etsy

Donald and Daisy for the Half Marathon

Mickey and Minnie for the Full Marathon

Just like the ducks, there are plenty of Mickey and Minnie themed outfits available for runners -- just search Etsy. We've got a lot of popular retro pattern designs that are perfect for the marathon and would work well for any of the other race distances; see some examples below. You can find the entire race weekend themed gear collection here: Race Weekend Inspired from WeRunForFun.

Retro Marathon Inspired Geometric Pattern All-Over Print Women's Lightweight Costume T-Shirt – This fun all-over print pattern t-shirt is perfect for celebrating retro 1990s style. The colorful pattern is inspired by the popular geometric style from the 90s.... View on Etsy
Retro Marathon Inspired Geometric Pattern Multi-Use Headband Tube Scarf Neck Gaiter Costume Accessory – This fun all-over print pattern design is perfect for celebrating retro 1990s style. The colorful pattern is inspired by the popular geometric style from the 90s.... View on Etsy
Retro Marathon Inspired Geometric Pattern All-Over Print Costume Women's Tank Top – This fun all-over print pattern tank top is perfect for celebrating retro 1990s style. The colorful pattern is inspired by the popular geometric style from the... View on Etsy
Retro Marathon Inspired Geometric Pattern All-Over Print Costume Skater Skirt – This fun all-over print pattern skater skirt is perfect for celebrating retro 1990s style. The colorful pattern is inspired by the popular geometric style from the... View on Etsy
Retro Goofy Inspired Icons Pattern All-Over Print Women's Lightweight Costume T-Shirt – This fun all-over print pattern design is perfect for celebrating retro 1990s style. The colorful pattern against a purple background is inspired by the popular geometric... View on Etsy
Retro Goofy Inspired Icons Pattern All-Over Print Men's Tank Top – This fun all-over print pattern design is perfect for celebrating retro 1990s style. The colorful pattern against a purple background is inspired by the popular geometric... View on Etsy
Retro Goofy Inspired Icons Pattern Athletic Headband – This fun all-over print pattern design is perfect for celebrating retro 1990s style. The colorful pattern against a purple background is inspired by the popular geometric... View on Etsy
Retro Goofy Inspired Icons Pattern All-Over Print Costume Women's Crop Tank Top – This fun all-over print pattern design is perfect for celebrating retro 1990s style. The colorful pattern against a purple background is inspired by the popular geometric... View on Etsy
Totally Rad Retro Pattern All-Over Print Women's Lightweight Costume T-Shirt – Dress in rad retro 1990s style with this totally awesome geometric pattern shirt. The pattern uses different bold shapes against a dark background. This fun all-over... View on Etsy
Retro 1990s Geometric Pattern on Dark All-Over Print Unisex Lightweight Costume T-Shirt – Dress in retro 1990s style with this totally awesome colorful geometric pattern on a dark background. The pattern uses different shapes and squiggly lines in bright... View on Etsy
Retro 1990s Geometric Pattern in Blue, Pink, Purple All-Over Print Women's Lightweight Costume T-Shirt – Dress in retro 1990s style with this totally awesome colorful geometric pattern in shades of blue, purple, and pink. The pattern uses different bold shapes and... View on Etsy
Totally Rad Retro Pattern All-Over Print Costume Casual Leggings – Dress in rad retro 1990s style with this totally awesome geometric pattern garment. The pattern uses different bold shapes against a dark background. These fun all-over... View on Etsy

Whatever you decide to wear, consider the weather and have options in case of extreme heat or extreme cold -- both are possible! I'll be running the 5K and as of right now, I've got some ideas... but I'm not entirely sure what I'll be wearing. Eek!

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